Few trust the Internet of Things
Published in News


Serious concerns around IoT security

Security outfit Gemalto has just released a survey which says that 90 percent  of consumers lack confidence in the security of Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

Microsoft Cortana speaker hits stores
Published in Wearables


Invoke speaker at $199

Microsoft has joined a long list of vendors supporting smart talking speakers. The marriage with the famous Harman Kardon manufacturer created a Cortana powered speaker called Invoke.

IoT botnet reaching Godzilla standards
Published in News


No one does anything

A huge botnet which is based around internet of things devices is getting so big it will be able to apply for UN membership and get its version of “Botnet’s got talent”.

Is Intel quietly abandoning IoT plans?
Published in News


Jobs going now


For ages Intel has been banging on about the Internet of Things and how it will be the saviour of the chip business.

MediaTek releases IoT MT2625 SoC
Published in Processors


Internet of Things chip

MediaTek today unveiled its first narrow band Internet of Things (NB-IoT) SoC.

You're never on your own with Google Home
Published in Reviews


Review: UK version not quite there yet

I'm not too sure just which phrase sums up the internet of things (IoT). In these early days, perhaps it's the Wild West of legend or maybe it's like Sicily during the bad old days of the Mafia. Is it gunslinging or a quick shot to the back of the head by one of the families?

IoT garage door owner has product bricked
Published in News


Don’t complain about your IoT device


One of the darker aspects of the Internet of Things is that it places yourself totally at the mercy of companies which believe you have to do what they say and accept whatever poor service they offer.

Snapdragon 210 to support Android Things later this year
Published in Processors


First supported device with an LTE modem


Later this year, Qualcomm plans to release Android Things for its Snapdragon 210 mobile processor and the first demonstrations are expected to take place next week during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Wiston chairman says notebook industry facing a crisis
Published in Notebooks


Market stagnation from an industry led only by Microsoft and Intel


While most notebook brand vendors expect the notebook industry to grow steadily in 2017 as a result of increases in shipments, at least one ODM vendor is claiming that the proliferation of more feature-rich smartphones, tablets and other handheld devices is still a good reason to consider otherwise.

Internet of things causes university to tumble
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“Don't keep all of your IoT networks in one basket”

Yesterday the security team of a university’s IT staff faced an uphill struggle attempting to identify the origins of a campus-wide internet takeover that was eventually discovered as an assault coordinated through web-capable vending machines and other connected devices.