Author: Martin Garner

Edge Computing Is Not Plain Sailing — Cloud Can Help

When a yacht crosses the Atlantic, the ocean feels infinite. There are boundaries, but the crew can sail for most of the journey without thinking about them, focussing instead on…

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Digital Twin Consortium Moves into Second Phase

Two years ago, we wrote about the formation of the Digital Twin Consortium (DTC), with its ambitious agenda to bring standardization, interoperability, a common language and portability for digital twins….

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Podcast: IoT Predictions for 2022 and Beyond

Trends to watch as pandemic boosts market activity During the past 12 months, the Internet of things (IoT) market has seen healthy growth as businesses stepped up their investments to…

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Zephyr: Raising the Bar

Setting standards for security and open source software management The Linux Foundation has worked hard in recent years to bring many of its projects together for Internet of things (IoT)…

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Qualcomm Widens Its IoT-as-a-Service Model

Builds on its smart cities offering and updates its IoT platform At its Smart Cities Accelerate 2021 event a couple of weeks ago, Qualcomm launched a larger set of software…

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Kigen Sets Its Sights As a SoftBank Company

Arm division cashes in on SIM chips for IoT security As SoftBank looks to sell Arm to Nvidia (see Arm and Nvidia. Heads or Tails), it’s holding on to some…

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Orange and SmartKey Unlock Blockchain of Things

Blockchain speeds ahead, enabling faster emergency responses Blockchain technology has held huge promise in Internet of things (IoT) systems for a long time, but has yet to be widely adopted…

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FLoC Has Few Friends in the Tech World

Will Apple herd the flock to greener pastures? Earlier this year, we wrote about Google’s plans to stop tracking web-browsing traffic after it phases out cookies from its Chrome browser,…

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Amazon’s MGM Deal Adds to the Content Whirlwind

For some, a rush to get in. For others, a rush to get out On 26 May, Amazon announced that it would acquire the legendary Hollywood film studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)…

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Reining In Giants

Australian regulators look to contain Google and Apple In 2020, the Australian government directed the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to conduct an inquiry into markets supplied by digital…

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