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Internet of things needs more than 'a huge bunch of dumb devices'

Monday, November 3rd 2014

Ian Wakeman (pictured), managing director of TribeHive, said ‘dumb devices’ connecting to the internet to transmit data could do so more efficiently. The company produces an app which fans can...

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Deaf charity delighted by 'long overdue' BT voice-to-text app

Thursday, October 30th 2014

Susan Daniels, chief executive of the National Deaf Children’s Society, said advances have been made with Text Relay, a text to voice service run by BT, but there is still work to be done. The...

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Smart home market will 'dwarf' smartphones

Monday, October 27th 2014

Cees Links, founder and chief executive of wireless home network company GreenPeak Technologies, said after the smartphone, the smart home will be the next big revolution. GreenPeak makes...

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Demand for music boosts smartphone sales, argues BPI

Thursday, October 2nd 2014

Britons' appetite for buying music is helping sales of mobile devices to surge in the UK, a new report has claimed. According to research from the British Phonographic Industry (BPI), every one...

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IFA 2014 - this year's highlights

Friday, September 5th 2014

The consumer electronics industry descended on Berlin for the IFA 2014 conference yesterday, showing off a slew of new gadgets like smartphones, tablets and wearables. While we're only a couple...

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Canalys data shows sales of wearable bands soared 684% in H1

Tuesday, August 26th 2014

The wearable band market – comprising both smart devices and more basic gadgets – experienced enormous growth in the first six months of 2014, according to a new report. Canalys, which...

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New research puts price on personal data tracked by smartphones

Thursday, July 10th 2014

Researchers in Italy have released the results of a study into the prices advertisers are willing to pay for the various types of personal data that mobile devices track. Assisted by colleagues who...

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