How the Internet of Things is going to change the future of privacy

In the second part of a three-part interview, French Caldwell, Chief Evangelist MetricStream talks about the security challenges IoT, robotics, bitcoins bring to the table from a GRC (governance, risk management, and compliance) perspective). He believes that the old definition of privacy no longer works in today's world where information gets collected every moment; and that it's going to be a bigger challenge once the Internet of Things goes mainstream.

TU-Automotive Europe 2015 Conference & Exhibition

The 13th annual summit will take place 2nd-3rd November at the International Congress Centre in Stuttgart. This event will bring together the key thought leaders in the European connected car and mobility space to cover the hottest topics in automotive innovation.

With over 1400 high level executives and 120+ carefully selected speakers, this year’s TU-Automotive Europe is sure to be the best event yet.

Ina Fried: Qualcomm Joins Google’s Rival Internet-of-Things Consortium

Qualcomm said Tuesday it is working with Thread Group, a Google-backed effort to determine ways for Internet-connected devices to talk to one another.

The move is important because Qualcomm has been a key backer of the AllSeen Alliance, one of several competing efforts to set standards for the so-called Internet of Things. By taking part in Thread as well, Qualcomm opens the door for potential cooperation and collaboration between the two bodies.

Chris Breger: It’s no secret that in recent years vehicle sales to 18-34 year olds have plummeted to an all time low.

Dubbed the digital millenial generation, a new demographic of customers has emerged that dont want horsepower and perfomance, but want a mobile-esque app interface with continuous OTA upgradeability. But how do you capture a generation of consumers who just don’t want to buy?

Liat Clark: Can a £10m fund start an Internet of Things revolution?

A £10m prize for an urban 'internet of things' concept has been launched by the government. The cash prize has been earmarked from the £40m total investment the government promised the fledgling industry earlier this year.

There's a catch, though -- which is this money isn't going direct to startups. The competition, brought together by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and Innovate UK (formerly the Technology Strategy Board), is all about encouraging business to work with local government, to find solutions to everyday city challenges such as traffic and pollution.

Christoffer O. Hernæs: The Future Of Finance Is In Real Time

In a world of decreasing size and rapidly increasing technological development, the financial sector needs to keep up at the same pace. While physical supply chains have improved to keep track of the digital world, the financial supply chain has not kept pace.

The race toward real-time financial services involves a wide array of stakeholders and possibilities, ranging from common standardization to re-engineering underlying processes and protocols through blockchain technology.

Tim Greene: DEF CON: Come hack the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things is talked about a lot and many people are unsure what it really is, but at DEF CON 23 this summer in Las Vegas, that should become a lot more clear as attendees compete to hack IoT devices.

“Pwning IoT via Hardware Attacks” is a competition starting this year as part of IoT Village, a new sector of the conference focusing on security of proliferating device such as sensors, meters, industrial controls and smart appliances.

Goh Thean: Malaysia unveils IoT roadmap, expects US$11bil income boost

IoT implementation is also expected to generate a total of 14,270 high-skilled employment opportunities by 2020, Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation Dr Ewon Ebin said at the launch in Cyberjaya earlier today (July 9).
 
“The ever-increasing need, demand and supply for Internet-related products and services is a telling sign that Malaysia is ready for the IoT,” he said.
 

Nicole C. Engard: Advanced analytics for the Internet of Things

Rosaria Silipo headshot from TwitterI had the pleasure of interviewing Rosaria Silipo about her upcoming talk at OSCON: Advanced analytics for the Internet of Things. I recently taught a group of librarians about Internet of Things and how we can use it to provide better services to our patrons, so when I saw Rosaria's talk summary I thought it was right up my alley.

Hafeez Tunio: MoU signed: Karachi to start getting free WiFi, CCTV, solar-powered street lights by end of 2015

Sindh government on Saturday signed memorandums of understanding for installing solar street lights, CCTV cameras as well as “free” WiFi facilities in 2015, as part of the Karachi Smart City project.

According to a statement issued on Saturday, Sindh Information and Local Government Minister Sharjeel Inaam Memon singed MoUs with three companies of Dubai, China and USA for installing the systems in Karachi.
The first phase of installing these systems is expected to be completed by the end of this year.

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