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    1. May 18, 2016

      Arm buys imaging specialist Apical as it eyes ‘internet of things’

      UK chip designer Arm Holdings has bought imaging specialist Apical as the tech company shifts its focus away from...

    2. May 11, 2016

      Data-hungry cyber hackers turn gaze to connected autos

      When hackers took control of a Jeep Cherokee, assuming charge of its steering, braking and even stopping the car on a...

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    1. May 10, 2016

      Arm reaches beyond chips into the internet of things

      Simon Segars has a “connected” bed. Using sensors that feed information to a smartphone, it measures how well he sleeps...

    2. April 22, 2016

      Industrial internet of things starts to grab some attention

      As with most new technologies, it is the consumer uses of the so-called internet of things that have attracted the most...

    3. April 22, 2016

      Microsoft’s Nadella taps potential of industrial internet of things

      When Satya Nadella takes to the stage in Germany on Sunday for his first appearance at Hannover Messe, one of the main...

    4. April 21, 2016

      Start-up with the right insights on smart home problems

      Two years ago, the hype around the “smart home” was deafening: all the leading tech companies bet big money that...

    5. April 4, 2016

      Connected scales can help you lose weight

      Sales of fitness trackers are booming, with buyers saying that losing weight is one of their main goals. When these...

    6. March 24, 2016

      Rest your plastic and let your iPhone pay your shopping bill

      Garry Lyons is wearing his wallet on his finger. Giving a presentation at his office on the outskirts of Dublin, the...

    7. March 16, 2016

      Budget outlines plans for UK to be ‘world leader’ in mobile services

      Plans to make the UK a “world leader” in next generation mobile services and help fund ultra-fast broadband networks...

    8. March 10, 2016

      Nest looks to the cloud to boost machine learning capability

      Nest, best known for its internet-connected thermostats and smoke alarms, is building an “operating system for the...

    9. March 2, 2016

      Let’s raise a (smart) glass of real ale to the internet of alcohol

      Talk about the internet of things is often dominated by discussions of dull but worthy lightbulbs and home thermostats....

    10. February 26, 2016

      Apple is right. Our smartphones must be kept secure

      To watch the confrontation between the US’s most valuable company and its top law enforcement agency is to find oneself...

    11. February 25, 2016

      MWC: smartphone makers’ quest for virtual reality

      You have to feel a little sorry for the global smartphone makers. Almost everyone has one now and those who don’t are...

    12. February 23, 2016

      Asia cyber vulnerability gap leaves richer nations exposed

      A rapidly widening cyber-vulnerability gap between the most and least internet-dependent Asia-Pacific nations threatens...

    13. February 22, 2016

      MWC 2016: Sony looks beyond the smartphone

      Sony wants to become your digital personal assistant as it seeks to secure a future for its mobile division beyond...

    14. February 22, 2016

      Telecoms networks are ‘maxed out’ and in need of an upgrade

      The holy grail for the telecoms industry is a network that is all-powerful, always on and everywhere. This may sound...

    15. February 14, 2016

      Smart bags — the biggest thing in luggage since wheels

      I am concerned. We have an expensive, shiny new suitcase with the tags still attached. My wife is taking it on a trip...

    16. February 3, 2016

      Internet of things turns menial tasks into high-tech jobs

      The Reality Editor, a tool developed by the Fluid Interfaces Group at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, points to...

    17. Fast FT

      January 26, 2016

      Sony bags $212m Internet of Things chip maker

      Sony Corporation has paid $212m for an Israeli technology company with specialist software which the Japanese...

    18. January 24, 2016

      The Internet of Things makes strange — and worrying — connections

      Being inclined to sloth, especially at weekends, I love being able to turn on my kettle via an app from the comfort of...

    19. January 17, 2016

      ‘The Fourth Industrial Revolution’, by Klaus Schwab

      The World Economic Forum does a remarkable job of forging the conventional wisdom among the global elite. The trouble...

    20. January 12, 2016

      General Electric: Post-industrial revolution

      General Electric’s latest technology for boosting manufacturing productivity is a gadget that feels like it would be...

    21. Tech blog

      January 12, 2016

      #techFT - 5G in focus for Europe

      5G is top of the agenda for a European Commission meeting with 10 telecoms chiefs, carmakers are at risk of becoming...

    22. January 7, 2016

      Samsung’s selfie-taking fridge

      Riding a huge tech boom, one of the world’s largest consumer electronics companies pitches a radical idea: a...

    23. January 5, 2016

      CES 2016: O2 to launch smart-home platform in UK by summer

      British mobile group O2 will offer its 25m customers a connected home service bringing together central heating, home...

    24. December 23, 2015

      Beware the electronic gossips eavesdropping in our homes

      Imagine being talked about behind your back. Now picture that conversation taking place covertly in your own sitting...

    25. December 17, 2015

      Digital advances uneven across US economy

      Large sections of the US economy are failing to make the most of digital technologies and millions more jobs are set to...

    26. December 8, 2015

      Welcome to the house of the future

      At the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas next month, people will again be talking about the “smart home”,...

    27. December 1, 2015

      VTech hack puts spotlight on vulnerabilities of connected toys

      A mother poses with her child on her lap, a kid standing in a kitchen grins into the camera and another sends “I love...

    28. November 26, 2015

      Raspberry Pi bakes up £4 microcomputer to boost sales

      Raspberry Pi has launched its latest credit card-sized computer with a price tag of just $5 or £4, as the British maker...

    29. November 18, 2015

      CCS’s yearly forecast sees telecoms mergers and rise of wearables

      Next year could see radical new smartphone designs, a move by Google into European mobile services and the possible...

    30. October 28, 2015

      IBM in $2bn deal for Weather Company digital unit

      IBM is acquiring the digital business of the Weather Company to boost data forecasting for its cloud and “internet of...

    31. October 22, 2015

      The smart home is still too clever for its own good

      After two years of tinkering with complicated, ugly, frustrating and often pointless gadgets, I have experienced a...

    32. October 22, 2015

      Ari Emanuel’s WME-IMG forms internet of things data partnership

      WME-IMG, the entertainment and sports group, has formed a joint venture with data analytics company AGT International...

    33. October 18, 2015

      Nervous investors dial down hopes for UK ‘IoT’ champions

      Telit Communications is not a household name. But it is one of the UK’s hottest technology stocks and part of one of...

    34. October 14, 2015

      Start-up unlocks solution for homeowners

      The explosion in online delivery services has created a new problem for cash-rich, time-poor people who prefer to...

    35. October 12, 2015

      Europe faces €106bn funding shortfall for digital goals

      European regulators’ ambitious targets for mobile and broadband coverage across the region will struggle to be met...

    36. October 5, 2015

      Amazon makes a Dash to take lead in the internet of things

      Amazon has stepped up its push to be part of the “internet of things” by teaming up with manufacturers to incorporate...

    37. October 1, 2015

      Google’s Nest opens door to ‘smart home’ growth

      Nest is broadening its developer platform and opening an online store in its latest effort to become a one-stop...

    38. September 30, 2015

      Jeff Immelt warns EU data curbs could limit productivity gains

      Greater European restrictions on transatlantic data flows in the wake of the Snowden revelations would hobble a main...

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