Welcome to the EM360 Five Minute Friday bulletin where we break down the biggest stories from around the world in all categories of Tech.
This week, Bitcoin price falls back from latest record high, Vodafone promise to connect 5 million homes with Full-Fibre network, and from next week Amazon devices will now be sold at over 100 Whole Foods in the US.
Businesses are complacent about IoT Cybersecurity
According to new research by Forrester, many enterprises are complacent about IoT security. The report found that 4 out of 5 British organisations are not confident they can see every device on their network and more than half of respondents are apparently willing to tolerate a medium to high-risk level to IoT devices.
OpenStack continues to grow cloud deployments
The free and open-source software platform for cloud computing, OpenStack is now powering more than 60 public cloud data centers around the world. Even though Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform are more known, OpenStack is continuing to grow both public and private cloud revenues.
Bitcoin price falls back from latest record high
Following a surge of $7,800 late on Wednesday evening, Bitcoin prices have fallen back after plans to split the cryptocurrency were suspended.
Amazon devices now sold at over 100 Whole Foods
It’s official! From next week Amazon devices will now be sold at over 100 Whole Foods holiday Pop-Up shops in the US. It’s been reported that Amazon has invested £13.7 billion into its Whole Foods acquisition, selling Amazon devices, including the new Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Fire TV, and Kindles.
Vodafone to connect 5 million homes with Full-Fibre network
Vodafone signs deal with CityFibre to connect 5 million homes with full-fibre network over the next eight years. As a result of this deal the network is expected to reach one million homes in 12 towns and cities by 2021.