Katie Dvorak: Internet of Things: Connected devices at risk for malware, privacy violations

Source: “There must be a balance between the promise of new Internet of Things (IoT) tools and devices and the need for robust security and data privacy, according to a new report. For the report, Intel Security and Atlantic Council's Cyber Statecraft Initiative gathered government, medical and security specialists to create guides for trust and innovation for connected medical devices. Connected medical devices help patients and their caregivers better monitor their health.

Benjamin Cabé would like to invite you all to participate to their IoT Developer Survey.

"In the meantime, I would like to invite you all to participate to our IoT Developer Survey. We want to understand better the current technology trends, how mature the industry is, and how the current industry players are perceived. Of course, at Eclipse we are building an open source community for IoT developers, so we are also looking forward to learn more on how mature the industry is with regard to using and contributing to open source IoT projects.
Your input will be very valuable.
This will require just a few minutes of your time

Pedro Maló: The IoT-Week ’2015 is devoted to large scale Internet-of-Things.

Now that the Internet-of-Things is a reality worldwide (notably the IoT was the main attraction at CES 2015), we will be looking especially at how to bring IoT into large-scale adoption and widespread use. IoT Week 2015 will contribute to understanding of the future of the Internet-of-Things in the large-scale considering the technological and research dimensions but also innovation, user acceptance, security and privacy, business models, etc. IoT Week 2015 will pave the way for the future European Internet of Things Large Scale Pilots (LSP) envisioned

Antonio Jara: International Workshop on Extending Seamlessly to the Internet of Things (esIoT-2015) - 8-10 July (Blumenau, Brasil)

Extending Seamlessly to the Internet of Things (esIoT) is an international workshop focused on the integration aspects of the Internet of Things (IoT). The emerging machine-to-machine (M2M) systems should provide transparent access to information and services through a seamless integration into the Internet. On the one hand, the so-called Web of Things aims for direct Web connectivity by pushing its technology down to devices. On the other hand,

Abdur Rahim: Self-IoT 2015 Call for Papers (Apr 13 2015)

Source: "Spectacular advances in technology have introduced increasingly complex and large-scale computer and communication systems. Autonomic computing has been proposed as a grand challenge that will allow the systems self-manage this complexity, using high-level objectives and policies defined by humans. Internet of things (IoT) as well as big data technologies will exponentially increase the scale and the complexity of existing computing and communication systems; the autonomy is thus an imperative property for real-time IoT systems.
However, there is still a lack of research on how to adapt and tailor existing research on autonomic computing to the specific characteristics of IoT, and the big data it generates,

Andrew Baxter: The Internet of Things will help you stay connected

Source: "The focus is around the Internet of Things, where small smartchips are allowing almost any device you can think of to be connected to the internet; your kettle, your tennis racquet, your car, your TV, your kitchen cupboards, your front door, your toothbrush, your pets and even your light globes. And that’s on top of your smartphone, smart watch, tablet and laptop. But the essence of marketing is not to invent for invention’s sake, it is to create products and services that meet people’s needs.

Jenny Lee & Hans Tung: Internet of Things means never having to search again

Source: “In the future, you’ll only check Google’s homepage to see the latest doodle. The smartphone revolutionized personal computing, creating a computer that most of us have within arm’s reach 24 hours a day. The Internet of Things promises to revolutionize computing again, by connecting and collecting data from everything we live in, drive in, eat in, sleep in and work in. In just a year or two, the number of IoT devices will outnumber the number of PCs, smartphones and laptops globally.

David Gewirtz: Internet of things: Sillier and scarier and coming your way

Source: “I’m a child of the sixties and seventies. But even those of you who grew up in the nineties can see the craziness of this situation.
How many of us, when we were growing up, had to install updates on our light bulbs? Or reboot the TV? Or add security updates to a refrigerator? We are entering a new period where the things around us are going to be connected to the Great Cloud in the Sky.
That's great, in some ways. That's not so great, in many other ways.

Rob van Kranenburg: Shift the Gateways into public hands

Source: “As we can see pragmatically IoT as a ‘seamless’ link (or attempt at a kind of ‘seamless’) link between the BAN (Body Area Network), LAN (Local Area Network), WAN (Very Wide Area Network and VWAN (Very Wide Area Network), or body, home, car and city or wearables, smart home, connected car and smart city, we have broken it down in these four groups in and through which we will group components and enablers. Just look at what Google is doing; two ways into each network: Glass and Lens, Power meter and NEST, car and in automotive alliances and media system, google.org for open data

Samuel Gibbs: Budget 2015: Osborne pins UK's digital future on internet of things

Source: “Britain’s technology industry received a further boost in the budget as funding was announced for initiatives that link home appliances to the internet. The chancellor pledged £40m for the internet of things, which allows devices to be controlled by a smartphone or tablet, alongside a £600m investment in freeing up spectrum to be used for wireless broadband and £7.4m to provide wi-fi access for libraries in England. The £40m will be used for business incubators – spaces dedicated to supporting startups –

Vocativ: Internet of Things Reporter (March 18 2015)

Source: "Vocativ explores the Deep Web to discover original stories, hidden perspectives and unheard voices from around the world. Vocativ is smart, creative and inclusive. Our storytellers and our audience – a diverse, open-minded, social generation – are in this together, drawing inspiration from one another. At the heart of Vocativ is our exclusive technology, where science meets storytelling. 
Vocativ is a digital media company with exclusive technology and data expertise.

Duncan Jefferies: How the internet of things is slashing energy costs for business

Source: “Smart appliances that communicate with each other and share information using the internet are already available. Indeed, the Internet of things has featured on lists of game-changing technologies for years, and is arguably one of the most hyped tech innovations around. With sensors getting cheaper by the day, more and more physical objects are becoming part of a network of things changing the way we live and work. For businesses of the future, this should lead to a huge cut in costs since these new tools help us see exactly what is going on where.

Carmen Gonzalez: Internet of Things Blog Launched By @ThingsExpo | [#IoT]

Source: “SYS-CON Media announced today that @ThingsExpo Blog, the largest IoT resource in the world, launched with 7,788 original stories.
@ThingsExpo Blog offers top articles, news stories, and blog posts from the world's well-known experts and guarantees better exposure for its authors than any other publication.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is the most profound change in personal and enterprise IT since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago.
All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devices--

Sudhindra Holla: Futuristic technology to secure smart cities

Source: “Infrastructure has been a major focus area for the new government—development of cities in particular. Converting existing cities into smarter cities and building new smart cities seem to be given the top-most priority in the political agenda. Plans are being developed to use technologies that can take the existing cities to the next level and make them self-sufficient, comfortable and efficient. But efficiency alone is not adequate for the city to be ‘smart’. The city has to be safe for the citizens to feel protected and for the overall well-being. In order to ensure safety in a smart city set up, IP based video surveillance is a must.

Marcin Malinowski: How the Internet of Things can transform customer experience

Source: “According to Gartner, the Internet of Things (IoT) is a network with the aim to connect physical objects that contain embedded technology to communicate, sense or interact with their internal states or the external environment. But what this definition does not tell us is how the IoT will revolutionise customer experience. With the global market predicted to be worth £4.2 trillion by 2020, for the past few years at Outbox Group, we have been telling businesses why they should have a vested interest in the potential of IoT in improving customer experience.”


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