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28/12/2017 - 10:59
With hardly a year of operations under its belt and scant results to show for it, UBI Blockchain Internet is riding buzzwords to a stock boom. It’s become one of the most valuable publicly traded companies in the bitcoin universe -- second only to LongFin Corp. The stock surged almost 1,000 percent this year, valuing UBI Blockchain at $1.2...
28/12/2017 - 10:56
CHENGDU, Dec. 27 (Xinhua) -- Chinese bike-sharing company ofo announced Wednesday that it now sees 32 million rides every day. The company currently has 10 million shared bikes globally and 200 million users in 250 cities around the world, said Xiang Jigui, vice president of the company. "Riding is a gigantic market. According to our...
27/12/2017 - 19:10
The Internet of Things (IoT) is about to change how we live in almost every conceivable way, from driverless cars and smart cities to precision agriculture. In fact, the economic impact per year of all things IoT is projected to be $11.1 trillion a year by 2025, according to the global consulting firm McKinsey & Company. Sensors capture...
27/12/2017 - 15:52
The biggest splash at NPE will come from the wave of technological innovation and futuristic enthusiasm known variously as Industry 4.0 or the Smart Factory or the Internet of Things. It may seem early to most of you, but we editors here at Plastics Technology are already hard at work preparing for NPE2018, the giant plastics show coming up...
27/12/2017 - 15:50
Smart-home tech is coming to more homes. Photographer: Elijah Nouvelage/AFP/Getty Images The onset of a new year brings plenty of predictions, and so I will hazard one: Many of the biggest events of 2018 will be bound together by a common theme, namely the collision of the virtual internet with the real “flesh and blood” world. This...
27/12/2017 - 15:46
WHENEVER I want answers to anything, I go to my modern-day oracle called Google. Of course, there are huge differences between this virtual oracle and the legendary Oracle of Delphi. The ancient Greeks went to Delphi to consult the priestess Pythia for answers to their questions and she, in turn, would deliver her replies in the form of...
26/12/2017 - 10:44
Last 24-September-2017, Sunday IoT Geeks hosted "Internet of things (IoT) with NodeMCU Part-1" workshop at IITM Madras Research Park. IoT Geeks and ResPro Labs together hosted this event. We did teach participants NodeMCU skill. The workshop content focused on Introduction to IoT, Embedded Systems in IoT, ESP8266, Node MCU, Configuring Node MCU,...
26/12/2017 - 10:42
The last new car my father bought was a mid-seventies Chrysler Imperial, which eventually was passed down to me. I donated it to the Rotary Club of Tacoma #8 for their annual auction, which raises money to fund local community projects. The car was purchased as a University of Washington Husky football tailgate vehicle and repainted in purple and...
26/12/2017 - 00:35
And anyone else still struggling to understand cryptocurrencies Dear Jamie, My name is Adam Ludwin and I run a company called Chain. I have been working in and around the cryptocurrency market for several years. Last week you said a few things about Bitcoin:
26/12/2017 - 00:33
There is a lot of buzz around cryptocurrencies  – will BTC be over $20,000 by the time this blog post goes live?  – these days, but beyond the hype, one thing is pretty clear: it enables a decentralized economy that is particularly interesting to look at from an IoT perspective. For the Internet of Things, I believe the role of...
25/12/2017 - 11:57
Computer games make you smarter. Bob has been preaching this in our column since the earliest days of computer games, going back nearly 40 years. There is evidence to back him up. The latest study is from the University of Montreal. They divided seniors aged 55 to 75 into three groups: One took piano lessons, one played “Super Mario 64” and...
25/12/2017 - 11:11
DALLAS, Texas -- Dec. 23, 2017 -- Privacy and mobile phones have never been a very good combination until now. Stealth Grid has developed, tested and manufactured the first totally encrypted mobile phone in the industry and will soon launch an ICO. Pre-sale of the StealthCrypto™ ICO begins Dec. 28, 2017, with millions already viewing this IoT (...
25/12/2017 - 11:02
Blockchain is making a loud, impactful noise on the digital front of our world. And, we are accepting it. Because of blockchain, we are trying to make things that we otherwise could have never ever imagined. Things like: 1 Smart contracts 2 Smart home and cryptographically mapped relationships 3 New rental models 4 New servicing models...
24/12/2017 - 21:18
Arguably the biggest driver of productivity and growth in the next decade, the Industrial Internet of Things will accelerate the reinvention of sectors that account for almost two-thirds of world output. Are companies prepared to take full advantage of this opportunity? Are governments putting the right conditions in place to facilitate...
24/12/2017 - 11:28
Steve Jobs believed technology should be invisible to the user. Indeed, its purpose seems better served when it's more felt—evidenced by how lives are eased and enhanced— than seen. The notion is at odds with the consuming public’s preoccupation with technology and its ever-tightening grip on our smartphone-tethered, Netflix-streaming,...