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Samsung Adds to Smart Home Market

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by Jelani Harper An article from Mikael Ricknas states, “Samsung-owned SmartThings has finally launched its new home hub along with new sensors and a new video monitoring capability. The Samsung SmartThings Hub is available now in the U.S. and on Sept. 10 in the U.K. The hub costs $99 with sensors ranging from $30 to…

The Internet of Things Goes Mobile

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by Jelani Harper The Denver Post recently revealed that, “The Internet of Tomorrow is parked outside a Centennial office building and opens this evening with free tours into what’s next. This massive trailer is a traveling exhibit of Internet of Things goodies, like the Wi-Fi beer tap, the Internet septic tank and a slew of…

Intel is Betting Big on the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Stacey Higginbotham recently wrote for Fortune, “On Wednesday Intel doubled down on the Internet of things with a presentation by Diane Bryant, who heads up Intel’s data center group (which brings in $14 billion in annual sales for the chip maker) and Doug Davis, who handles Intel’s Internet of things group. The…

Industry 4.0 v. The Industrial Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Luigi De Bernardini, CEO of Autoware, recently wrote for Automation World, “In most cases, the terms Industry 4.0 and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) are used interchangeably. But these two terms, though referring to similar technologies and applications, have different origins and meanings. That’s why I think it’s important to understand the…

How the Internet of Things Will Change Big Business

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by Angela Guess Forbes contributor Bernard Marr recently wrote, “Have you entered the Internet of Things yet? If you have a FitBit or other activity tracker that talks to your smartphone, you have.  If you have a thermostat, alarm system, or lights in your home that you can control with your computer or phone, you…

How to Prep Your Data Center for the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Pierre Frick of EnterpriseDB recently wrote in Data Center Knowledge, “Today, open source-based solutions have the functionality, scalability and reliability to enable businesses to successfully cope with the explosion of data associated with the IoT [Internet of Things]. As Gartner noted in its April 2015 report, State of Relational Open Source RDBMSs…

Will the Internet of Things Tether Us to Technology?

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by Angela Guess Evan Selinger and Brett Frischmann recently wrote for The Guardian, “Techno-optimists believe the new world [of the Internet of Things] will be better than our current one because it will be “smarter”. They’re fond of saying that if things work according to plan, resources will be allocated more efficiently. Smart grids, for…

Will Smart Devices Cost Us Our Privacy, Perhaps Our Safety?

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by Angela Guess Craig Spiezle writes for TechCrunch, “‘Smart’ devices are all the buzz, whether in the connected home (thermostats, lightbulbs, garage door openers, locks and various appliances) or new wearable devices. They promise convenience along with improved control and efficiency in our lives. But, as highlighted by the recent hacking of automobiles, connectivity can…