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Content tagged with IoT posted in April 2016
Google Hires Ex-Motorola Chief To Head New Hardware Division
News  |  4/29/2016
Google is looking to bring together its diverse array of hardware products, which includes its Glass wearable headgear and TV streaming stick Chromecast, under a newly created division.
IoT, Fitness Trackers Powering Consumer Tech Market
News  |  4/29/2016
Wearables, wireless audio, and the connected devices that are paving the way to the Internet of Things are driving spending in the consumer tech market in 2016, according to a report from the Consumer Technology Association.
Solar Impulse Flight Makes Silicon Valley Stopover
News  |  4/29/2016
Bertrand Piccard, the pilot of the Solar Impulse 2 plane that recently flew from Hawaii to San Francisco, says more radical thinking is needed on energy.
Samsung Developer Conference: IoT Innovation On Display
Slideshows  |  4/29/2016
The Internet of Things hasn't quite caught on with consumers. But developers are working on changing that by rolling out innovative projects. Here's a look at some on display at the recent Samsung Developer Conference.
Kafka Summit: Big Data In Real-Time Gains Momentum
News  |  4/28/2016
Confluent hosted the first Kafka Summit focused on use-cases for the open source real-time streaming and messaging technology for big data -- featuring support and integration announcements from partners. Here's why this technology is so hot right now.
Microsoft, HPE Back Mesosphere As It Open Sources DC/OS
News  |  4/28/2016
As Mesosphere is opening sourcing its Data Center Operating System (DC/OS), several major tech firms, including Microsoft and HPE, are backing this alternative container standard.
Intel CEO's Manifesto Details Cloud, IoT Strategy
News  |  4/27/2016
In a lengthy breakdown of Intel's future strategy for growth, CEO Brian Krzanich singles out the importance of the cloud and the Internet of Things.
Apache Apex Is Promoted To Top-Level Project
News  |  4/27/2016
Streaming and batch big data analytics technology Apache Apex has been elevated to a Top-Level Project by the Apache Software Foundation. Used by organizations including Capital One and GE, the technology can help developers more quickly create apps that leverage real-time data.
Where Resiliency And The Internet Of Things Intersect
Partner Perspectives  |  4/26/2016
There is a lot to think about and there many unknowns, but the resiliency path coinciding with the IoT starts now.
Apple Watch Apps Will Have To Run Natively
Commentary  |  4/25/2016
On the wearable's one-year anniversary, Apple told developers over the weekend that all new watchOS apps submitted to the App Store must be native apps starting June 1.
IoT Security Will Reach $840 Million By 2020, Gartner Finds
News  |  4/25/2016
The IoT security market will hit its stride in 2020, according to Gartner, driven by IoT growth in energy management, the automotive industry, consumer applications, and an increase in malware attacks.
10 IoT Startups You Need To Know
Slideshows  |  4/24/2016
IoT is hot. And there is no shortage of companies in the space. We take a look at 10 IoT startups you need to know because they are doing something a little different or a little special.
SAS Global Forum In The Spotlight: Big Data Roundup
News  |  4/24/2016
At SAS Global Forum, the company introduced Viya, a platform that it said is designed to stitch together all types of data, wherever it resides. We've got that and other announcements from the forum in our Big Data Roundup for the week ending April 24, 2016.
FAA Approves First Commercial Nighttime Drone Flights
News  |  4/21/2016
Federal Aviation Administration authorities issued their first approval for nighttime commercial drone flights. The move bodes well for companies that want to ramp up drone services.
Intel Slashes 12,000 Jobs, Shifts Focus To Cloud, IoT
News  |  4/20/2016
With PC sales on the decline Intel looks to cut 11% of the company's workforce -- about 12,000 positions -- and refocus on IoT businesses, as well as cloud computing and data centers.
Drones Banned At Boston Marathon, Blamed For British Airways Hit
News  |  4/18/2016
A day after a drone struck a British Airways flight, the Boston Marathon is using drone-detection technology to keep UAS away from its event.
Amazon Echo Now Offers Children's Health Advice
News  |  4/18/2016
The latest update to Amazon's Echo and Alexa lets people seek out health advice from Boston Children's Hospital, and even find home improvement contractors via HomeAdvisor.
Facebook's Project ARIES, Terragraph: Expanding Internet Through WiFi
News  |  4/14/2016
Facebook plans to widen the reach of the Internet thanks to a pair of new WiFi initiatives under development -- Project ARIES and Terragraph. Both look to increase Internet access in hard-to-cover areas.
Amazon Oasis: Premium E-Reader For A Premium Price
Commentary  |  4/13/2016
The Kindle Oasis -- the thinnest, lightest, and most expensive Kindle yet -- is a premium e-reader for those who demand the best reading experience possible.
Amazon Echo: A Rising Rock Star?
Commentary  |  4/11/2016
Amazon's Echo device and its Alexa digital assistant are changing the consumer online shopping experience and integrating it into the home.
Google BeyondCorp Breaks With Enterprise Security Tradition
News  |  4/7/2016
Moving away from perimeter defenses, Google has adopted a cybersecurity architecture, called BeyondCorp, that focuses on understanding devices and users.
Stratasys 3D Printer Aims To Ease Commercial Prototyping
Commentary  |  4/7/2016
The Stratasys J750 takes 3D printing beyond the hobbyist "maker" circles. By cutting several steps out of the prototyping workflow, it becomes a contender for commercial 3D printing that involves complexity and volume.
7 Reasons The IoT Will Run On PaaS
Slideshows  |  4/6/2016
The Internet of Things is poised for exponential growth, and all that software and data has to live somewhere. Here's why we think that place will be platform-as-a-service.
Apple Services Secret To Growth
News  |  4/5/2016
Apple's iPhone sales are facing slowing growth, but the company has another weapon in its arsenal to drive growth higher, according to a report by Credit Suisse.
Mobile Revolution Will Kill Siloed Apps, Forrester Says
News  |  4/5/2016
Forrester anticipates a future in which mobile apps give way to experiences that draw from multiple services to address consumer needs. Here's what it means to your business.


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