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'Spike' toolkit seeks routers, Internet of things for DDoS botnet

Security researchers have recently discovered a toolkit capable of infecting computers, routers and Internet of Things devices to launch large-scale simultaneous DDoS attacks.

IEEE standards group wants to bring order to IoT

The IEEE P2413 would span Internet of Things technologies for all industries

Apple updates privacy policy, sets up site to guide users

Move comes as Apple embarks on health tracking and mobile payments that have potential privacy implications

Does Apple have a breakout product in its smartwatch?

Wearables need an iPhone-style breakthrough, but it's not clear whether the Apple Watch is it

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Intel aims to get inside everything, not just PCs

Intel's chips now power all sorts of items you probably didn't expect: beer kegs, big-rig trucks, and wireless charging

Apple Watch: The Internet of things' new frontier

A combination of liquid computing technology, smart focus, and compelling interface shows the right way forward

FireChat's developer wants to give IoT a mesh-network boost

The Open Garden Network could link many small, power-sipping devices for broader Internet access

iOS 8's hidden revolution goes way beyond the iPad and iPhone

Handoff, Touch ID, extensions, HealthKit, CloudKit, and HomeKit are all part of a larger plan that moves liquid computing forward

10 hot Internet of things startups to watch

As Internet connectivity gets embedded into every aspect of our lives, investors, entrepreneurs, and engineers are rushing to cash in

Salesforce.com sees wearables catching on with customers, partners

Wearable apps aimed at business use will be a big part of Salesforce.com's upcoming Dreamforce conference

10 no-bull benefits of the Internet of things

Floating things, flying things, finding things and fashion things are all part of the Internet of things -- prepare for a hyperconnected future

Neura's novel approach: Baking intelligence into connected devices

Neura, a startup that has been accepted into Microsoft Ventures' accelerator program, has a novel approach to connecting devices

Samsung buys SmartThings in ambitious push to connect your home

SmartThings makes a mobile app and a software platform for controlling household objects

3D printing makes its move into production

The use of 3D printing for finished goods is about to disrupt manufacturing and supply chains in a big way. Here's why, and here's how IT will be critical to that transition

Study finds firmware plagued by poor encryption and backdoors

Firmware within the 'Internet of things' could pose opportunities for hackers, researchers find

The 3 ways the Internet of things will unfold

The three key segments of the real IoT are on different paths, so don't think of them as one entity

Energy harvested from body, environment could power wearables, IoT devices

Energy harvesting technologies will work for really low-power wearables, not power-hungry smartwatches

IBM's new 'brain chip' could power the Internet of things

The IBM TrueNorth brain-inspired prototype processor offers the equivalent of 256 million synapses

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