How the insurance industry is responding to connected cars and autonomous vehicles

The insurance space is traditionally a slow-moving industry, but for once it appears to be changing up a gear to be part of the automotive industry of the future. It is impressive how quickly IoT has become part of our everyday lives, when only a couple of years ago it was considered a tech ‘buzzword’.

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Internet of Things will be centre stage in Hannover at CeBIT 2017, say organisers

Digital integration is rapidly interconnecting machines, industrial plant and products of every kind to create the Internet of Things (IoT). For companies, the IoT is an opportunity to realise new business models, optimise internal processes and achieve major cost savings.

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Connected car service revenues expected to top US$42 billion by 2022

Connected car services are driving recurring revenue growth and transforming the automobile industry. Revenues from connected car services are expected to top US$42 billion by 2022.

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Expectations for IoT in 2017: Key developments in LPWA tech, connected cars and smart cities

2016 has been a busy year for telecoms operators in the Internet of Things (IoT) market, most notably in low-power, wide-area (LPWA) technologies as narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) and LTE-M (long-term evolution to 4G, machine to machine) approach full commercial deployment.

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Developments in LPWA technologies, connected cars and smart cities among Analysys Mason’s IoT predictions for 2017

2016 has been a busy year for telecoms operators in the IoT market, most notably in low-power, wide-area (LPWA) technologies as NB-IoT and LTE-M approach full commercial deployment.

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Norwegian researchers show how to hack and drive a Tesla car through its app

Research by Norwegian app security firm Promon has demonstrated that, by exploiting a lack of security in the Tesla smartphone app, cybercriminals could take control of the company’s vehicles. They have shown they can locate, unlock and drive the car away unhindered.

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Four lessons from the Fire Monkey for today’s energy businesses

2016 is the Year of the Monkey in the Chinese calendar. More specifically, it’s the Year of the Fire Monkey. So, for those of you unfamiliar with Chinese and wider Asian culture … who or what is the Fire Monkey? Firstly, the Monkey is one of the 12 animals of the Chinese Zodiac.

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Juniper Research announces Technology & Innovation winners of Future Digital Awards 2016

The winners of this year’s Future Digital Awards for Technology & Innovation were announced.

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‘Everything as a service’ – IoT is transforming objects into services

It used to be that when you bought a product you had only one opportunity to buy the model most tailored to your needs because you were stuck with it until the time came to replace it. The object – be it a lightbulb or copier, an MRI machine or piece of telecommunications equipment –

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Four trends transforming IoT in 2016

In the coming year, Internet of Things (IoT) vendors could benefit by thinking like Marc Andreessen, the Netscape co-founder who famously proclaimed that “software is eating the world.” It certainly looks like IoT devices will be no exception.

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‘Criminal’ attitude of car makers, Asimov’s Law and vulnerable utilities scrutinised by McNiel

Technological leaps are meat and drink to these columns. But today Jim McNiel doesn’t seem to want to talk about that, so much as how to use the leaps. As global chief marketing officer of newly enlarged NetScout he’s well placed to discuss both.

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No IoT ‘Killer App’ for consumers but a giant opportunity for Industry 4.0, Summit hears

When public speaking, start with a bang they say. It’s advice that clearly wasn’t lost on Ben Salama, managing director and Global Connected Operations lead at Accenture Mobility, writes Jeremy Cowan.

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Telefónica partners with JCDecaux for urban M2M services and connects Tesla EVs across Europe

Paris, France & London, UK — Telefónica is partnering with JCDecaux, a leader  in outdoor communications and self-service bicycles, for the development of a new range of smart machine-to-machine (M2M) based solutions for urban environments. The operator has also announced a deal with electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer, Tesla to provide M2M connectivity for the Tesla Model S in

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