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05/05/2019 - 22:14
Most inventors (and their inventions) have had to endure the criticism of their skeptics. But, in the end, even the skeptics are using the things they ridiculed. Personal computers were once only built and used by software coders. There was a time when mobile phones were regarded as a luxury. Today we can’t imagine life without PCs or smartphones...
04/05/2019 - 13:51
...The time to act is now. The U.S. and China are making strides with IoT technology and Europe must not be left behind. A newly-designed policy framework that reflects the needs of IoT, will open up digital opportunities for people and businesses, and position Europe as a world leader in the nexus between the digital economy and the physical...
04/05/2019 - 13:43
We need to ask whether our technological progress is antagonistic to the place that we call home It was recently revealed that Coca-Cola produces three million tonnes of plastic packaging a year, which is equivalent to 200,000 bottles a minute according to the Guardian. This revelation was part of a global commitment led by the New Plastics...
04/05/2019 - 13:36
A nine-month pilot project could yield new information on the best way for citizens and officials to communicate, and even a new model for cities to engage residents on hot-button issues in real time. How could mobile devices, blockchain, the Internet of Things and artificial intelligence make local government more representative? Toronto-...
04/05/2019 - 13:35
In Hangzhou, police officers are notified of major car accidents soon after they happen, traffic lights automatically adjust to changes in the volume of vehicles on the road and, in emergencies, fire trucks and ambulances are not stopped by a single red light until they arrive at the scene. The city in eastern China’s Zhejiang province is one of...
03/05/2019 - 15:07
A few days past I have been invited by Prof. Dr. Olga Wilner give a talk about Cybersecurity to students of the HTW Berlin. The talk itself is a “worse of worsest” Security fails in the Internet of Things, aimed to train and sensitize developers and product vendors: learn from fails to build better and secure products. I almost liked the...
03/05/2019 - 13:22
As we’ve seen before, one of the greatest cybersecurity threats facing both consumer- and enterprise-focused organizations is the rise of connected devices – the internet of things (IoT). IoT devices are the bridge we’ve been anticipating between the digital world and physical objects. Whether a warehouse robot or a home security camera, the...
03/05/2019 - 13:19
  With peak data rates up to 20 times faster than 4G, 5G will serve as “the connective tissue” for the internet of things, autonomous cars, smart cities and new mobile applications. Photo: ShutterstockWith peak data rates up to 20 times faster than 4G, 5G will serve as “the connective tissue” for the internet of things, autonomous cars,...
03/05/2019 - 13:16
Openness comes to most proprietary technologies, because it is a time honored way of bringing down pricing in any given market. Whether Open RAN concepts emerge in the next 12 months or over the next four years, it will have the same effect. There are a variety of candidate technologies lining up to Open the RAN, and operators and vendors...
02/05/2019 - 12:35
The Internet of Things (IoT) is winning over the world. The expansion of smart gadgets creates a global network that has the power to change the way we live and do business. The new technology influences almost everything around us, from home appliances and planning to architecture and marketing. IoT is defined as a system of interrelated...
02/05/2019 - 12:34
The U.K. government is proposing new legislation aimed at improving security of Internet of Things devices. Digital minister Margot James MP revealed the draft law on Wednesday as part of the government’s efforts to protect from cyberattacks millions of internet-connected devices. The law will mandate that internet-connected devices, like...
02/05/2019 - 12:32
All it takes is a quick trip to Jakarta to realize that Uber Technologies Inc. missed out on the opportunity of a lifetime. Go-Jek Indonesia PT and GrabTaxi Holdings Pte, which started out as copycats of the U.S. ride-hailing pioneer, have morphed into something far grander. Not only are their main car-hire businesses thriving, the companies...
01/05/2019 - 23:38
The Internet of Things is the killer app of decision making at all levels, including politics. @robvank “It is for awakened conscience to assert the principle; events will determine the character of the answer. Ideas once rooted in conscience never die.”  Dyer D. Lum In this short text I argue representative democracy and its...
01/05/2019 - 18:38
....But transforming an existing organisation is complex. I have worked with many organisations in transforming their business from a traditional business into a digital business. This allowed me to gain firsthand experience in what can go wrong in designing and executing a digital strategy. It also allowed me to design and develop toolbox of...
01/05/2019 - 18:34
Take a second, and think of three large companies that are booming right now. Have them? Chances are that all of them are tech companies. And probably one of the following: Apple, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Uber, Airbnb or Amazon. All are in fact are business driven and highly benefited by network effects. In a sentence, network...