Internet of Things

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Java: The once and future king of Internet programming

Built for embedded computing and streamlined for real-time, here's why Java is the language of IoT

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The tech cycle: Out with the old problems, in with the new

Smart refrigerators? PCs breathing viruses onto other PCs? Beware of new tech solutions in search of a problem

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Where to find more data

To efficiently drive digitalization of your business, you need to feed business intelligence process with any relevant input data. Many sources of such data exist and yet, they are often left untapped.

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Scriptr: Write your Internet of things in JavaScript

The platform addresses challenges posed by IoT device processing and memory constraints

Microsoft customizes Azure for the Internet of things

The cloud service will provide many technologies to run distributed networks

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Real wireless charging might finally be here

A new approach from Wi-Charge based on infrared beams truly delivers power at a distance

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How to keep your connected home safe: 7 steps you can take to boost home security

Making your home smart could also make it insecure. We'll show you how to avoid the most common pitfalls

HP preps IoT wares to tame energy beasts, like runaway air conditioners

The company aims to build huge IoT systems with carriers, targeting power companies first

Bluetooth starts weaving its mesh for IoT

Low-power Bluetooth devices should get a standard way to organize themselves in networks next year

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Gartner: Makers of things for Internet of things undervalue security

Vendors making devices for the Internet of Things are putting user friendliness and time to market ahead of security, Gartner says

Hitachi buying Pentaho to boost its IoT business

Pentaho's software will provide data analysis in IoT systems Hitachi Data Systems plans to build for vertical industries

FCC to vote on overturning two state laws limiting municipal broadband

Wheeler's proposal would preempt state laws limiting municipal broadband deployment in North Carolina and Tennessee

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Windows for $0? Yes, on a $35 Raspberry Pi -- but there's a catch

Microsoft and the Raspberry Pi Foundation team up to offer Windows 10 for developers of the tinkerer-favorite board

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Build an IoT analytics solution with big data tools

The Internet of things seems futuristic, but real systems are delivering real analytics value today. Here's some real-world IoT advice from the field

FTC calls on IoT vendors to protect privacy

The agency recommends a set of best practices, but critics fear the FTC will enforce them as regulations

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Technology adoption crystalizes privacy concerns

Two recent surveys, released respectively by technology giant Microsoft and by a startup in the API space, Restlet, highlight the perception of technology and connected objects by consumers, from their impact on quality of life to the...

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Thrown for a loss: Google Chrome fumbles Apple Handoff

The iOS Chrome browser transfers data to Safari, not Chrome, on your other devices -- raising hopes of a more inclusive Handoff implementation

Google, Facebook, Apple spent record amounts on lobbying in 2014

As many others cut back, a new breed of tech company doubled down on influencing Washington

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