The second part of the extensive interview with our founder and chairman Julian Ranger has been published, focusing on why the IoT needs an Internet of Me to make it real and fix obvious and glaring privacy and security issues. It's a cracking read, and covers a lot of ground including the war on privacy, … Continue reading You, yes YOU, should be the most important thing in the Internet of Things
The Internet of Things (IoT) has always been billed as building a more connected world - but what if it's just a massive personal data harvesting and monetising exercise? That's the gist of a slew of articles recently, following Google's Nest's decision to shutter the Resolv smart home hub company it bought in 2014, abruptly … Continue reading The Internet of Things’ ‘dirty little secret’ and your personal data
The Internet of Things functioning primarily as a mass surveillance tool rather than a world where more things connect to the internet and each other is certainly the view of James Clapper, the US director of national intelligence. Submitting evidence to the US Senate as part of a regular assessment of current threats faced, he … Continue reading Could the Internet of Things be used to spy on you?
As the latest estimates claim the number of devices connected to the Internet of Things (IoT) will jump from 15 billion now to 50 billion in 2020, we look at what a connected world actually means. What is the IoT? Well, at its most basic level, it is a network of devices fitted with data-capturing … Continue reading What is the Internet of Things?
The latest UK budget announcement sets the scene for the startup landscape in 2015 and beyond. There were some interesting trends in this years budget that will affect startups and freelancers along with some larger impact projects that will speed up innovation in parts of the UK. Take a look at a few of the … Continue reading The Budget 2015 – How does it affect our digital landscape?