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Latest update of the FT-Omdia Digital Economies Index highlights rapid spread of fast and reliable internet connections
Company attempts to boost demand for home assistant device after broader cuts in its hardware division
Teams working on the ecommerce giant’s voice assistant have been hit hard by the largest cuts in company’s history
Companies will face fines of €15mn or 2.5% of turnover if they do not comply with cyber security requirements
US companies are using components from Quectel, Fibocom and China Mobile, but the risk is being largely ignored
It’s probably less than you think.
In an interview at the FT’s Future of the Car summit, Volvo Cars’ CEO Jim Rowan explained how the next wave of technology will transform personal mobility
In our third Tech Exchange interview, the man responsible for the Alexa virtual assistant and Astro robot explains how ‘ambient computing’ can enhance the real world — rather than creating a virtual one
UK chip designer changes strategy ahead of planned float with renewed focus on lucrative server market
Fifth-generation networks offer higher data speeds and cut delays — to give almost instantaneous response, promising new opportunities and applications for business and consumers. So why has 5G been slow to make an impression on everyday life, and what can we expect next?
Some companies are creating their own networks to power the ‘Internet of Things’
Which countries offer the most potential for handsets, broadband networks, payment cards and streaming?
A more fragmented internet is inevitable, but governments should not intensify fissures without good measure
Demand for high speed networks and growth in automation has turned the IoT into potentially big business
Amazon’s Ring doorbells are just the start. Indoor drones and robots on wheels — all with cameras — could be next
The cloud has become an integral part of IT systems worldwide, allowing the on-demand access of computer system resources, data storage and additional computing power. What opportunities and challenges can migration to the cloud present? This is the final part of the series.
New investment values German smart home group in ‘high three-digit millions’
Many fast-growing companies on the FT ranking were already well-placed for the changes that Covid-19 accelerated
Digital infrastructure Reits have high valuations, but serve a sector with accelerating demand
UK readies Facebook probe, Stripe’s brothers in alms, Zygo’s underwater Solo
Controversial surveillance network has doubled in size in the country in the past year
The interconnected web of everyday devices is expanding by the day, but is its security up to scratch?
Industry invests in connected systems but their integrity can be compromised
As layers of software are woven into devices, questions arise over who is ultimately responsible for an accident or failure
The chip designer has developed battery-less sensors that have the potential to be embedded in billions of products