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Telit launches deviceWISE for IBM IoT

Telit has announced that its deviceWISE IoT platform is now fully interoperable with the IBM Watson IoT platform. Together, Telit and IBM intend to use these products to promote global industrial IoT deployments. Using the deviceWISE IoT solution in combination with the IBM Watson IoT platform is intended to enable immediate on-boarding of IoT devices for… Read More

Altice aims to make Portugal Europe’s 5G leader

Dutch telecom firm Altice’s Portuguese division is partnering with Huawei in an attempt to make Portugal the European 5G leader. According to Altice Portugal’s CEO, Alexandre Fonseca, the work that the two companies have done together means that Portugal may be one of the first countries to implement 5G. Speaking after a demonstration of a… Read More

Azure IoT Edge now generally available, open sourced

Azure has made its IoT Edge offering globally available and made it open source and available on GitHub, which Microsoft recently acquired. The IoT Edge product, from Microsoft’s cloud division, was first released around a year ago, and has seen success in a variety of industries, according to Azure. Now, the company has made it… Read More

Self-driving car projects get £25 million from UK government

The UK government has set up a £25 million fund for self-driving car projects with the aim of getting them on roads by 2020. The Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV), set up by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and the Department for Transport in 2015, has a fund of up… Read More

Digital twins and development of industrial digital technologies

Siemens speaks to The Stack on the findings of the Made Smarter Review which sets out a roadmap for how businesses can undertake the wide-scale adoption of industrial digital technologies (IDTs).  The findings articulated in the Made Smarter Review clearly shows the way forward if our industrial base is to capitalise on the potential of digitalisation in order… Read More

Autonomous vehicles: the human approach

Autonomous vehicles are not yet safe. News broke recently that the autopilot in a Tesla involved in a fatal crash caused the car to speed up towards a barrier. The car, carrying 38-year-old Apple engineer Wei Huang, who later died in hospital, went from 62mph to 70.8mph in the three seconds leading up to the… Read More

Canadian tech companies collaborate on IoT security solution

IoT security has a new weapon as three Canadian technology companies have collaborated to create a data security solution for smart city and IoT applications. The data security solution, from eleven-x, ESCRYPT and OrbiWise, is available to all applications running on the eleven-x network, Canada’s first and only coast-to-coast IoT optimized network. The companies worked together to integrate… Read More

IoT botnet Hide and Seek evolves to survive device reboot

Security researchers have discovered the re-emergence of the Hide and Seek IoT botnet, which is the first of its type to be able to survive a device reboot. Initially discovered in January this year by Bitdefender, the botnet has managed to infect around 90,000 devices worldwide. Researchers believe that the current intention of its designers… Read More

Nokia partners with TeamTalk for critical communications in NZ

Nokia has announced a collaboration with TeamTalk, to improve critical communications and emergency services throughout New Zealand. The collaboration will encompass wireless technologies, the Internet of Things, emergency services, connected service vehicles, and private LTE solutions. The two companies will work together to build an IP/Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) radio service, employing Nokia’s backhaul network solution, to… Read More

NTT Group releases proof of concept for Las Vegas smart city

NTT Group has created the first smart city proof of concept for Las Vegas, as part of the Las Vegas Digital Transformation initiative. Created in conjunction with Dell Technologies, the NTT Group smart city solution is a secure, distributed platform that incorporates sensors throughout the city providing real-time data to localized micro data centers. The… Read More

Here’s how Didi could take on Uber in Mexico

Following the official announcement by Didi that it has set up business in Mexico, where its arch-rival Uber has an 87% market share, the question that everybody wants answered is: who will win? The two companies have engaged in a hugely costly battle before, in Didi’s home country of China, where Uber was eventually driven… Read More

Microsoft to invest $5 billion in the Internet of Things

Microsoft has announced that it will invest $5 billion in IoT in the next four years as part of its drive to become the go-to digital transformation company. The Washington-based member of the tech big five has been shouting about its aims to ‘give every customer the ability to transform their business’ for some time… Read More