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Future of IOT in the Manufacturing Industry

While for MNCs, the appetite to adopt IoT is high as globally it has been around for few years, large enterprises are still trying to understand the size of value it would bring to them while SMEs are least bothered<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading …

Manufacturing

Man uses persuasive writing techniques to craft perfect text to crush

One young bachelor on Twitter has proved that the skills taught to write an persuasive essay actually do prepare students for real life …

Engie, the car diagnostics app and mechanic marketplace, launches in UK

Engie, the Israeli startup that offers a car diagnostics device and app to enable you to better understand the health of your car, and is tied to a marketplace for local mechanics, sees its full U.K. launch today.<p>Priced at £14.99 for Android users or £19.99 for iOS, Engie’s Bluetooth device plugs …

Android News

Every other UK firm hit by cyber-attack last year

More than half of businesses in the UK were victims of cybercrime last year, according to a new report by Beaming. The report says that 2.9 million …

Cybersecurity

Russian hackers pose increasing threat to UK's national security, GCHQ chief warns

The Cold War may be over, but cyber war between Russia and the West is hotting up, according to the Government’s new cyber-security chief.<p>Britain is …

Cybersecurity

The science behind how the internet works

The UK’s internet habits have changed dramatically over the last decade; according to a recent Ofcom report, 50 million of us are internet users, with the average person now spending 25 hours a week online.<p>While the internet plays an integral part in our daily lives, many of us have little …

Experts weigh in on how 5G could change the world

The promise of 5G includes faster internet, greater mobile connectivity for businesses, and the ability to take futuristic digital experiences like VR and AR mainstream. With such limitless potential, the question becomes just how 5G will change the way people use their devices.<p>To find out what’s …

Entrepreneurship

Digital Transformation And The Upside-Down Organization

Gone are the days when a company’s C-suite monopolizes decision-making. The traditional organization of a business—the C-suite at the top, employees executing their commands, and consumers accepting what decision-makers crank out—has been turned upside-down thanks to digital transformation. Now, …

Customer Experience
Gear & Gadgets

Samsung's TabPro S might be better than the Surface and iPad Pro

Samsung today revealed a price and date for its Surface and iPad Pro lookalike, the Galaxy TabPro S, in preparation for its release tomorrow. We know the specs, and at $899 – keyboard case included – it seems like a nifty deal. But what about actually using it?<p>Design and Display<p>The Galaxy TabPro S …

Can you take the Internet out of the Internet of Things?

The Internet of Things and the Internet might seem inextricably linked, but, increasingly, there are questions centered around how IoT devices should work with one another — and what happens when the Internet connection goes down?<p>Users also are concerned with the privacy implications of having …

Internet of Things

Cyber-attacks against businesses ‘doubled in 2015’

The number of attacks by cyber-criminals against businesses doubled in 2015, research by Kaspersky Lab has revealed.<p>The research found that, in 2015, some 58% of corporate PCs were hit with at least one attempted malware infection, which represents an increase of three percentage points on …

Why Every Company Is A Technology Company

I was recently giving a keynote at a conference, when someone raised their hand and stated, “A lot of the examples you give are only technology companies.” Now this wasn’t entirely true since I included companies like Mars Drinks, Cisco, Whirlpool and others. But still, this man’s comments were …

Internet of Things

APIs for humans: The rise of developer experience (DX)

User Experience (UX) is a top priority for many consumer-facing software companies. The art of simplifying complex interactions into meaningful user experiences is an important competitive advantage for technology companies.<p>But what if your product is an API and your end-users are developers? How …

Europe puts an end to mobile roaming charges

European Parliament approves measure that will end roaming charges by June 2017<p>The European Parliament today passed a law that will put an end to mobile roaming fees by 2017. The law was approved as part of a larger legislative package that also sought to strengthen net neutrality protections …

Net Neutrality

The UK government says schools can still use Dropbox despite the recent Safe Harbor ruling

The Safe Harbor ruling was a decision by Europe's top court to strike down the Safe Harbor scheme previously used to legitimise the transfer of data from Europe by US companies, spurred on by the revelations that the NSA spies on almost all internet traffic.<p>Companies have subsequently been …

Government (UK)

Cloud-Based Phone System Switch Now Integrates With Office 365

Switch, a cloud-based business phone service, has been watching Office 365’s adoption grow since it launched — and now it’s too big to ignore for the startup.<p>So Switch, after launching in 2014, now integrates with Office 365 after working previously with Google Apps. Whenever a Switch user receives …

Phones

Apple iPad Pro Versus Microsoft Surface Pro 3: Measuring The Apple Reality Distortion Field

Apple’s launch of the iPad Pro offers us a rare opportunity. With a direct comparison between competing visions of ‘large tablets’ now possible, the power of Apple’s brand name and fan base will come into focus. Using Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 and Samsung’s Galaxy Note Pro as benchmarks we can …

IPad Pro
Tesco

Box to startups: use our platform, get funded

Startups: Box just gave you 40 million reasons to use its fire sharing and cloud management platform.<p>The newly public company is partnering with two …