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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
Real-time monitoring is transforming our ability to nip disease outbreaks in the bud
A new commercial launch promises to deliver progress in this fiendishly complex field
US home security group will exclusively market tech giant’s cameras, thermostats and speakers
Experts accelerate efforts to prevent criminals targeting electric vehicles in cyber attacks
Investors pull green levers to reshape energy sector; start-ups test ideas to suck CO2 from the atmosphere; floating turbines buoyed by rising demand for clean energy; solar provides fertile ground for ‘green’ hydrogen chemical plant
Recyclers turn to AI-powered robots to counter China’s plastic import ban; historians harness machine learning to solve ancient puzzles; and farmers pick high-tech robotics to help bring in the harvest
US start-up Helium to sell ‘hotspots’ to consumers in attempt to take on telecoms groups
Internet access has helped billions cope with lockdown, but many are still without
We have invited them into domestic spaces where our lives can be transformed into a resource
Wireless sensors used to prevent life-saving medicines from spoiling in transit
Huawei is developing the technology for a new network. But what does this mean for the rights of users?
Light-emitting diodes were in calculators and watches but soon we will find them in furniture, walls and windows
Early hype around adoption of IoT networks gives way to realities on the ground
New protections will affect connected speakers, cameras and other devices
Growing connectivity widens scope for large-scale attacks while AI will exploit users