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Corporations have too much unconfigured IoT
Published in IoT
Wednesday, 30 January 2019 11:48

Corporations have too much unconfigured IoT


Evil coffee machine could bring down the company

Security expert Ken Munro, senior partner at ethical hacking firm Pen Test Partners, and which specialises in IoT devices, has warned that too much is going out improperly configured, leaving networks wide open.

UK businesses vulnerable to IoT attacks
Published in IoT
Wednesday, 16 January 2019 12:20

UK businesses vulnerable to IoT attacks


Less than half could even detect an attack if it happens

 Research has shown that UK businesses are worryingly vulnerable to attacks targeted at IoT devices.

Second generation of light IoT networks powers up
Published in IoT


LiFi-integrated lighting and networking

First of a new, wider range of LiFi-enabled lights hits the market that its makers claim is faster, simpler and more efficient.

Google Schafts disaster robot unit
Published in IoT
Friday, 16 November 2018 12:09

Google Schafts disaster robot unit


Human Robots not working for Google

Google’s Schaft, which develops bipedal robots to helping in disaster efforts, is being shut down.

Amazon plans to release eight IoT devices
Published in IoT
Tuesday, 18 September 2018 10:27

Amazon plans to release eight IoT devices


Alexa powered

Online bookseller Amazon is planning to release at least eight  new voice controlled hardware devices before the end of the year.

Qualcomm’s president speaks of future after NXP
Published in IoT


From 500 to 9K customers organically in IoT

The NXP saga has finally ended after 21 months of trying. Qualcomm paid the Dutch company $2 billion in damages due to its inability to get approval by China's regulatory agency, saying it happened because of matters beyond its control. This was the first time that the President of Qualcomm Cristiano Amon took a stage and informed business analysts about life after NXP in IoT.

New Snapdragon wear coming
Published in IoT
Wednesday, 08 August 2018 09:49

New Snapdragon wear coming


September 10

The chap known as Mr Mobile has shared with the world that Qualcomm might be showing off a new watch platform on September 10 and most likely this will be brand-new Snapdragon wear that hasn’t been upgraded since 2016.

Makibes G03 Plus GPS smartband
Published in Reviews
Friday, 13 July 2018 12:07

Makibes G03 Plus GPS smartband


Good tracking for €38.57

Makibes is not a big established brand in the bushel of smart fitness trackers but the company managed to make an affordable, connected, GPS smart band and price it for under 40 Euro / $44 USD.

Silicon wafer demand propped up by the IoT and clever cars
Published in IoT


But there are shortfalls

The Internet of Things and the move to more intelligent cars is creating a shortfall in the supply of silicon wafers and other raw materials, which will likely persist through 2025.

Paul Jacobs launches XCOM
Published in Network
Monday, 11 June 2018 12:35

Paul Jacobs launches XCOM


Ex-Chairman still wants Qualcomm

Last week there was a disturbance in the force. Former CEO and recent chairman of Qualcomm, Paul E. Jacobs, decided to start a new company and call it XCOM. There is little surprise that his new company is focusing on the 5G wireless technologies that will propel the next mobile revolution.