The 2nd Conference on Internet of Things and Smart City (IoTSC 2016) May 29-31, 2016 Nanjing, China

The 2nd Conference on Internet of Things and Smart City (IoTSC 2016) will be held from May 29 to 31, 2016 in Nanjing, China. This Conference will cover issues on Internet of Things and Smart City. On behalf of the organizing committee, we cordially invite you to join the conference to communicate with the distinguished speakers and share your research results.

Jason Edge: Closer to The Edge - Why We Must Ground The Cloud

As the so-called Digital Age dawns, characterised by more and more devices [1] connecting up to form the Internet of Things (IoT [2]), there is a need to reshape the very foundation of the internet from today's position where we are 'consumers' around its edge to one where we become active participants within it.

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ADEPT Architecture (IBM/Samsung) — Next Generation IoT Technologies Using The Block Chain (highlight added by the author)

 

STACEY HIGGINBOTHAM: To boost their buildings' IQ, companies tap "Internet of things"

When General Electric (GE) announced the creation of a new company called Current in October last year, CEO Jeff Immelt said it would take GE's "commitment to energy to the next level." Current is GE's attempt to address the business shift posed by ubiquitous connectivity, cheap sensors and data analytics -- sometimes called the Internet of Things. It was created to sell lighting as a service to GE customers.

BPI Network:Global Study To Explore Business Value Of The Industrial Internet Of Things

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/-- The Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network, Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council and Penton's IoT Institute today announced they are collaborating on a global thought leader initiative to benchmark where and how companies are deriving business value and creating competitive advantage from adoption and use of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).

Asia IoT Business Platform brings together consumers, platform providers, policy makers and those actually putting all the pieces together in the market place. It is defining the future landscape of IoT.

With focus on local telecommunication companies, public sectors and end users across verticals, Asia IoT Business Platform is the most comprehensive event in Southeast Asia for solution providers targeting enterprise adoption of IoT and M2M technologies.

With over 2,000 attendees participating in previous editions, the Asia IoT Business Platform 2016 series will return as follows:

Frank Vitetta: some insights on new upcoming technologies in the near future.

My name is Frank Vitetta and I am the co-founder of a brand new revolutionary product, modoola. The business concept is about designing smart furniture with embedded tech. I caught up with the visionary Robert Scoble at the IOT or Internet of Things conference in London  to get some insights on new upcoming technologies in the near future.

Glyn Moody: Anti-innovation: EU excludes open source from new tech standards

As part of its Digital Single Market strategy, the European Commission has unveiled "plans to help European industry, SMEs, researchers and public authorities make the most of new technologies." In order to "boost innovation," the Commission wants to accelerate the creation of new standards for five buzzconcepts: 5G, cloud computing, internet of things, data technologies, and cybersecurity.

Alex Koma: Experts: Boston's response to 2013 bombing exemplifies use of smart city, IoT tech

While many cities are only in the nascent stages of using connected tech, experts agree that there's increasing adoption of the IoT in municipalities nationwide.

Boston’s move to embrace the Internet of Things and other smart city technologies in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 represents the future of how governments can use tech for public safety purposes, according to Deb Socia, executive director of the nonprofit Next Century Cities.

Ben Sullivan: Intel slashes 12,000 jobs as move to cloud and Internet of Things continues

Chipmaker reports steady revenues, but is taking a $1.2bn restructuring charge as it pushes cloud and IoT ‘growth engines’

Intel will be cutting 12,000 jobs this year, the equivalent of 11 percent of its entire workforce.

The restructuring will set Intel back $1.2 billion (£830m) as the company attempts to reposition itself for cloud and the Internet of Things amid a slumping PC market.

Alexandra Gheorghe: How to Hack a Home through the Internet of Things

A switch you can control from your smartphone can prove very useful while you’re away on vacation and suddenly realize you forgot to turn the lights off. Or on a busy day at work when you think you’ve left the iron plugged in.

However, not all IoT devices were created equal, especially from a security standpoint. Some ended up on the market prematurely, before proper security mechanisms were baked in. Let’s examine a random Wi-Fi switch and see how, under the right circumstances, it can become a point of entry to someone’s home.

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