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11/07/2018 - 09:17
Internet of Things in Context: Discovering Privacy Norms with Scalable Surveys by Noah Apthorpe, Yan Shvartzshnaider, Arunesh Mathur, Nick Feamster Privacy concerns surrounding disruptive technologies such as the Internet of Things (and, in particular, connected smart home devices) have been prevalent in public discourse, with privacy...
11/07/2018 - 09:15
They say that by 2020, there will be 50 billion connected things on the planet. This already includes your refrigerator, weighing scale, coffee machine, household lighting systems and intelligent assistants, and will very soon (if not already) extend to the cars you use to commute, the restaurants and pubs you visit and even the locomotives and...
11/07/2018 - 09:02
...One day as I plugged my phone to charge I “heard” the notification sound. Wearing a huge smile on my face I plugged and unplugged my phone for 5 minutes, listening to the beep of the charging notification. I had realized my phone could monitor the state of power of an electrical outlet and as a bonus it was connected to the internet. I rushed...
10/07/2018 - 22:50
Smart Home is UK’s ultimate event for the evolution of automated home tech for modern day & independent living. 150 seminars by the sector’s leading visionaries. 200 world-class suppliers. Interactive features. Networking opportunities. Home. Technology. Automation. Inclusion. Smart Home is really the “home” of the innovations changing the...
10/07/2018 - 15:44
Big data and the video game industry have a long and storied history, owing to the fact that video games have been a primary factor in pushing PC technology over the years. But when we say “big data”, we’re not really talking about the size of video games, though that plays a role somewhere in the line. What we mean by “big data” is the...
10/07/2018 - 15:36
Motorcycles are small, easy to park, zip through dense traffic and have lower emissions than cars. In parts of Asia and Africa, they’re transportation staples. But ridesharing services in the United States have mostly steered clear of motorcycles. There may not be enough motorcycle drivers to serve riders: U.S. purchases of...
10/07/2018 - 13:31
Acquisitions of Echelon and Wind River aim to breathe life into these forerunners of the Internet of Things, reminding me what a long, strange road it's been so far. Adesto’s acquisition of Echelon and Intel’s sale of Wind River to a private equity firm reminds me how little we know about how the IoT will play out. I spoke with chief...
10/07/2018 - 13:29
Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA) supports the development of the Internet of Things (IoT) technology in Thailand through the IoT Institute and the Digital Park with an aim to influence technology drive in Thailand. An announcement made by the Bangkok Post highlighted how Thailand’s Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA) is supporting...
09/07/2018 - 15:22
With an ever-expanding research portfolio from Georgia Tech faculty, students and member companies, the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Center for the Development and Application of Internet of Things Technologies (CDAIT) has released a white paper titled “Driving New Modes of IoT-Facilitated Citizen/User Engagement.” It summarizes the...
09/07/2018 - 07:35
“Futuristic Financial Intelligence Summit” will be held on 28th Sep 2018 in Mumbai, India. The aim of this upcoming event is to promote Futuristic Technologies which are driving the Financial Services.  This event is designed to give key decision makers the insights they need to take their innovation to the next level. This selective...
09/07/2018 - 07:23
5G has the capacity to transform everything from better business communications to driverless cars In the not-so far away future, gone will be the days when you complain about the lack of 4G signal in London or any other place in the UK. That’s because we will have 5G technology, the next stage in mobile technology, that is set to...
09/07/2018 - 07:19
The immutable nature of blockchain has led to a never seen before transparency and security of data sharing that has made the distributed ledger technology and cryptocurrencies increasingly mainstream. As per cryptocurrency wallet Blockchain.info, the number of daily bitcoin transactions grew from one in January 2009 to 4.9 lakh in December 2017....
09/07/2018 - 07:17
One of the most ambitious ideas in blockchain is that the technology could enable not just people and businesses to transact with each other seamlessly, but also machines. If this scenario, first articulated a few years ago, comes to pass, devices ranging from refrigerators to automobiles would not only collect and share data as part of the...
09/07/2018 - 07:15
Jul 08, 2018—Gone are the days when cellphones were mainly used to talk. Now, smartphones are portable computers that function as networks that support both our personal and professional lives. Yet, despite its prominent position among the workforce, not all businesses have taken advantage of cellular capabilities. However, hardware and...
08/07/2018 - 14:48
The 2018 edition of the Canadian Telecom Summit (“CTS”) took place June 4-6, 2018 in Toronto. One of the most important topics covered was 5G wireless networks. The process of setting 5G standards is already underway.  CTS focused on three main developments in 5G that every stakeholder should watch for in the near future. “Smarter”...