IBM: The Internet of Things needs to reboot to scale for future

LIVE FROM COMMUNICASIA, SINGAPORE: A new approach is required for the Internet of Things (IoT) to be secure and scalable enough to handle the hundreds of billions of devices that will be connected over the next decade, claimed Rob van …

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CES Asia keynote: Accenture and IBM see IoT move beyond hype

LIVE FROM CES ASIA, SHANGHAI: The Internet of Things (IoT) has moved into the accelerated development stage, with more and more adjacent industries – like insurance and healthcare – jumping on board to improve efficiency and trim operating costs. These were the …

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Why Japan Post is the poster child for struggling postal services

NEW BLOG: Japan Post Group is breaking new ground far beyond mail delivery by tapping into its key asset – its ability to cover the “last mile” to virtually every citizen. It recently announced it is leveraging its nationwide infrastructure …

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IBM to manage enterprise apps for China Telecom

IBM has reached a deal with state-owned China Telecom to offer and manage enterprise apps for Apple devices. China Telecom, the country’s largest fixed-line operator and cloud provider, will host IBM’s MobileFirst service on its servers in China. To start …

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IBM to pump $3B into new IoT unit

IBM announced it will invest $3 billion over the next three years in setting up a new Internet of Things (IoT) unit, designed to gather and analyse data from online devices and create “solutions” targeted at enterprise customers. Based on …

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BlackBerry leans on Samsung and IBM for new security-focused tablet

BlackBerry is making a renewed push into the tablet space with a device targeted at government and corporate users, but this time the product is based on Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S 10.5. The troubled Canadian vendor is branding the device …

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IBM warns on dating app dangers

More than 60 per cent of “leading” dating apps could be vulnerable to a variety of cyber-attacks which put personal user information and corporate data at risk, according to a study by IBM Security. Many such apps have access to features like …

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Apple’s Cook talks up IBM enterprise app partnership

Apple is on track to have more than 100 enterprise apps available by the end of 2015, as part of its work with IBM to target the corporate market. In the company’s results conference call this week, Tim Cook, the …

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Apple’s Cook talks up IBM enterprise app partnership

Apple is on track to have more than 100 enterprise apps available by the end of 2015, as part of its work with IBM to target the corporate market. In the company’s results conference call this week, Tim Cook, the …

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