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The difference between Internet of Things vs. cloud computing and the top service providers

The difference between Internet of Things vs. cloud computing and the top service providers

The Internet of Things (IoT) is starting to transform how we live our lives, but all of the added convenience and increased efficiency comes at a cost. The IoT is generating an unprecedented amount of data, which in turn puts a tremendous strain on the Internet infrastructure. As a result, companies are working to find…
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VR Isn’t Just For Gamers: 3 Ways IoT Is Changing The Enterprise, And How To Support It

VR Isn’t Just For Gamers: 3 Ways IoT Is Changing The Enterprise, And How To Support It

It’s 2020. By the end of this year, Gartner predicts there will be 5.8 billion IoT endpoints. The World Bank reports that 3.489 billion people constitute the global labor force; there will be nearly two IoT devices for every global employee. From kiosks in the lobby of a bank to wearables that physicians can use…
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IoT Revolutionizes The Service Repair Industry

IoT Revolutionizes The Service Repair Industry

Gartner researchers liberally sprinkled internet of things (IoT) throughout the firm’s Top Ten Strategy Technology Trends for 2020, for good reason. IoT is central to the emergence of so-called edge computing, the technical term for anywhere sensors capture real-time information. This data could be from the connected cars we’re driving, inside wearables tracking the fitness…
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Technology And Trends Shaping Insurtech In 2019 And Beyond

Technology And Trends Shaping Insurtech In 2019 And Beyond

InsurTech – Multiple disruptive forces are reshaping the global insurance sector. Technology such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), blockchain and internet of things (IoT) solutions stand on one end, and nimble, innovative insurtech startups sit on the other. These technology advancements are forcing traditional incumbents to rethink their business models and accelerate their…
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IoT Device Security Concerns Could Limit IoT Growth

IoT Device Security Concerns Could Limit IoT Growth

Would you deploy an IoT device if you knew it could be hacked? Surprisingly, the answer is usually “yes.” Even though security exploits are frequently reported, billions of devices are deployed every year because, in most cases, the tangible benefits of IoT solutions outweigh any perceived risks. However, a big increase in device breaches would…
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Particle Raises $40 Million To Make IoT Easy, Connect The Next 15 Billion Devices, And Maybe Even Fix California’s Fires

Particle Raises $40 Million To Make IoT Easy, Connect The Next 15 Billion Devices, And Maybe Even Fix California’s Fires

IoT platform Particle has raised a $40 million series C round of venture capital to make the consumer and enterprise Internet of Things easy. So easy that one customer, Jacuzzi, brought a smart, connected hot tub from napkin drawing to market in less than six months. “We offer a fully-integrated approach that allows companies to…
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Responsible IoT Innovation Is A Real Opportunity For Social Change

IoT Has Spawned Entity-Based Risks — Now What?

The Internet of Things (IoT) is driving transformational change in IT infrastructures. Connecting everything — printers, medical devices, cameras, industrial devices, door locks, cars, etc. — to the network, the cloud or both is creating a vast, porous security perimeter. In fact, it’s largely undefendable using traditional security architectures. The security problem will only grow…
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Making The Internet Of Things (IoT) More Intelligent With AI

According IoT Analytics, there are over 17 Billion connected devices in the world as of 2018, with over 7 Billion of these “internet of things” (IoT) devices. The Internet of Things is the collection of those various sensors, devices, and other technologies that aren’t meant to directly interact with consumers, like phones or computers. Rather,…
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Internet of Things Strategies for the Energy Sector

Internet of Things Strategies for the Energy Sector

Whether thinking about managing oil and gas, water or other infrastructure facilities, or considering industrial efficiency, robotics and automation, you may be pondering how the Internet of Things (IoT) can be used to leverage resources. Forward-thinking strategies include not just staying on top of regulatory changes that affect the IoT ecosystem, but also influencing them. The Internet…
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The Internet of Things Is Still a Privacy Dumpster Fire, Study Finds

The Internet of Things Is Still a Privacy Dumpster Fire, Study Finds

Biggest IoT study ever finds “smart” devices hoover up a universe of user behavior data and share it with a laundry list of global third parties, frequently with little transparency to the end user. A new study has once again found that most “internet of things” (IOT) devices routinely deliver an ocean of sensitive data…
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