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Retailers Must Embrace IoT, Machine Learning or Risk Falling Behind

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by Angela Guess Roland Moore-Colyer recently wrote for V3, “Technology is the future of retail. Digital data, machine learning, cloud-powered analytics and the Internet of Things (IoT) will separate the wheat from the chaff in tomorrow’s retail industry. A recent Sector Insights government report (PDF) said that retailers will need to embrace the latest technology…

How the Internet of Things is Fundamentally Changing the Supply Chain

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by Angela Guess Forbes contributor Chris Wilder recently wrote, “The digital economy is changing the game for supply chain customers. Value chains are shifting rapidly, while technology advancements are disrupting old-style operations… Further, advances in the digital economy, Big Data, and The Internet of Things (IoT) have expedited the need for companies to detect supply…

US Congress Considers How It Should Respond to the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Kenneth Corbin reports for CIO.com, “With billions of new sensor-enabled devices coming online each year, lawmakers and regulators have been considering a host of security and privacy questions arising from the so-called Internet of Things (IoT). But at a House hearing this week, leading industry representatives urged restraint, cautioning members of Congress…

Windows 10 and the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Curtis Franklin Jr. recently wrote for InformationWeek, “Windows 10 is going to change desktop and mobile computing experiences for the better. That’s what Microsoft says, and many IT pundits agree. The word is that Windows 10, which becomes commercially available on July 29,  is a genuine improvement over the versions that have…

Insights from the Internet of Things Study 2015

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by Angela Guess Forbes contributor Louis Columbus reports, “79% of Internet of Things (IoT) app developers spend at least 25% of their time with analytics or databases,  and 42% work on Big Data or advanced analytics projects. 55% of IoT developers primarily connect devices through the Cloud, with 32% connecting through a hub or middle…

Sigfox: A New Internet of Things Platform to Add to the Mix

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by Angela Guess Kevin Fitchard recently wrote for Fortune, “This fall a new kind of wireless network will launch in a metropolis near you. This network won’t connect to phones or tablets. Instead it will provide the wireless links necessary to connect devices, appliances and sensors that make up the Internet of things (IoT). The…

How Cities Will Benefit from the Smart Buildings

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by Angela Guess Dr. Nicola Davies recently wrote for ExtremeTech, “Should a building be self-aware? Roberto de Bonis, a senior researcher at Telecom Italia that presented at the 4th International SMART Conference in Belgium, discussed smart technology and its application in so-called ‘smart buildings.’ De Bonis believes that, since more than 50% of the world’s…

Qualcomm Joins Google’s Internet of Things Thread Group

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by Angela Guess Ina Fried reports for Re/code, “Qualcomm said Tuesday it is working with Thread Group, a Google-backed effort to determine ways for Internet-connected devices to talk to one another. The move is important because Qualcomm has been a key backer of the AllSeen Alliance, one of several competing efforts to set standards for…

The Future of Cloud Computing: Fog Computing and the Internet of Things

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by Jelani Harper Cloud Computing was initially leveraged for providing and accessing Service Oriented Architecture, which enabled organizations to attain resources with reduced costs, decreased infrastructure, and simplified architecture. Suddenly, advanced analytics capabilities (and many others) were in the hands of laymen. Big Data has emerged in earnest the past couple of years and with…