UK government gains support from HP and Centrica on IoT device security guidelines

The UK government has introduced a code dedicated to strengthening the security of internet-connected devices – with the number of devices in use across the country expected to grow to


Hive: Home is Where The Innovation is

Hive UK head of marketing Katherine Walker runs through the topics she covered in her presentation at the Connected Consumer Summit, and explains the smart home brands relationship with British Gas, where


The 10 Best Quotes from our Connected Consumer Summit

Yesterday was our Connected Consumer Summit, where we brought together a wide variety of brands with key thought leaders from the mobile marketing world and beyond to explore and discuss


IBM, Hive and More to Speak at our Connected Consumer Summit

While most brands and marketers are now aware of the importance of mobile, those on the cutting edge are already moving forward to the next level of connectivity. Our homes,


Hive Launches Active Light Smart Light Bulb

British Gas startup Hive has launched Hive Active Light, a smart light bulb designed to give users an easy way to control their lights from their phone via the Hive


4m Connected Homes in the UK

The number of UK households with some form of smart home system has increased 30 per cent in the past 12 months to 4m, which equates to 4 per cent


Hive Turns up the Heat as it Moves into the Wider Connected Home Space

British Gas’ Hive brand has unveiled a range of new features for its Hive Active Heating system, as well as a family of complementary products that move Hive beyond heating


British Gas Buys Company Behind Hive Thermostats

British Gas has acquired AlertMe, the company responsible for the smart thermostats that form a key part of its Hive connected home solution, in a deal worth around £65m. The


British Gas Teams with RNIB to Make Hive Accessible to the Blind

British Gas has teamed with the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) in order to make the Android app for its Hive Active Hearing system accessible for people with


Smart Thermostat Sales Double in a Year

They are undoubtedly still a niche product, but smart thermostats are gaining traction with consumers, according to the latest research from Berg Insight, which reveals that the number of N.

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