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How the growth of IoT is impacted by Moore’s Law, Cooper’s Law and Metcalfe’s Law. The “Internet of Things” or IoT for short is increasingly getting a lot of attention around the world from various stakeholders including from no less than the U.S. Congress (see, for instance, the recent Bi...
Mark Weiser predicted the Internet of Things in a seminal article in 1991 about how people would interact with networked computation distributed into the environments and artifacts around them. Before the IoT moniker dominated, his vision of “ubiquitous computing” could take many names and flavo...
The enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) is poised for strong growth. But are enterprises ready for IoTification? That's the gist of recent surveys, which suggest that executives understand the potential of IoT, but recognize that it's going to take a lot of work to embed it into their businesses. A ...
  • Tuesday, 22 August 2017 17:17
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Oh, Internet of Things. More than 120,000 Internet of Things cameras online right now can easily be hacked, a security researcher warned at a conference on Friday. The researcher found that two cameras from Chinese gadget maker Shenzhen Neo Electronic have vulnerabilities that al...
  • Saturday, 29 July 2017 14:00
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Crappy software everywhere means we face a world of pain Governments are poised to intervene over the security of IoT devices, as the industry has so far failed to self-regulate, infosec guru Bruce Schneier has said. In his keynote speech at Infosecurity Europe 2017, Schneier told delegates tha...
  • Friday, 09 June 2017 12:11
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As is the case with several other popular tech buzzphrases -- "big data," "cloud computing" and "cybersecurity" come to mind -- dozens of companies have talked up their investments in what they deem to be the "Internet of Things," or IoT. Big-name chipmakers, telecom service providers and cloud serv...
Mercedes-Benz: The car ‘as a private retreat’, the autonomous F 015 Luxury in Motion promises to be not just a vehicle, but a ‘digital living space’CREDIT: DAIMLER AG hen it comes to predicting the future, Kevin Ashton is not a fan of what he calls ‘vague handwaving’. He prefer...
How much damage can a ‘smart’ toaster do? Lots, and not just burning your bread. In the beginning, devices on the internet were fun. My favorite was the Carnegie-Mellon’s Computer Science Department Coke Machine. Starting in the 1970s, you could “ping” it to see if it had sodas ready ...
It’s May already, and we’re already one-third of the way through 2017. At market research firm Frost & Sullivan, analysts are already thinking ahead and considering how the rest of this year is likely to shape up in terms of IoT growth. The Frost & Sullivan report, European Internet...
FinancialBuzz.com News Commentary PR Newswire NEW YORK, April 21, 2017 NEW YORK, April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Internet of Things (IoT) is becoming a prominent factor of our complex I nternet infrastructure. A report by Research Nester projects that the global I&n...
If you follow discussions about the Internet of Things, you’ve probably heard this stunning prediction at least once: The world will have 50 billion connected devices by 2020. Ericsson’s former CEO Hans Vestburg was among the first to state it in a 2010 presentation to shareholder...
Humans contain multitudes. We have a demonstrated ability to work hard, sweat and toil for our daily bread, and, as a society, achieve magnificent feats of science and technology. We’ve literally reached the stars! However, we can also be incredibly lazy pieces of shit. We fight with our roommates...
  • Saturday, 15 April 2017 11:04
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A cybersecurity expert offers a soup-to-nuts IoT security guide for every organization, individual and device with confidential data to protect. By Paul Cucu, Heimdal Security In the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey, HAL the onboard artificial intelligence goes rogue killing the men it was assigned to pr...
Amazon Echo. FitBit. Even your coffee pot. While you might be thinking “one of these things is not like the other,” they are all examples of the Internet of Things (IoT). They are all everyday objects that can be connected to the internet and be recognized by other devices and contribute info to...
Industrial companies are planning to commit approximately $907 million annually to their Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) initiatives, according to a new PwC report launched in coincidence with the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) in Abu Dhabi. The Chief Information Offic...
  • Wednesday, 29 March 2017 13:47
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Technology is constantly evolving. Yet, many companies want to do what businesses still naively believe "if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” This is particularly true if the technology is core to their business model and has been successful. When it comes to search engines, it's hard to deny Goo...
“Warning: this fridge is hackable.” That’s the type of advice that could appear on consumer goods once the European Union works out how to respond to the growing threat of “denial-of-service” attacks via billions of devices connected to the Internet. At present, when consumer goods that co...
Picture our beloved Internet as a massive luxury cruise ship navigating the world’s icy waters. Stationed on the bottom deck is a bonafide navigational expert making sure everything is OK. This person has all the gadgets: radar, sonar, charts, compasses, ring dials, chronometers. He can chart a p...
  Last year, on October 21, your digital video recorder — or at least a DVR like yours — knocked Twitter off the internet. Someone used your DVR, along with millions of insecure webcams, routers, and other connected devices, to launch an attack that started a chain reaction, resulting in Tw...
  • Tuesday, 31 January 2017 09:56
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Okay, marketers and technology enthusiasts have been talking about the coming of the Internet of Things (IoT) for years. But with products like Google Home and Amazon Echo emerging and gaining popularity, it’s reasonable to suspect that 2017 is the year that IoT finally starts taking off...
  • Tuesday, 24 January 2017 16:09
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Last year was a transformative and exciting year for the Internet of Things as we saw almost every industry invest in the IoT. Consumer products -- such as wearables and connected electronics -- make up a large part of the market, but IDC estimates that more than 80 percent of IoT spe...
NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Report DetailsThe latest report from business intelligence provider visiongain offers comprehensive analysis of the global Internet of Things market. Visiongain assesses that this market will generate revenues of $1,128 billion in 2017...
A new study shows Americans really dig Internet of Things (IoT) technology, with nearly two-thirds owning at least one IoT devices, according to a recent research report commissioned by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB). The study found that 62% of U.S. consumers own at least one IoT gizmo. T...
Over the last few months, the cybersecurity industry has been observing some very interesting trends, including an uptick in distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks with unprecedented rates of associated traffic. The recent spate of DDoS attacks are not taking advantage of amplification techniq...
What do you see as the major security threats in the coming 5-10 yrs as PC sales have declined and mobile nodes or IOT devices will explode? originally appeared on Quora – the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Ans...
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