Internet of Things Weekly News Roundup

By Kachi Ojieh Saturday, September 09, 2017
Here’s a roundup of interesting Internet of Things news for the week.

NEWS #1Humans Are Quietly Becoming Digital Slaves To Internet Of Things Devices Without Knowing


Remember the report published by a cybersecurity firm Darktrace in July 2017, of how hackers got into a casino’s main network by exploiting an internet-connected fish tank and were able to send data stolen by them to Finland, it’s time we tell ourselves the truth: IoT gadgets are vulnerable and generally we might not be the one in control of them. Going further, the question now becomes, who is controlling it? (Read: DailyMail)

NEWS #2Stop Being Dramatic And Come To Terms With This: IoT Is Not Innovation


Benson Chan, an innovation catalyst at Strategy of Things, explains to us in this article how the industry has veiled the true meaning of IoT, overhyped it and got a lot of people confused into thinking that Internet of Things is innovation but in reality, IoT enables innovation but is not innovation by itself. Chan also shows us the five paths of innovation which are customer experience, product, technical, services and business model. (Read: IoT For All)

NEWS #3Onecom and Vodafone Enters Partnership Aimed At Expanding IoT Services


UK businesses are going to experience endless possibilities as Onecom and Vodafone just signed a five-year deal targeted at creating more options for IoT services in the area. This will make it easier for businesses to choose from several available services.

Aaron Brown, COO at Onecom, says “This new partnership complements our strong relationship with Vodafone and enables us to realise our vision of making it simple for our business customers to deploy IoT technology across their organisations, giving them the edge over their competitors and opening up virtually endless possibilities in a connected world.”(Read: ITProPortal)

Here’s a roundup of interesting Internet of Things news for the week.

NEWS #1Humans Are Quietly Becoming Digital Slaves To Internet Of Things Devices Without Knowing


Remember the report published by a cybersecurity firm Darktrace in July 2017, of how hackers got into a casino’s main network by exploiting an internet-connected fish tank and were able to send data stolen by them to Finland, it’s time we tell ourselves the truth: IoT gadgets are vulnerable and generally we might not be the one in control of them. Going further, the question now becomes, who is controlling it? (Read: DailyMail)

NEWS #2Stop Being Dramatic And Come To Terms With This: IoT Is Not Innovation


Benson Chan, an innovation catalyst at Strategy of Things, explains to us in this article how the industry has veiled the true meaning of IoT, overhyped it and got a lot of people confused into thinking that Internet of Things is innovation but in reality, IoT enables innovation but is not innovation by itself. Chan also shows us the five paths of innovation which are customer experience, product, technical, services and business model. (Read: IoT For All)

NEWS #3Onecom and Vodafone Enters Partnership Aimed At Expanding IoT Services


UK businesses are going to experience endless possibilities as Onecom and Vodafone just signed a five-year deal targeted at creating more options for IoT services in the area. This will make it easier for businesses to choose from several available services.

Aaron Brown, COO at Onecom, says “This new partnership complements our strong relationship with Vodafone and enables us to realise our vision of making it simple for our business customers to deploy IoT technology across their organisations, giving them the edge over their competitors and opening up virtually endless possibilities in a connected world.”(Read: ITProPortal)

Kachi Ojieh
Kachi Ojieh

"Tech Is Before Anything Else since 2017". Kachi Ojieh is the CEO and Founder of Tech Is Bae. An enthusiastic blogger with the heart to unify all tech lovers across the globe. Currently working to make sure readers keep coming back for more.

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