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    1. July 23, 2015

      John Chambers retires but stays connected at Cisco

      John Chambers has been busy in the run-up to his retirement from Cisco. The outgoing chief executive has established...

    2. July 22, 2015

      Arm buoyed by race to build the internet of things

      Arm Holdings has benefited from the increasing focus on the internet of things, with sales and profits increasing in...

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    1. July 15, 2015

      French gadget-makers pour into the ‘internet of things’

      Last month in Angers, 300km from Paris, President François Hollande opened Europe’s biggest centre dedicated to...

    2. July 9, 2015

      Cisco to invest $1bn in UK tech industry

      Cisco is promising to spend $1bn in the UK tech industry through a series of corporate acquisitions, venture capital...

    3. June 25, 2015

      Technology conceives the inconceivable

      A funny thing happened on the way to the internet of things. Many of the “things” got a mind of their own. They also...

    4. June 19, 2015

      Google and the tech industry search for ‘smart city’

      There is nothing new about trying to use internet-era technologies to make the world’s cities function better. But...

    5. June 15, 2015

      Study outlines theme park-style factories of the future

      BMW has taken the open plan office to a different level. At the carmaker’s Leipzig factory in eastern Germany, a parade...

    6. Tech blog

      May 28, 2015

      What's next for Android? Google's I/O keynote - as it happened

      This Live Blog session closed at 20:25 on 28 May 2015.Thousands of developers gathered in San Francisco for Google I/O,...

    7. May 28, 2015

      Chipmaker Avago buys Broadcom for $37bn

      Avago Technologies, a maker of semiconductors for smartphones, has struck a $37bn deal to acquire Broadcom in the...

    8. May 27, 2015

      Sonos chief rings alarm over preferred stock

      Too many leading private technology companies are putting early shareholders and employees at a disadvantage by...

    9. May 20, 2015

      Review: Pax Technica, by Philip Howard

      The subject of this book — the emerging “internet of things” — could not be more timely and important; and its central...

    10. May 20, 2015

      Huawei launches ‘internet of things’ operating system

      Huawei, the Chinese telecoms group, has launched an operating system designed to work exclusively with internet...

    11. FT Alphaville

      May 19, 2015

      21 Inc and the plan to kill the free internet

      Details of the hottest, most secretive bitcoin start-up in Silicon Valley have finally been revealed by chairman and...

    12. May 17, 2015

      How smart homes put a price on data

      As dusk falls, the lights in my flat start to come on, with those in the darkest rooms triggered first. When I walk...

    13. May 14, 2015

      Myo armband could give current controllers the elbow

      The keyboard; the mouse; the touchscreen: each new generation of computing has been accompanied by its own new kind of...

    14. May 12, 2015

      Try before you buy will be key to unlocking smart homes

      The home of tomorrow may already be here, but few are laying out the welcome mat. After decades of hype, the home of...

    15. April 26, 2015

      Danger in the digital age: the internet of vulnerable things

      Since the first PC virus was set loose in the mid-1980s by two brothers in Lahore — reportedly to deter piracy of...

    16. April 16, 2015

      Dropcam vs Canary: rival home security camera watchdogs

      In Dave Eggers’s novel ‘The Circle’, a fictional Silicon Valley megacorp launches SeeChange, tiny video cameras that...

    17. April 14, 2015

      Internet of things drives Intel revenues

      Intel made more than half a billion dollars from the “internet of things” in the last quarter, the latest sign that the...

    18. April 6, 2015

      How the internet of things can speed up health delivery

      Tiny sensors that can be swallowed are improving the accuracy of clinical trials by monitoring and managing...

    19. March 12, 2015

      @Muffin man and other nursery rhymes for the times

      What with Apple watches, the internet of things, cloud computing, social media and driverless cars, it is clear we need...

    20. March 9, 2015

      Entrepreneur tests out caring technology for elderly

      It is an all too familiar dilemma for the “sandwich generation”. An elderly parent refuses to wear a panic alarm — or...

    21. March 2, 2015

      Artificial intelligence and the fridge

      Could an internet-connected thing — a smart fridge, a thermostat or a home-help robot — become a millionaire? This is...

    22. February 13, 2015

      British Gas buys ‘smart home’ tech company AlertMe

      British Gas has paid £44m to acquire AlertMe, the UK start-up whose “smart home” technology allows 150,000 of the...

    23. February 10, 2015

      Why couch potatoes choose to relinquish their private lives

      Big Telly is watching you. Consumers have been put on alert about Samsung’s “sinister” SmartTV, a model operated by the...

    24. February 6, 2015

      Turkey tops list of Twitter complainants

      Turkey has greatly stepped up its efforts to rein in social media, accounting for more than 90 per cent of all posts...

    25. February 1, 2015

      Germany is lagging behind disruptive US start-ups, warns Bosch chief

      The chief executive of Bosch, the privately owned technology conglomerate, has warned that Germany is failing to keep...

    26. January 27, 2015

      The internet of things keeps one step ahead of the law

      Since the advent of the internet the law has struggled to keep up with advances in technology. While increasing numbers...

    27. January 27, 2015

      Lamppost shines a light on smart cities

      As Christchurch in New Zealand is rebuilt after the 2011 earthquake, it is seizing an opportunity: to install sensors...

    28. January 27, 2015

      Big names dash for line in race for a common language

      What is the point of being able to talk to your fridge, if your fridge cannot speak to your vacuum cleaner? This may...

    29. January 27, 2015

      Connected devices: wealth of opportunity carries enormous risk

      One sober voice stood out amid the whizz-bangs of the International Consumer Electronics Show, the technology...

    30. January 27, 2015

      EDF Energy takes the fun route to encourage employee engagement

      Could the combination of computer-game techniques and workplace applications hold the key to persuading workers to...

    31. January 27, 2015

      Network systems may struggle under diversity of applications

      Imagine a smart car suddenly losing its connection with the network that helps control its driving functions remotely....

    32. January 27, 2015

      Technology that will help you keep your house in order

      When Daniel Dietrich turns on his TV, the room’s lighting automatically dims to a warm yellow-orange glow, which he...

    33. January 27, 2015

      Policing my coffee habit is step too far

      How comfortable am I with companies knowing, real-time, when I drink my coffee and how I arrange my furniture? Gartner,...

    34. January 27, 2015

      The internet of things: expect the spectacular — but just not yet

      By this time next year, we may have become disillusioned with the internet of things. The idea that every object — from...

    35. January 8, 2015

      Tech world feels its way through the dark in internet of things

      Another Consumer Electronics Show, another batch of unlikely-sounding ideas for connecting things to the internet. The...

    36. January 8, 2015

      CES: what would blow your mind — brain-zapping headset or smart kettle?

      The annual Consumer Electronics Show can be an exhausting, nerve-jangling affair. So after two days of pounding the Las...

    37. January 6, 2015

      US regulator warns technology groups on privacy

      Technology companies need to work harder to protect consumer privacy and security, a senior US regulator warned on...

    38. January 6, 2015

      Google and Samsung unveil competing plans for smart TV software

      Google and Samsung sought to stake out their claims to dominate the market for software that powers internet-connected...

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