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Huawei Launches a 10KB LiteOS to Power the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess James Vincent recently wrote for The Verge, “Chinese telecoms giant Huawei is preparing to launch an operating system for the internet of things that’s just 10 kilobytes in size. The company says that its ‘LiteOS’ is the ‘lightest’ software of its kind and can be used to power a range of smart…

Building the Smart City With the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Forbes contributor Bernard Marr recently wrote, “‘Smart city’ is a term we are going to be hearing a lot more of in the coming years. It’s thought that by 2020 we will be spending $400 billion a year building them – but what are they? The idea is to embed the advances…

Big Data, Machine Learning, and the Drive to Improve

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by Angela Guess Sam Robertson recently wrote in Science 2.0, “The drive to improve performance means elite sport is inundated with data from wearable technologies such as GPS, computer vision and match statistics. So professional clubs are constantly on the lookout for tools that can help turn these data into usable and meaningful information. One…

IBM Invests in WayBlazer and Sellpoints to Advance Watson Powered Apps

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “IBM today announced two new investments in WayBlazer and Sellpoints to advance online travel and shopping apps powered by Watson.  Today’s announcement is part of IBM’s $100 million commitment to drive new innovations and business solutions that build on Watson and follows the company’s…

6 Obstacles Facing the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Thomas Claburn recently wrote for Information Week, “The Internet of Things (IoT) may be the sum of smart devices, but it doesn’t necessarily add up for companies creating IoT technology. A report released this month by McKinsey & Company and the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) found that semiconductor executives had mixed opinions…

SmartData Webinar Slides: Agile Enterprise Ontology

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on May 14, 2015. SmartData Webinar: Agile Enterprise Ontology from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of the presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar An Enterprise Ontology is a formal representation of the meaning of an enterprise’s information. Historically creating one has been a laborious process…

SmartData Webinar: Agile Enterprise Ontology

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on May 14, 2015. SmartData Webinar: Agile Enterprise Ontology from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar An Enterprise Ontology is a formal representation of the meaning of an enterprise’s information. Historically creating one has been a laborious process that…

Automating Your Relationship With the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Molly McHugh recently wrote for Wired, “A few years ago, there was really no way to know how we would use the Internet of Things. A handful prescribed functions for home devices like Nest and Philips Hue made immediate sense. But beyond the gadget-specific actions that blink our lights, lock our doors,…

Call for Industry Track Abstracts for ISWC 2015

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by Angela Guess The International Semantic Web Conference recently wrote, “Research in Semantic Web Technologies is now underway for more than a decade. We are beginning to see applications being piloted and/or put into production not only by early adopters, but also by mainstream organizations. Because Semantic Technologies often deliver backend solutions, and are not…

Introducing Schema.org 2.0

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by Angela Guess The official schema.org blog recently reported, “We are pleased to announce the public release of Schema.org 2.0 which brings several significant changes and additions, not just to the vocabulary, but also to how we grow and manage it, from both technical and governance perspectives. As schema.org adoption has grown, a number groups…