Wages surge 8% year-on-year as UK firms battle to attract big data experts

Salaries for IT professionals in big data have risen by almost 8% in just a year, according to the latest Tech Cities Job Watch report, from a global provider of professional IT  resourcing, Experis.

Read more

3.4 million users of mobile telecare systems predicted in Europe and North America by 2021

Over the last few months Berg Insight has been looking closely at the market for people monitoring services. There are for instance several types of monitoring systems that make it possible for elderly and people with cognitive disabilities to live independently in their homes for as long as possible.

Read more

NB-IoT – another option in the IoT toolbox

An avalanche of initiatives related to low power wireless networking hit the IoT industry during 2015. At the end of that year, the 3GPP announced that the leading players in the telecom industry had agreed to develop a joint new standard for IoT communications based on existing mobile network infrastructure. The Narrowband-IoT (NB-IoT) standard is

Read more

LPWA – the ‘Things’ finally get their own networks

After you’ve been in this industry for a while, you start to learn to trust your nose when it comes to new technologies, writes IoT Now magazine’s editor, Alun Lewis. Exposed to the usual hype, disinformation and vapourware, it’s all too easy to become sceptical – even cynical – about many claims that are made.

Read more

FIME enhances GlobalPlatform test portfolio to include GSMA embedded UICC products

FIME’s laboratory and global test tool is one of the first to be qualified by GlobalPlatform to verify that embedded UICC (eUICC) products meet the functional requirements outlined in the GSMA Remote Provisioning Architecture for Embedded UICC, Technical Specification.

Read more

TA Technology (Shanghai) Co Ltd becomes GlobalPlatform Observer Member

GlobalPlatform has welcomed TA Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. as its latest Observer Member. Based in China, TA Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. provides third-party testing and evaluation services.

Read more

The ‘pay’ model is strong, but banks are still in play

The current state of ‘Pay’ Apple Pay registered some impressive figures when it launched in the US in 2014. It seems, though, that adoption has slowed, as more devices go unregistered and the initial hype dies down. An ongoing survey conducted by InfoScout in cooperation with PYMNTS.com shows the number of eligible Apple Pay users

Read more

Solar-powered M2M kiosks help vehicles to deliver phone recharging in remote communities

Gemalto, is providing M2M connectivity for SOLARKIOSK, a compact, solar powered station transported onboard a mobile vehicle. This cabin features photovoltaic panels across its roof to generate sustainable energy in areas outside of conventional power cabling and infrastructures.

Read more

‘Xiaomi the money’ – Chinese smartphone manufacturer on the ascendent

The profit challenge The single biggest challenge facing the smartphone industry is making profit. In 2012, Apple captured 87% of smartphone profits and Samsung managed 32%. Every other smartphone vendor made a loss. Apple dominates in the premium and profitable end of the market, whilst Samsung benefits from an integrated supply chain and a huge

Read more

Empirix delivers service assurance for wireless vehicle solutions

Empirix announced enhancements to its Empirix E-XMS service assurance platform for monitoring telematics solutions

Read more

Kony buys Australia's Sky Technologies to offer SAP customers 'complete' end-to-end enterprise mobility

Orlando, Florida, USA. August 21, 2012 – As part of its ongoing strategy to simplify enterprise mobility, Kony Solutions, Inc., today announced it will acquire Sky Technologies, an SAP-certified mobility solutions provider based in Melbourne, Australia.

Read more

GCT Semiconductor LTE Single-Chip now certified for LTE modules on Verizon Wireless network

San Jose, California, USA. (BUSINESS WIRE) — GCT Semiconductor, a designer and supplier of 4G mobile semiconductors, has announced that its LTE single-chip, GDM7240, has been certified for use in 4G LTE modules on the Verizon 4G LTE wireless network. Device makers seeking an LTE module can now benefit from faster time-to-market.

Read more

Telit and Nimble Wireless extend life of flexible fleet and asset monitoring solutions

Telit Wireless Solutions, a global provider of high-quality machine-to-machine (M2M) modules and services, has announced that its embedded modules are enabling cellular communication for Nimble Wireless, Inc.

Read more

China Unicom and Telefonica partner with Telstra for embedded M2M SIMs

China Unicom, through cooperation with Telefónica, has proven a solution for remote management of embedded SIM subscriptions data based on the principles of the embedded SIM that is being developed by the GSMA.

Read more

Mobile Healthcare Industry Summit 2012

Event Date: 25 September, 2012 The Grand Connaught Rooms, London Mobile Healthcare Industry Summit 2012 taking place on 25 September 2012 in London will bring together all the key players of the m-Health value chain in a revised, focussed, one day format of case studies and panel sessions.

Read more