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Three-hour outage renders Nest-equipped smart homes very dumb

Poor users left manually fiddling with thermostats, fumbling locks

Southend Airport tests drone detection system

Is line-of-sight gear good enough for this kind of work?

Top IoT M2M module shipper for 2017 was China's Simcom. Who's surprised?

Possibly Gemalto and Telit, judging by this

Is your gadget using secondhand memory? Predictable senility allows boffins to spot recycled NAND chips

Not what you'd expect in industrial kit

Princeton research team hunting down IoT security blunders

Taming Things leaky, sneaky, or creepy

Time to ditch the front door key? Nest's new wireless smart lock is surprisingly convenient

Updated But it's still hard to shake some concerns

What a time to be alive: LG and Italian furniture-maker build smart sofa

It knows you’ve sat down and then turns on the telly and adjusts the lights

What's in a spectrum allocation? Aero bods talk drone radio links

Plus: El Reg's handy guide to all those pesky UAV abbrevs

How do you get drones talking to air traffic controllers? Pretty easily, says Brit startup

Interview Altitude Angel founder talks to El Reg

Vodafone's drone tracker system intrigues but stays short on detail

+Comment Network strategy head reveals more in interview

Corking story: Idiotic smart wine bottle idea falls over, passes out

Kuvee drowns its sorrows, blames Napa fires for demise

Go park yourself: Brit firm flashes self-parking car tech

Plus: who gets priority at unmarked junctions. We know you care about this

Linux Foundation backs new ‘ACRN’ hypervisor for embedded and IoT

UPDATED Intel tosses in code because data centre hypervisors are too bloated

Nest reveals the first truly connected home

Comment Begun, the battle of the home eco-systems has

With IoT you too can turn your home into a giant flashing 'HORSE BIRTH NOW' klaxon

Complete with loop of neighing noises and phone alerts

You can Ring my bell: Amazon pays ONE BEEEEELLION+ dollars for smart home upstart

Ring-a-ding ker-ching! A lot of bling for an Internet-of-Thing...s

Rock-a-byte, baby: IoT tot-monitoring camera lets miscreants watch 10,000s of kids online

Serious flaws found in Chinese family webcam – new claim

We've built a 4G drone tracking system, beams Vodafone

And how is sir implementing that geofencing idea?

Data-by-audio whizzes Chirp palmed £100k to keep working with EDF

Power plant sensors to continue squeaking at engineers

Who's that at Ring's door? Why, it's Skybell with a begging cup, er, patent rip-off lawsuit

Smart home gizmo maker could do with a few extra bucks

Big shock: $700 Internet-of-Things door lock not a success

We had the rug pulled from under our front door, says CEO

We've heard of data gravity – we're just not sure how to defy it yet

Predicting a (R)IoT: Maybe it doesn't all need to be processed this instant

Nest's slick IoT burglar alarm catches crooks... while it eyes your wallet

Review Wireless guard dog Secure has many plus points – but they come at a cost

GoAhead ... and pwn us: Remote hijacking flaw in Internet of Things gear

Web server misconfiguration lets anyone inject nasties... under certain conditions

Microsoft plans Hyper-V-and-other-clouds-to-Azure migration tool

VMware-to-Azure was just the beginning

FBI tells Jo(e) Sixpack to become an expert in IoT security

It's also accidentally written the syllabus for a 'Home IoT Network Engineer' course

Car rental firms told: Tell your customers about in-car data slurps

Privacy International: Companies need to be explicit, not rely on fine print

HPE and ABB, sitting in a tree, doing lucrative industrial IoT

What first attracted you to the industrial Internet of revenue-generating things?

Business as usual, says Aruba veep after Meg exits daddy HPE

Networking subsidiary insists everything is Just Fine

Amazon Key door-entry flaw: No easy fix to stop rogue couriers burgling your place unseen

Analysis Patch incoming, hardware recall required to fully address underlying problem

Internet of So Much Stuff: Don't wanna be a security id-IoT

IoT is not the same as IT... normal infosec does not pply

Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat, look out for must-have toys that are 'easily hacked' ♪

Which? found this year's hot playthings lack basic security

Online outrage makes Logitech drop a brick: Now it will replace slain Harmony Link gizmos

And tries to explain 'class action lawsuit' forum censorship

Alexa, please cause the cops to raid my home

Sour krauts after Amazon digital assistant throws wild midnight party – for itself

Logitech: We're gonna brick your Harmony Link gizmos next year

Updated Built-in obsolescence, meet kill switch

Would insurance firms pay out if your driverless car got hacked?

AEV Bill And what about uninsured UK.gov robocars?

'Qualcomm, we will buy you... for... one HUNDRED... BILLION DOLLARS' – Broadcom

And Marvell and Cavium also hopping into bed, allegedly

Hells door-bells! Ring pieces paralyzed in horror during Halloween trick-or-treat rush

Plus: Slap for Slack stack chaps in crap chat app mishap flap

You're designing an internet fridge. Should you go for fat HTML or a Qt-pie for your UI?

Funnily enough, Qt says the latter

Knock, knock? Oh, no one there? No problem, Amazon will let itself in via your IoT smart lock

1-Click king's one-click entry

IoT pushes Arm over the Edge: Mbed Cloud offers to grab gadget gateways

TechCon Plus: Magic stuff to spot people sniffing secrets from chips

Arm isn't saying IoT firmware sucks but it's writing a free secure BIOS for device makers

TechCon Take the hint, manufacturers of weak kit

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