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John Hancock goes all in on wearables for health: We’ve seen a number of insurance companies provide discounts for consumers that adopt IoT devices or wearables. Usually, these are optional programs,...

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“Cleansing” cyberspace: Zhuang Rongwen, recently appointed as director of the Cyberspace Administration of China, has vowed to promote “positive energy” on the Internet while suppressing “negative...

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Encryption wars, part 2,403: The U.S. Department of Justice is pressuring Facebook to break the encryption in its Messenger app so that investigators can access communications by suspected Ms-13 gang...

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Fight against fakes: Facebook plans to fact-check videos and photos posted on the social media platform in an effort to combat misinformation, reports the Associated Press on SeattleTimes.com. Fact-checkers...

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Huawei bucks the wireless IoT trend with PLC: Whenever we talk about IoT device connectivity, it’s generally a conversation about wireless technologies such as 5G or NB-IoT. Admittedly, we tend to...

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Build-your-own broadband: Small towns in the United States and the United Kingdom are increasingly bypassing large ISPs and building their own broadband networks, according to two recent stories. Reuters...

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Prying eyes: The so-called Five Eyes – the surveillance alliance of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the U.K. and the U.S. – pledged not to weaken encryption, at the same time as the countries are...

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Industrial IoT platform Relayr acquired: Good news for those invested in the industrial IoT. Munich Re, an insurance firm, acquired Relayr for $ 300 million this week. Relayr helps industrial and enterprise...

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Get this IoT news summary in your inbox every Friday when you subscribe to the newsletter. Blockchain-based Bluetooth connections are coming: Nodle.io, a startup that is trying to build a Bluetooth-based...