Internet of Things

Internet of Things news, trends, analysis and practical advice

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Samsung reboots its smart home, IoT strategy with the Galaxy S8

Samsung has a portfolio of devices and appliances that would make Apple envious. But unlike Apple's, Samsung's devices don't work well together.

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Verizon to launch wireless Cat M1 network nationwide to juice IoT

Verizon will launch a nationwide wireless network designed to help developers, businesses, utilities and municipalities deploy secure internet-of-things devices at lower cost.

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Here's how Microsoft is helping companies build IoT hardware

One of the biggest challenges with building connected hardware is getting from proof-of-concept prototypes to devices that are ready for a large-scale production rollout. Microsoft is aiming to help with that issue through a trio of...

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This company is turning FAQs into Alexa skills

People looking for an easier path to integrating with Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant have good news on the horizon. NoHold, a company that builds services for making bots, unveiled a project it’s working on that can turn a document...

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How to deal with backdoors inserted or left by vendors

CSO looks at vendor backdoors, how they get into products, the challenges to finding these, mitigating the easily infected openings, and responding to this hardware, software, and IoT-based dilemma.

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5 questions for new IETF Chair and Cisco Fellow Alissa Cooper

When the Internet Engineering Task Force meets this week in Chicago it will have a new chair – Cisco Fellow Alissa Cooper. Cooper will be the first woman to hold the position as the standards-setting body continues its work to...

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Build a safer smart home: 4 tips to sidestep hacking

Smart homes are using technology to keep us safe, but are they also opening doors to cyberattacks? Here are ways to keep your smart home hacker-free.

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Totem streetlight poles to combine wireless with power on city streets

Many companies are developing smart streetlights that combine energy-efficient LED lighting with wireless communications and sensors. Totem Power is taking that concept a step farther.

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Google's Android Things OS won't work on new Raspberry Pi board

The new Raspberry Pi Zero W was designed to be a board to make internet of things devices, but a key OS from Google won't work on the hardware.

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Look before you leap: 4 hard truths about IoT

The internet of things still looks promising, with forecasts for billions of devices to solve all sorts of problems. But as promising as the technology is, it has shortcomings.

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Apple TV just became an enterprise hub for connected things

Jamf introduces zero-day support for Apple TV, opening opportunity for smart automation

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Mingis on Tech: A dive into Windows 10 Creators Update and the future of OSes

Coming soon to a PC near you: Windows 10 Creators Update. But what comes after that in the years ahead for PCs, and Macs, and mobile devices? Are we headed for a voice-activated future?

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With deep learning, the data-rich get richer

Why AIaaS will dominate business applications for deep learning.

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How the internet of things is disrupting tech staffing: Part 2

Tech labor and skills acquisition challenges are interfering with businesses eager to capitalize on IoT's many benefits. Here's what to know if you're going to come out a winner.

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Wind River uses virtualization to turn M2M into IoT

Wind River, an IoT software division of Intel, wants to help industrial users bring their legacy machine-to-machine systems into the age of open source and cloud computing.

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Open-source BeagleBone Blue board aims for robots, drones

The $79.95 BeagleBone Blue is a credit-card sized board with all the components needed to operate a robot, or even a drone. It is open source as its schematics have been published, and anyone can replicate the board.

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Mirai is the hydra of IoT security: Too many heads to cut off

Efforts to stop Mirai, a malware found infecting thousands of IoT devices, have become a game of whack-a-mole, with differing opinions over whether hackers or the security community are making any headway.

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Why Intel is buying car-vision company Mobileye for $15.3B

Intel is buying autonomous-car tech company Mobileye to advance its position as a major player in the self-driving car industry.

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Of course your TV’s spying on you

It has been since it got smart, and so are most of the websites you visit, your Amazon Echo and every voice-activated smart device in your house.

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Intel's PC chief talks about 5G, chip design changes

Intel surprised many when the company hired outsider Venkata Renduchintala to lead the company's PC, IoT and Systems Architecture groups. He's now spearheading a cultural change at the company, getting employees to think beyond PCs.

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