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More than one quarter of firms are now using M2M tech

More than a quarter of all businesses worldwide are now using machine-to-machine technology, according to the latest M2M Barometer report prepared by Circle Research for European telecom provider Vodafone.

Smart meters: It's not just for electricity anymore

More and more water companies and utilities are using smart meters to do the same for water use. The drought in California has prompted the Long Beach Water Department to deploy smart water meters to monitor the use of water by residents and businesses in the community, according to a report by Wired.

Wireless smart meters criticized for invading privacy, starting fires

Smart meters, which enable utilities to communicate wirelessly with home energy systems, are being criticized for invading home owners' privacy and, in some cases, starting fires.