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  • Transport and logistics – as fast as broadband?

    3h By David Curry
    The emergence of technologies like the Internet of Things (IoT), autonomous cars, and drones will vastly improve the the transport and logistics industry, according to research and advisory firm Lux Research. “IoT is at the stage of a dial-up modem in the…
  • Will smart pills help remind patients to take their medicine?

    Wed 4:00pm By David Curry
    One of the biggest issues in the United States when it comes to medication is patients refusing to take their pills or forgetting the correct dose, but new smart pills that track and alert patients may improve the percentage of people sticking to their plans.…
  • Alphabet spells future W-E-A-R-A-B-L-E-S

    Wed 3:00pm By David Curry
    Alphabet, the parent of Google, has a plethora of wearables either on the shelves or coming in the next few years, showing a big commitment towards this new category of technology. Currently, most wearables attach to the wrist, but in the future there should…
  • Open source near ubiquitous in IoT, report finds

    Wed 1:00pm By Matt Asay
    Open source is increasingly standard operating procedure in software, but nowhere is this more true than Internet of Things development. According to a new VisionMobile survey of 3,700 IoT developers, 91% of respondents use open source software in at least…
  • Hack a car in Michigan, get a life sentence?

    Wed 11:30am By David Curry
    A new cybersecurity bill pushed by Michigan Senators Ken Horn and Mike Kowall will send car hackers to jail for life, if it manages to pass through the Senate. Senate Bill 927 and 928 detail the type of crime, punishment, and felony. Near the bottom, the bill…
  • Over a third of households may own a wearable next year

    Tue 6:00pm By David Curry
    35 percent of households may own a wearable by this time next year, as people start to see the value in a wearable that can track fitness and give detailed analysis on your workouts. That’s a 15 percent gain on current wearable ownership, according to the…
  • Why open source is growing – and dying – at the same time

    Tue 3:45pm By Jonathan Saring
    To be honest, if the greek king Sisyphus would be a developer writing open source code in 2016, he would feel at home. Sisyphus’s famous punishment, handed down by the gods, was to be forced to roll an immense boulder up a hill – only to watch it roll…
  • Smart Card Alliance forms new IoT security council

    Tue 3:00pm By Ryan Matthew Pierson
    With security and privacy on the top of the list of challenges that face the widespread adoption of IoT technologies, the Smart Card Alliance has announced that it would be forming a new Internet of Things Security Council to provide guidance and encourage the…
  • Are insurance devices the next billion dollar IoT market?

    Tue 1:00pm By David Curry
    Most pundits value the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) more than the consumer side — at least for the next ten years — and one of the most valuable markets might be smart insurance devices. Helium, a San Francisco startup, is attempting to capture…
  • The four most important things to know about data governance

    Tue 11:30am By Isabelle Guis
    In the 2011 film Moneyball, Jonah Hill plays Oakland Athletics Assistant General Manager Peter Brand. He approaches General Manager Billy Beane (played by Brad Pitt) with an idea: the low-budget, low-talent Athletics can compete with the top teams in the…