Mitigating IoT transduction attacks

There are serious risks to modern-day sensors through “transduction attacks” according to research conducted jointly by Kevin Fu from the University of Michigan, and Wenyuan Xu from Zhejiang University. The vulnerability could result in real-world problems for those that use devices equipped with sensors.

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Mobile QR code coupon redemptions to surge, surpassing 5.3 bn by 2022, says Juniper Research

A new study from Juniper Research has found that the number of QR code coupons redeemed via mobile will reach 5.3 billion by 2022, up from an estimated 1.3 billion in 2017.

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Apple & GE partner to bring Predix industrial apps to iPhone & iPad

Apple® and GE announced a partnership to deliver powerful industrial apps designed to bring predictive data and analytics from Predix, GE’s industrial Internet of Things (IoT) platform, to iPhone® and iPad®. The two companies unveiled a new Predix software development kit (SDK) for iOS,

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Will mobile devices replace computers?

For the first time in history, US consumers are using mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, more than PC’s to access the internet. This is the main reason why more and more companies are creating apps and making their websites mobile-friendly to reach more consumers.

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DOCOMO carrier billing now available for App Store, Apple Music, iTunes and iBooks purchases

NTT DOCOMO customers are now able to pay for App Store, Apple Music, iTunes and iBooks purchases across Apple devices via carrier billing — providing a safe, secure and versatile payment method to meet Japan’s growing demand for digital entertainment.

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HARMAN claims first-ever integration of Apple CarPlay through wireless connectivity

HARMAN International Industries, Inc, a connected technologies company for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, has announced the successful commercial implementation of Apple CarPlay integration through a wireless connection, said to be a first for the connected car industry.

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Smart home services for international operators launched by Germany’s ABOX42

ABOX42 GmbH, a supplier of IPTV, OTT and Hybrid-DVB Set-Top-Box platforms, has introduced its new Smart Home solution ABOX42.IO for international operators to the Smart Home market.

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Vienna-based smart parking start-up wins €250,000 funding from Pioneers Ventures

Pioneers Ventures, a venture capital branch of Pioneers.io, is to invest €250,000 into Vienna-based smart parking start-up Parkbob.

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Ford drivers just say ‘I need a coffee!’ to find cafés as SYNC 3 comes to Europe

Ford Motor Company launched its new SYNC 3 communications and entertainment system in Europe, allowing drivers to control their connected smartphones, audio, navigation, and climate functions with more conversational voice commands.

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What’s going to be on show in Barcelona?

A number of trends will be visible at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016. Here Dr Kevin Curran of Ulster University, describes some of the features.

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OPSWAT announces Gears Mobile App securing devices for consumers, SMEs and enterprises

OPSWAT has launched the Gears mobile app for iPhone® and AndroidTM. The Gears platform already provides enterprise-wide monitoring and management for the security and posture of desktops, laptops, virtual machines and servers.

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Controlling your car in the future ‘Internet of Things’

Someone recently stated that the development of the Internet of Things is the modern-day equivalent of the Industrial Revolution, and they may well be right.

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GPS and RF systems give global access to secure, real-time fleet and asset tracking, says AMI

AMI has launched a new online platform, AMI Nexis, an internet-based software which utilises cutting edge GPS tracking devices for a variety of business applications. Heralded as the future of asset management and tracking, the software enables businesses to track a variety of occurrences, from the management of assets to the transportation of fleets.

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Masimo launches iSpO2™ pulse oximeter for iPhone, iPad & iPod touch

Irvine, California, USA. December 16, 2012 — Masimo Corporation has launched a pulse oximeter, called iSpO2™, for Apple™’s iPhone, iPad & iPod touch. iSpO2™ uses the same technology found in Masimo’s professional line of pulse oximeters and Pulse CO-Oximeters™ used in hospitals around the world to provide accurate measurements.

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iPhone 5 dodges NFC as a mobile wallet technology and plays for time on Passbook

(Reuters & additional reporting) — Any lingering hopes among proponents of NFC that Apple’s launch of the iPhone 5 (pictured) might spring a pleasant surprise were dashed on Friday when the new device emerged without the technology. This non-move had been trailed beforehand but backers of NFC as a leading mobile payment technology may still

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Withings Smart Blood Pressure Monitor wins iF Gold Product Design Award 2012

Paris, France — Withings’ Smart Blood Pressure Monitor has won the iF Gold Product Design Award 2012 and will in future be recognised with the iF label. This is in addition to the CES Innovations Award from the USA’s Consumer Electronics Show in January this year.

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