Shane Dingman: Why consumers should take the Internet of Things and the lack of security

Any discussion of the Internet of Things (IoT) and security usually devolves fairly quickly into hearty chuckles and jokes about “why would anyone want to hack my Internet-connected refrigerator?” As one group of researchers found out, a hack known as “man in the middle” on a Samsung Smart Refrigerator would allow an attacker to read your e-mail, maybe reset your password and then potentially steal your identity.

Bloomberg: ‘Internet of Things’ becomes a trade of choice for investors

A little-known stock listed in London has become a trade of choice for investors looking to profit from the technological megatrend known as the Internet of Things.

Telit Communications, which sells hardware that lets everything from vending machines to rental cars transmit data wirelessly, has surged almost six-fold since the end of 2012. This year alone, shares of the company have rallied 37%, far outpacing its main industry rivals.

JIJI: Japan to allot 020 as prefix for networked ‘Internet of things’ devices

A communications ministry panel will solicit public comments on its idea for assigning 020 as the new prefix for mobile numbers allotted to wireless devices expected to be part of the “Internet of things” network.

The Internet of things (IoT) is a network of objects embedded with software and sensors that allow them to exchange data wirelessly.

The Internet of Things Takes Center Stage

The Internet of Things Takes Center Stage as Leading Cybersecurity Experts, CISOs and U.S. Department of Homeland Security Ring the Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell in Honor of National Cyber Security Awareness Month

In recognition of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), a group of federal officials and digital industry leaders will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to close the market.

John Carpenter: Peggy Smedley plugged into Internet of Things to create own brand

Infobright CEO Don DeLoach was attending the Illinois Technology Association’s first Internet of Things Summit two years ago, chatting with author Daniel Obodovski, one of the keynote speakers. Turns out they were both fans of Peggy Smedley, a prolific podcaster and editorial director of Connected World Magazine.

Steve McCaskill: Poll: Are You Connected To The Internet of Things?

The Internet of Things is ready to take over every part of our lives but are you already connected?

The Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the biggest trends in technology and if all the claims are believed, has the potential to change our lives at home and the way companies do business.

Smart metres that monitor energy use, self-driving cars and a wealth of connected entertainment experiences are among the most common examples used to demonstrate the capability of IoT devices and applications.

CityTree: Innovative green infrastructure to fight heat waves and air pollution in the cities

During last months, Germany and other European countries experienced several very strong heat waves making living in the city at that time hardly bearable. It is not only the summer that seemed to be hotter, the whole year 2015 is on track to be the warmest ever. 

Toby Ruckert: When the Internet of Communications (IoC) meets the Internet of Things (IoT)

I recently came across an interesting framework discussing the importance of platform thinking. In an impressive effort, Sangeet Paul Choudary dedicates a whole book to this subject (“Platform Scale“), a weekly newsletter – and in the spirit of becoming a platform as well – its own website (, explaining the latest best practises and strategies on how companies can leverage platform thinking and why it is important in today’s world.


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