As the number of 'internet of things' devices expands rapidly, so do security vulnerabilities to homes, businesses, governments and the internet as as whole.
From offshore oil and gas to the homes of people with disabilities, this is emerging as one of the most exciting areas of tech.
The very first cyberattack clogged up the nascent internet, halting digital communications. Now much bigger, the internet is still largely open to – and suffering regularly from – similar attacks.
While networked entertainment systems, automated security, mood lights and voice-controlled thermostats make homes more secure and productive, they're also just good fun.
The Internet of Things is contributing to climate change. Innovation in computer design could help mitigate the problem.
It seems like a simple case of too much sun or snow wrecking crops. But is it?
Researchers used a fax machine that wasn't even connected to the internet to break into a computer network.
The watch that counts the steps, the ring that records the quality of sleep: devices analysing data to improve well-being make you dream. But many still serve as gadgets.
Mobile networks will soon go through a significant change due to the roll out of 5G. But the service we will receive depends on the providers. Are they ready?
Iridium's latest launch brings its next-generation satellite network close to completion. But will it be put to the sword by a whole set of smaller rivals?
There are several reasons people might find smart devices equipped with an always-on microphone both attractive and unsettling.
Connected objects can do a lot of good, but they can also become weapons in the hands of abusive partners. How can these new risks be prevented?
VAR is part of a wider trend of digitalisation that threatens to make football less natural and spontaneous.
As more physical objects are becoming digitalised, it is leading to greater national security risks.
In this Speed Read, learn the difference between 3G, 4G and 5G, and why it matters.
As Amazon introduces a new smart-home device aimed at children, it's important to know many internet-connected toys are not secure, putting kids' security and privacy at risk.
Now is the time for China to put its technological and diplomatic skills on display in its quest for superpower status.
Here's how to secure your home network, whether or not it has already been attacked by hackers.
As cities get smarter, we need to examine carefully who gets our data and what it is used for.
Start-ups are innovative and agile, while big companies have abundant resources. Corporate accelerators bring them together, and a new case study outlines best practices.