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  • Now it’s a party: Even North Korea gets in on IoT

    Thu 6:27pm By Donal Power
    News is emerging from North Korea that the Hermit Kingdom has launched its own Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) platform to modernize its factories. As reported by NK News, a Seoul-based monitor of North Korean activity, the new technology was recently…
  • Hyundai joins start line at Willow Run self-driving test track

    Thu 6:13pm By David Curry
    Japanese automaker Hyundai plans to test autonomous cars at Willow Run, Michigan, an 311 acre test site in development, dedicated to simulating self-driving in a town. The American Center for Mobility, a state government organization, will operate the…
  • Are IoT return on investment expectations over-hyped?

    Thu 3:00pm By Donal Power
    The Internet of Things (IoT) is touted as a future source of huge revenues, but concerns are mounting that Return on Investment (ROI) expectations are too aggressive. An article on IDG’s ARNnet  discusses a report by Current Analysis that raises the topic…
  • China Telecom’s future focuses on big data, IoT, and the cloud

    Thu 1:00pm By David Curry
    China Telecom, the state owned fixed-line operator, has released its latest five-year plan detailing the company’s move into emerging markets. The change comes as China Mobile, the state owned mobile operator, starts to encroach on China Telecom’s…
  • Mobileye and Delphi aim for autonomous tech by 2019

    Thu 11:34am By David Curry
    Component suppliers Mobileye and Delphi announced on Tuesday a new partnership, called Central Sensing Localization and Planning (CSLP), that aims to have a driverless system road ready by the end of 2019. The two firms will share technology to build the…
  • IoT and companies: Everyone wants a piece of this revolution

    Wed 6:00pm By Ryan Matthew Pierson
    The Internet of Things is taking over the world. Well, maybe not in a literal global domination kind of way, but just about every “thing” we interact with these days has the potential of becoming part of the growing Internet of Things. This is a big…
  • Korean rules falling behind on self-driving development

    Wed 2:30pm By David Curry
    The South Korean government is failing to support the development of self-driving vehicles, due to “excessive and unnecessary” regulations that are forcing manufacturers to test cars in other countries. That’s what the Korea Economic Research Institute,…
  • Could LPWA trump 5G and Mesh for smart cities?

    Wed 1:00pm By Ryan Matthew Pierson
    Smart cities of the future will require a new way of thinking about city planning from construction to budgetary requirements. But one of the most important considerations is how these new technologies will actually communicate with one-another. One of the…
  • Will these Chinese satellites provide “hack-proof” data security?

    Wed 11:47am By Donal Power
    China has launched a quantum-encrypted satellite that could prove a major cybersecurity breakthrough if it proves truly “hack proof.” The implications of the recent satellite launch was came via Abu Dhabi-based The National. The experimental technology in…
  • Would it make sense for Tesla to buy Lyft?

    Tue 4:22pm By Trevor Curwin
    This morning, after hearing about Tesla’s “big announcement” coming this afternoon, I speculated on Twitter that maybe the electric vehicle iconoclast was looking to buy ride-share firm Lyft. It would definitely be a “new product” for them. But I was…