Internet of Things

Internet of Things news, information, and how-to advice

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Are you a sensor on the Internet of things?

Far from science fiction scenarios in which you are surgically implanted with sensors, more and more organizations are actually using you as a sensor to collect valuable data points.

SAP steps up its IoT push with new Hana, analytics releases

SAP Cloud for Planning gets a new mobile app with a remote data-synchronization feature

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Top techie Father’s Day gifts

The Apple Watch, a home security system, gadgets for the grill, and 'Star Wars'-themed headphones all make the list of great Father’s Day buys

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Cisco boosts cloud software, lines up ISVs to write Internet of Everything services

Cisco added security, management, and hypervisors to its Intercloud Fabric, and signed 35 software developers to create services

The smart home ... of horror!

Welcome to the smart home ... of horror!

Security issues are darkening the future of home automation and the Internet of things

Intel to buy Altera for $16.7B, eyes IoT market

After its largest acquisition ever, Intel will combine its chips and manufacturing processes with Altera's field-programmable gate array technology

ARM looking to boost IoT security with acquisition

By buying Israeli company Sansa Security, ARM will be able to better protect all kinds of connected devices

Computex focus shifts from PCs to wearables, IoT

PC enthusiasts, however, will hear about CPUs, GPUs, Thunderbolt, and other components

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At Google I/O, the Internet of things gets a new OS

Google is moving deeper into the world of the Internet of Things, announcing a new operating system -- Brillo -- as well as a communications layer at its Google I/O developer conference.

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Overcoming the massive friction slowing the Internet of things

To standardize more quickly, let's use IP as the common denominator from end-to-end.

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Make your data both human-readable and machine-readable

The number of connected objects is growing faster than the world’s population. You will soon need to publish data not only for your web site users, but also to machines. It’s not that difficult, actually.

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Beyond Arduino and Raspberry Pi: Maker boards bring home the Internet of things

Big vendors are infiltrating the maker movement, tapping its creative minds to build the Internet of things -- with ridiculously low-cost prototyping kits, cloud services, and dev environments

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Windows goes Node for Microsoft's Internet of things

The Chakra JavaScript engine will bridge the gap to run Node.js on Windows on ARM systems

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All hail the next big job: Chief IoT Officer

IT may not be qualified to handle the task because of its traditional inward focus

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Interview of everything: Cisco CEO Chambers on white boxes, SDN, leadership, and the cloud

Little did we know that our interview with John Chambers at Cisco’s Texas Data Center Day in April might be our last with him as the company’s CEO. As we learned this week, he’ll hand the reins to Chuck Robbins in July, though will...

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Economist: The Internet of things will deliver surge of productivity

Harvard economist Michael Porter foresees an IoT-led 'real opportunity for a surge of growth -- a surge of productivity, a surge of innovation'

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Behold the good bot and more surprises from our undergrads

Our society hinges on the teachings in university classrooms. Thankfully, there's good news to report

Cisco's Chambers: Internet of Everything will change business forever

CEO John Chambers pulls no punches when laying out the challenges facing the channel in the IoE era

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