Internet of Things

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Why your future is in the public cloud

It's not a question of if, but of when: Most of enterprise computing will eventually be sucked up into the public cloud, kind of like the rapture in slow motion. This is not exactly a radical notion, but signs of a great skyward...

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Far from Silicon Valley, a big bet on the Internet of things

In Australia, a twist on grid computing paves the way to the city of the future -- and creates new opportunities for developers

New rules aim to prevent IoT devices from taking down mobile networks

Carriers are scared that sloppily written apps and chatty devices will overload their networks with signaling traffic

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Gartner lays out its top 10 tech trends for 2015

Internet of things, smart machines, pervasive analytics, and 3D printing are all part of Gartner's list of strategic technologies for the year ahead

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Nadella says Windows 10 will tie everything together in the IoT

On Windows 9, the Microsoft CEO tells a Gartner crowd: 'It came and went'

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Apple's Handoff: What works, and what doesn't

Taking one of the most intriguing new technologies for a spin

Cisco, Acer, others join Intel-backed IoT standards group

The Open Interconnect Consortium is the latest IoT body to boast about its progress, gaining 27 new members

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ARM's Mbed falls short of true open source

Virtually all essential infrastructure is now really, actually open source. Did ARM not get the memo?

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Google's Physical Web wants to link all the smart 'things'

Google's Physical Web concept proposes a standardized -- and minimally annoying -- way for mobile users to interact with smart devices

ARM builds an OS for the Internet of things

ARM's Mbed OS will be free for use on ARM chips when it's released next year

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Oracle to developers: Let Java be your IoT platform

From small devices to servers, Java is the top developer tool, says Oracle

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Java developers get IoT helping hand

Eclipse offers a stack of frameworks and services for building connected device apps

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Former iPhone manager: Apple will struggle to analyze watch data

Former iPhone engineer Andy Grignon questions whether Apple will be able to derive much value out of the upcoming glut of information

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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

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