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When smart cars fall ill you won’t be able to consult Dr Google

It was inevitable but connected cars are prone to diddling. In an experiment to identify connected car fraud, researchers in Germany collected data from 300,000 cars. They found that 23% of Minis and 27% of E60 BMW 5 Series had experienced some form of manipulation. (more…)

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Connected car financing gets a new lease of life on the Quotevine

The best creative people will breathe life into the most mundane activities, argues freelance technology writer, Nick Booth. (more…)

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From football to fleet, Russia is doing well on both despite its taxi drivers

Russia staged a brilliant World Cup this summer, although many international fans who visited its major cities were frustrated by the experience of having to deal with its notorious scamming taxi drivers.  (more…)

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Save us from feature crashes

A connected car could end up with so many control panels it would be easier to fly Concorde. I wonder if the licence to pilot will be as expensive? (more…)

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Has Elon Musk got his fingers in too many pies? He’s in for some digital disruption

There are many puzzling phenomena in the Internet of Things. It’s amazing how many people admit to being hardware ‘agnostic’, says Nick Booth. If you’re not sure about the existence of computers, you’re in the wrong job, surely. (more…)

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Telematics firms push fleet forward

The IoT market is certainly hitting critical mass with the help of leading IT technology brands now launching solutions to serve analytics and other business needs at the edge, including HPE and Microsoft,  (more…)

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If cars go the way of the personal computer, lets hope they are more Mac than PC

When you’ve spent most of your career in IT it’s hard not to sympathise with the traditional industries that it conquers. It’s impossible to watch, without blushing, some dreadful gloating IT industry ‘evangelist’ addressing an audience whose jobs are endangered. (more…)

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The cyber security vehicle in front is a Honeywell Turbo with ‘intelligent defences’

Now that connected cars are software-driven, should we expect them to suddenly freeze on the motorway or poodle along at 30mph in the overtaking lane? Don’t you hate it when that happens? At the moment, these incidents are caused by software – i.e. the human mentality to sit in the same lane. (more…)

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No city is smart – they’re an Internet of things

It’s often said that London isn’t a city but an aggregation of villages. That’s probably true of any metropolis, says Nick Booth. One of the beauties of optimum-sized towns like Brighton and San Francisco is they’re just big enough to be eclectic but small enough to tight.

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WKM appoints Annie Turner as Editor of IoT Now Transport as the brand expands

WKM Global, the publisher of IoT-Now.com and sister site, IoTNowTransport.com, has appointed Annie Turner to the newly-created post of Editor of IoT Now Transport. (more…)

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