Severe data breach could cost tech companies US$174mn per day

Tech companies could lose an average of US$174 million (€160 million) per day – or $37.30 billion (€34.46 billion) per month as a result of compromised records per data breach, new research shows. 

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TeamViewer integrates with IBM Maximo

TeamViewer, a global provider of secure remote connectivity solutions, announced their integration with IBM‘s Maximo Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) and Asset Performance Management (APM) solutions.

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Women in Tech: Female leaders to watch in 2020

In the 21st century, the tech we use defines a great deal of our lives, no matter our gender. So it’s heartening to see many of today’s top female innovators following the example of tech like Grace Hopper and Katherine Johnson — women who charged ahead and made their mark on the world of technology,

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Arvind Krishna elected IBM chief executive officer

The IBM board of directors has elected Arvind Krishna as chief executive officer of the company and a member of the board of directors, effective April 6, 2020. Krishna is currently IBM senior vice president for Cloud and Cognitive Software, and was a principal architect of the company’s acquisition of Red Hat.

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Haltian achieves Amazon Web Services IoT Competency status for platform providers

Internet of Things (IoT) company Haltian Oy has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) IoT Competency status. AWS IoT competency means deep domain expertise and solutions built on AWS from edge to cloud.

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More significant movement at the edge

In his latest Ecosystem column, Antony Savvas charts recent developments at the edge and new ownership for IoT corporate verticals.

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How to select the right Low Power Wide Area Network technology

The world of ‘Internet of Things’ and its uses across industries are expanding drastically. It is transforming the way human and devices interact with each other, creating market opportunities and enabling change across industries.

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Iotic raises €7.5mn to drive growth of digital twin technology used by Rolls-Royce Power Systems and Bam Nuttall

Cambridge-based Iotic has secured investment of €7.5 million (UK£6.5 million) to accelerate growth and meet increasing demand for its pioneering digital twin technology.

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Blockchain to save the food industry $31bn by 2024, driven by IoT partnerships

New data from Juniper Research shows that blockchain will enable $31 billion (€27.9 billion) in food fraud savings globally by 2024 by immutably tracking food across the supply chain. Substantial savings in food fraud will be realised from 2021 and compliance costs will be reduced by 30% by 2024.

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IoTSWC aims to take connectivity to ‘next level’, including IoT, artificial intelligence and blockchain

Digitalisation is making a relentless headway and transforming all kinds of industries and economic sectors, as a result of which many companies are assessing the most suitable technologies to invest in.

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Industry ecosystem grows but still faces problems down the road

It’s been a busy few weeks for the IoT ecosystem. Here, freelance technology writer Antony Savvas looks at developments and also considers some of the problems.

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Ted Schönbeck from Google cloud inaugurates Embedded Conference Scandinavia 2019

It has now been confirmed that Ted Schönbeck, head of Cloud Technology at Google Cloud, will inaugurate ECS 2019 which takes place November 5-6 at Kistamässan in Stockholm. He will also hold the keynote presentation ”AI – from hype to reality”.

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oneM2M recognises contributions to IoT standards with Technical Excellence Awards

Recognising individuals who have significantly contributed to the development and standardisation of the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem, oneM2M has announced that it has awarded three of its members with Technical Excellence Awards. 

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IoT Solutions World Congress announces the ten Testbeds for its edition this October

How can wind turbines on wind farms be fixed remotely? Will there be variable insurance policies that adapt to our driving behaviour? How can cyberattacks affecting the safety of autonomous cars be tackled? How can the water pollution of a river be monitored? How can energy losses in gas distribution networks be detected?

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IBM and AT&T announce multi-year strategic alliance

IBM and AT&T announced a multi-year strategic alliance. Under the agreement AT&T Communications will use IBM’s expertise to modernise AT&T Business Solutions’ internal software applications, enabling migrations to the IBM Cloud.

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Blockchain billing pilot project with Orange Group and MTS proves a success, say Syniverse and IBM

Syniverse and IBM have joined forces with the goal of advancing mobile roaming solutions with a pilot program that uses open-source blockchain technology. The solution is designed to instantly validate new wholesale billing and charging processes for clearing and settlement services.

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