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07/01/2019 - 11:37
Sheikh Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Sudais, president of the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques, and Abdullah bin Amer Al-Swaha, minister of communications and information technology, sign a deal to upgrade technical and digital services at the mosques. (SPA) JEDDAH: The General Presidency of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet’s...
07/01/2019 - 11:35
Personal data is now as important a commodity as oil, a leading QC has said as he warns companies that they need to be up front on what they are using it for. Dean Armstrong QC, an expert in cyber law, said as it becomes possible to collect ever more data businesses will have to ensure that they tell their customers exactly what they are...
07/01/2019 - 11:33
In case you missed it, smart home devices are vulnerable to hackers. Experts have been warning us for years that smart devices aren't so smart when it comes to security, showing us how easily a car, a doll or a security camera could be hacked. And hackers have done their best to prove the cybersecurity experts right -- from yelling at a baby...
06/01/2019 - 22:40
We need your contributions to help reshape the state of play, and to help create an open, trustworthy and reliable internet for all. And of course such contributions do not happen automatically. This is why between now and 2021 we will award 5.6 million euro in small to medium-size R&D grants towards improving search and discovery. We are...
06/01/2019 - 22:34
On December 5, the NGI booth at ICT2018 hosted three unusual presentations delivered by 14-year-old students from two high schools in Vienna. Although fictional, the students’ presentations — two startup pitches and the launching speech of a “tech for good” party — need not have envied any of the professional panels and projects present at the...
06/01/2019 - 09:12
The technological novelties in the Healthcare Sector have been experiencing an augmented change. The healthcare sector is still largely dependent on the imports for newer and improved technologies but is also seeing a change slowly and steadily. One of the very stimulating technologies in the Healthcare domain is the Internet of Medical Things (...
06/01/2019 - 09:11
If you’re one of those individuals who talk a lot about cybersecurity or cybercrime — read nerd — the experts say there is a whole lot of “do as I say; not as I do” going on. According to the folks at Symantec Corporation (Norton) “those who emphasize the importance of online security, generally contradict themselves through their actions, and as...
06/01/2019 - 09:10
Like many in Sanriku, Iwate Prefecture, Kenichiro Yagi lost his waterfront business in the March 2011 Tohoku disasters. But in an imaginative bid to get his fishery company back online, that’s literally what he did: He connected to the internet. Placing PCs and webcams onboard the four fishing boats recovered from the detritus, Yagi posts...
06/01/2019 - 09:08
Editor’s note: Tom Snyder is executive director of RIoT, a regional Internet of Things users group based in Raleigh. RALEIGH – Industrial Revolutions don’t happen overnight, but 2018 showed that we are clearly past the hype stage and into the IoT 4.0 economy.  Depending on the source, there are between 19 and 24 million connected...
05/01/2019 - 17:36
Communication, Culture and Critique, Volume 11, Issue 4, 1 December 2018, Pages 513–529,  This article examines how decisions are made and justified within cultures of contribution using an “operational pragmatics.” Peer-production and contribution cultures are enfolded in a dynamic of resistance and appropriation in relation to...
05/01/2019 - 09:19
Findings from a European study, headed by the University of Parma, indicate that RFID deployments for fashion and apparel companies have passed the early adoption stage and are now poised to expand—in part, most recently to address omnichannel fulfillment. Jan 04, 2019—RFID use for fashion and apparel retail in Europe has reached the early...
05/01/2019 - 08:26
IDC has predicted that worldwide spending on the IoT will reach $745bn this year, thanks to strong demand from the manufacturing, consumer, transportation, and utilities sectors IoT spending to reach $745bn this year, says IDC image The countries that will see the fastest IoT spending growth over the forecast period are all located in Latin...
05/01/2019 - 08:23
The decision by Canadian connected car cloud platform start-up Mojio to join the Internet of Things Consortium (IoTC) has been trumpeted loudly by both parties over the recent holiday period, perhaps hoping to make a splash ahead of the Consumer Electronics Show. The IoTC has struggled to make itself heard against the clamor from IoT standards...
05/01/2019 - 08:21
In a recent survey of information technology (IT) and operations executives from sectors such as manufacturing, utilities, power and energy, and transportation, 80% of respondents affirmed that the industrial internet of things (IIoT) can and will transform their companies and markets. Integrating existing plant IT with “intelligent” and...
04/01/2019 - 18:35
Loyalty is diminishing by the second. The travel customer of today is overloaded with endless choices and combinations for a travel itinerary and for travel companies, brand erosion and acquisition costs are skyrocketing. The industry now accepts that AI, predictive analytics and advanced digital marketing are the only means to win back lost...