IBM is to expand its IoT platform – IBM IoT Foundation - through an integration with ARM providing out-of-the-box connectivity with ARM mbed-enabled devices to analytics services. This fusion will allow huge quantities of data from devices such as industrial appliances, weather sensors and wearable monitoring devices to be gathered, analyzed and acted upon.
CYBERBIT Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd, Israel, established in May has been awarded two contracts. One was awarded by the National Police of a European country, the second awarded by a law enforcement agency of an African country with contracts being executed over a two-year period.
The technology of satellite tagging has disclosed that two more red kites have been illegally killed in northern Scotland. The incidents in 2014 are just now being made public as Police have concluded enquiries. No-one has been arrested in connection with any of the incidents.
As Europe notes that the economic impact of the Internet of Things will be measured in Centillions, resultant benefits of a connected society are significant, disruptive and transformational. Along with opportunity, FUD (fear uncertainty and doubt) arises over IoT security systems. Responding the IoTSF (IoT Security Foundation ) has been established and will launch September 23 in London, with the Io/T World Forum follow up in November 18-19 in London. Currently any search for IoTSF tends to land up in the IBM’s IoT Foundation lap!!
Biotechnology business Xgenex LLC bsiness at Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, now has a commercial agreement with AquaBella Organic Solutions micro-organism innovation for the North America sales of AquaBella, the bio-enzyme water treatment and TerraBella, an organic sustainable soil corrective and root inoculant that improves produce quality, increases yield in a variety of soils and climates, and relieves drought pressure in hard-hit areas of North America. Here in the UK the already valuable Farm Machinery locator is now offering an intriguing, online, UPDATING (!) infographic.
Gaberlunzie is impressed by the DxO’s ONE recently-announced “connected camera,” that has just been awarded the prestigious EISA Award for 2015-2016 in the category of "Best European Photo Innovation". The European Image and Sound Association, more than 15 of the biggest photography magazines through Europe, praised the design of DxO’s first ever camera, as well as the company’s ability to go beyond the conventional approach when creating a camera of this quality.
Ofcom reveals that Smartphones have overtaken laptops as the most popular device for getting online, but businesses rushing to create apps to reach this market could be wasting their time, according to a new study.
GE is likely to secure EU approval for its proposed €12.4-billion ($13.8 billion) bid for the French ALSO.PA (Alstom's power business) its largest ever dea,l reports Reuters. European Commission approval comes after its rejection 14 years ago when GE attempted a $42 billion takeover of HON.N (Honeywell International), despite US authorities approval.
While researchers have shown that graphene ribbons narrower than 10 nanometers do act like semiconductors, exhibiting a band gap they struggle to produce a way to make them so that it could be plausibly applied by the semiconductor industry
Seven out of ten CIOs are budgeting for cloud initiatives today. Nine out of ten are getting ready to spend more on private and hybrid clouds. The Infoblox Infographic shows you at a glance the Who, How Much, and Why of cloud adoption.
The recent report from telecoms watchdog Ofcom finds still that a quarter of Scotland’s landmass has no mobile coverage . At 97.1 per cent, Scotland has the lowest proportion of premises in the vicinity of which a 3G signal can be received compared s with 99.6 per cent in England, or the UK-wide average of 99.3 per cent.
Edinburgh’s August meet of the Bitcoiners may have something to say on a new study that uses Google Trends data in an attempt to understand who uses the anonymous crypto-currency Bitcoin, and for what purposes.
The House of Commons Select Committee for DCMS (Department of Culture, Media and Sport) has launched yet another inquiry into the national Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) programme focused on coverage, delivery and speed of UK superfast broadband and mobile connectivity.
NASA’s Kepler mission has confirmed the first near-Earth-size planet in the “habitable zone” around a sun-like star. This discovery and the introduction of 11 other new small habitable zone candidate planets mark another milestone in the journey to finding another “Earth.”
In the wake of the demonstration over vehicles, autonomy and security, the connected car software used in a large number of Chrysler and Dodge vehicles in the United States, has Fiat Chrysler NV recalling approximately 1.4 million vehicles for emergency security patches.
Cobler’s bairns “being aye ill shod” springs to mind as “The Scotsman” reports seagulls causing problems for Aberdeen football club and tackling the problems of menacing seagulls by recruiting a killer hawk to scare them off.
A pair of Missouri-based hackers have logging into a Jeep Cherokee remotely, while it was being driven and systematically taken over the car’s functionality. The experts are to release some hack details at the Black Hat security conference in Vegas. It comes as IdTechEx reports on Autonomous Vehicles, Land Water, Air 2015-2035
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