ProShip shipping software launched in UK for customer-centric retailers

Neopost Shipping, a provider in logistics software and supply chain solutions, today announced it will expand its offerings for enterprise-wide, multi-carrier shipping and manifesting software to retailers in the United Kingdom with the launch of ProShip.

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Vodafone completes a successful trial of UK 4G mini mobile mast

Vodafone UK has achieved an industry first with the successful trial of a new 4G mini mobile mast in the small village of Porthcurno on the southern Cornish coast. The mini mast is now providing customers with 4G mobile data speeds of more than 200Mbps, as well as a strong voice signal,

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Deciphering the real cost versus benefit of investing in IoT

IoT has the potential to transform companies from simply being product manufacturers, to becoming service providers but a sizeable investment in a new way of working needs to be cost effective and proven to deliver results. Relying on loose concepts won’t ensure success. Plus, every company will have different pain points and business needs for

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Fusion Risk Management expands European operations with two additions to UK sales staff

Fusion Risk Management, Inc., a provider of business continuity risk management software and services, has added two senior sales executives in the United Kingdom. Derek McGee and Laura Sloan joined Fusion this month as the company expands European operations to meet rapidly growing demand for its solutions.

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Field services operations bullish on emerging technologies, finds Red Hat global survey

For many industries, from transportation to utilities, manufacturing and more, field workers are pivotal to the success of business operations, the satisfaction of customers, and the growth of the bottom line.

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China puts 5G in the fast lane but could strain operator resources until 2020, says Strategy Analytics

China is accelerating 5G development and hopes 5G will become an engine for the country’s new industrialisation and digital transformation, replicating its industrial policy that produced success in 4G.

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Cisco announces $1 billion program for smart cities

So-called “smart cities” have less pollution, safer streets, and better quality of life for citizens. But many finance officers struggle to fund the upgrades that will make their cities smart. To help, Cisco introduced the City Infrastructure Financing Acceleration Program.

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IoT is still in early stages of development, say investors backing Wireless Innovation and Sabio

Lyceum Capital has been in the news lately. On August 16, IoT Now reported that the company was an investor in customer contact specialist Sabio, which has amassed a €35 million warchest. CEO, Andy Roberts told us exclusively what the company would spend it on. One week later, Lyceum was back in the headlines announcing

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Scared about supply chain cybersecurity? 5 reasons you aren’t scared enough- Part 2

We saw the 1st reason of supply chain cybersecurity in the Part 1 yesterday. Now we see the remaining reasons today. In today’s world, “common criminals, organised crime rings, and nation-states leverage sophisticated techniques to launch attacks that are highly targeted and very difficult to detect,”

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GrowthEnabler assesses the UK’s top IoT start-ups in early, mid and late stages of development

GrowthEnabler has announced its GrowthEnabler Scoring System for the Internet of Things (IoT) market in the UK. The rating is revealed in the company’s new Market Pulse Report on IoT, which uncovers key trends and insights on what is rapidly becoming one of the UK’s most innovative technology sectors.

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AT&T offers solution providers new resources to tap IoT potential with its Partner Exchange

AT&T Partner Exchange® is launching a collection of three new Internet of Things (IoT) resources, designed to make it easier for solution providers to navigate the possibilities of IoT with their customers.

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In the land of IoT coverage is king

Industrial applications of IoT technology and solutions provide some of the most high-value use cases of the connected technology. From logistics to improving environmental applications, says Neil Hamilton, VP of Business Development at Thingstream,

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With money pouring in, are security and RoI concerns keeping IoT in the hype zone?

Valued at one trillion dollars, the global Internet of Things (IoT) market continues to garner keen interest from innovators, receiving a record $1.4 billion in venture capital in 2016. But barriers to its adoption in the enterprise seem to keep the sector in the hype zone,

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Breed Reply launches sixth ‘Best in Breed’ search for IoT start-ups and reports best of last search

Breed Reply, Reply Group’s IoT investor which funds and provides operational support to early stage companies in the Internet of Things (IoT) space, is launching a new search for early stage IoT investment opportunities, ‘Best in Breed 6’. Companies that submit the strongest applications

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Liberty Global and Vodafone create a joint venture called VodafoneZiggo Group Holding B.V

Liberty Global and Vodafone Group have created a new 50:50 joint venture called VodafoneZiggo Group Holding B.V. Combining Ziggo’s fibre-rich broadband network with Vodafone’s mobile operation is designed to create a stronger converged competitor in the Dutch market,

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Telematics provider Xirgo Technologies sold to PE firm Hammond Kennedy Whitney

Xirgo Technologies, Inc., a developer of wireless telematics modules for tracking, monitoring, protecting and controlling remote assets and workers has been sold to an affiliate of Hammond Kennedy Whitney (HKW), a middle market private equity (PE) firm. 

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