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09/08/2017 - 11:39
The current U.S. administration has chosen to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement. Conversely the renewable energy commitments made by many states and cities have remained intact. Nine states have joined to form the United States Climate Alliance to implement the Paris accord’s goal of cutting carbon emissions by as much as 28% from 2005...
09/08/2017 - 11:29
Government silent on why penalties are not being imposed The 2007 Smart City contract imposed a number of obligations on the Dubai investors. Smart City, which was meant to have been an ICT and media hub, is several years behind its contractual obligations and is not in a position to meet them according to the agreed timeframes. In 2007...
09/08/2017 - 11:20
….. There are some groups in the Seattle community that have already expressed interest and want to know what’s going on with the city’s plans. “We want to make sure we contact everyone in the city. We want to know what they would like to see from a smart city; we want to make sure we’re delivering projects that will be useful.” In ten years,...
09/08/2017 - 11:18
Abstract: With the understanding that art and technology are continuing to experience an historic and rapidly intensifying rapprochement—but with the understanding as well that accounts thereof have tended to be constrained by scientific/engineering rigor on the one hand, or have tended to swing to the opposite extreme—it is the goal of this...
09/08/2017 - 11:16
Air Traffic Controllers stand watch in the Carrier Air Traffic Control Center (CATCC) aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73). The Norfolk, Va., - based nuclear powered aircraft carrier is on a regularly scheduled deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF). U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate Airman Jessica Davis. Imagine wars...
09/08/2017 - 11:14
The California Diversity Council in the US (Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology) and the UK’s Women in IT Awards (the largest technology diversity event ever staged) are just two of the dozens of groups that honored tech’s most innovative and influential female achievers in 2017. Women are beginning to make their mark on the tech world in...
09/08/2017 - 11:12
Canadian Shooting Sports AssociationCanada –-(Ammoland.com)- The Armatix iP1 smart gun and RFID watch combo will set you back about $2,000 USD. Armatix claims the iP1 handgun cannot be fired without the Armatix iW1 Active RFID Watch in close proximity. With less than $50 in parts, hacker Plore cracked the smart gun technology of the Armatix...
09/08/2017 - 11:07
Imagine a new economic sector in Europe worth double the yearly GDP of Belgium. Imagine it was driven by small entrepreneurial European tech businesses. Sounds great, doesn’t it? This is the potential of the fast developing internet of things (IoT) according to the European Commission, which values it at €1 trillion a year by 2020. Except...
09/08/2017 - 11:04
As Internet of Things (IoT) is rapidly penetrating all aspects of our lives, many of us are wondering what impact it will have on jobs in Europe. This challenging issue of the impact of Internet of Things (IoT) on jobs in Europe was recently considered in detail by PwC in a study commissioned by the European Commission on "Cross-cutting...
09/08/2017 - 11:02
The Digital Innovation Networks (DIN) Forum 2017 was held by the FIRE STUDY and the HUB4NGI projects on June 27th in Brussels, as a pre-event of the Net Futures 2017. The forum was intended for all types of stakeholders: internet researchers and innovators, SMEs, start-ups, internet technology providers, policy makers and investors. The agenda...
08/08/2017 - 08:31
On 1 August, several American senators unveiled a bipartisan bill to mandate baseline cyber security requirements for internet-connected devices purchased by the federal government. The bill follows a number of  recent attacks which demonstrated that connected devices, which make up the Internet of Things (“IoT”), can paralyze websites,...
08/08/2017 - 08:30
On May 27th, 2016, Tesla opened pre-orders for their Model 3, and within 24 hours, more than 200,000 customers had paid deposits to reserve their place in line — without the physical product yet existing. Tesla’s cost of advertising was only $6 per car — less than 1/90th of the ad cost of their closest price-range competitor. The breakout success...
08/08/2017 - 08:28
Faraday Future recently abandoned plans to build its own tailor-made factory from scratch in Nevada, and now it’s signed a lease on a new ready-made production facility in Hanford, Calif. The switch in strategy reflects a broader shift in the electric carmaker’s approach, which has been scaled down for earlier ambitious and lofty goals based on...
07/08/2017 - 21:02
Many companies begin an internet of things (IoT) journey with great expectations, only to end up with disappointing business results. Gartner recently estimated that through 2018 “80% of IoT implementations will squander transformational opportunities” and fail to monetize IoT data. And a new survey by Cisco found that one-third of all completed...
07/08/2017 - 20:29
The Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing (ISSN: 1868-5137- ISSN: 1868-5145, IF 1.588) is currently running a Special Issue entitled " Systems and Applications of Internet of Things for building Smart Environments".  
We are serving as Guest Editors for this issue. We think you could make an excellent...