Kieren McCarthy: Would you trust Intel, Vodafone, Siemens et al with Internet of Things security? You'll have to

Gang set up foundation to blame when IoT goes titsup

A new non-profit foundation dedicated to improving security in the "internet of things" launched on Wednesday.

More than 30 companies including Intel, Vodafone, Siemens, and BT are the founding members of the foundation, whose mission is to "make the Internet of Things secure, to aid its adoption, and maximize its benefits."

The IoTSF will focus on best practices and knowledge sharing. It will host a conference in London in December on IoT security.

The first Internet of Things Solutions World Congress closes with strong industry engagement

The Internet of Things Solutions World Congress (IOTSWC) closed its doors today on a high note after three days of strong industry engagement and top level conferences. Organized by Fira de Barcelona the IOTSWC gathered 88 companies and 120 speakers and became an international reference event in the industrial internet stage after its first edition.

Rudi Lueg: The Internet Of Things In Distribution Operations

Industry research firm Gartner recently reported that the Internet of Things (IoT) is going to impact businesses with its exponential adoption rate reaching 26 billion devices by 2020. Gartner said “that IoT product and service suppliers will generate incremental revenue exceeding $300 billion, mostly in services, in 2020. It will result in $1.9 trillion in global economic value-add through sales into diverse end markets.” Businesses can’t afford to miss this opportunity for tremendous growth.

Gil Press: Internet Of Things (IoT) News Roundup: Onwards And Upwards To 30 Billion Connected Things

Fresh out of topping Gartner’s most hyped technologies list for the second year in a row, the Internet of Things (IoT) has kept its buzz going over the last couple of weeks with a series of announcements and new market analysis reports. First, here’s a sample of recent announcements:

Zoltan Istvan: I just got a computer chip implanted in my hand — and the rest of the world won't be far behind

The 1960s were about peace, love, and drugs. I believe the next decade will be about virtual reality, implants, and transhumanism.

Even though I was born after the 1960s, I've always been fascinated with that era. Some people credit Ken Kesey’s cross country bus trip as helping to spawn a generation of hippies. My Immortality Bus trip — a cross-country bus journey to spread the word about my Transhumanist Party campaign for the 2016 U.S. presidency, along with the need for a pro-science and longevity culture — aims to stir up the national consciousness as well.

Jason Hope: The Biggest Problem with the Internet of Things? Hint: It’s Not Security

Security is a major concern with those who are watching the development of the Internet of Things. You can read plenty about how security problems are going to be the death of the connected world. After all, no one wants to drive a connected car, only to have a hacker take control.

Yes, security is a concern, but I think there is another factor that could greatly hinder the growth of the Internet of Things, and that is the lack of standardization and ability to communicate across platforms.

Yu Yuan: 4th IEEE/TRB International Conference on Connected Vehicles and Expo (ICCVE 2015) in Shenzhen, China

You are cordially invited to consider presenting your work at or simply attending the upcoming 4th IEEE/TRB International Conference on Connected Vehicles and Expo (ICCVE 2015) in Shenzhen, China ( As one of the four “tier-1” cities of China, Shenzhen is the largest electronics industry base in China and probably also in the world, and is adjacent to Hong Kong and Macau. Previous ICCVE conferences were held in Beijing (December 2012), Las Vegas (December 2013) and Vienna (November 2014).

Today: 21 sep, Den Haag: Management Challenges of IoT

Much has been written around a number of related themes such as the Internet of Things, Smart Industry/Industry 4.0, Smart Energy, Smart Cities, Smart Health Care, Smart Homes, Smart Transport, Big Data, Cloud and Anything as a Service. But there is more than technology that meets the eye.

Join us, get inspired, debate, discuss with some specialist speakers covering multiple angles from this Future Internet, our future.

Ahmad Raza: List of 5 Such Gadgets and Appliances That Uses Internet of Things

What is the future of machines? Does this question intrigues as much as it intrigues me? Well, it is all about observation and not just the prediction, if we closely observe how technology is progressing and how innovations and technological advancements are made in varied sectors, it becomes more obvious as to which way we are heading onto. Internet of things has lately started to pickup at faster pace, we are progressing from era of smart mobile phones to smart solar lamps, street lights, wearables and several home appliances where machine to machine communication is being implemented.


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