Microsoft Azure and AWS Leading in IoT Onboarding and Lifecycle Management

A new Competitive Assessment report puts Microsoft Azure and AWS leading the pack in IoT deployment.

Mozilla WebThings Being Spun Out As Separate Open Source Project

Mozilla has announced it is spinning of its WebThings endeavor as a standalone open source project.

Lawmakers May Block FCC’s Ligado 5G Decision

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently voted unanimously to allow Ligado to deploy a low-power 5G network, and lawmakers are not happy.

FCC Prepares to Open 6 GHz Spectrum

The FCC is preparing to vote on making 1,200 megahertz of spectrum available for unlicensed use in the 6GHz band.

In a 5G World, You Can Connect Millions of IoT Devices Per Square Mile, Says AT&T CEO

You can begin now to conceive of robotic manufacturing that is always on and always connected via 5G networks, says Randall Stephenson, CEO of AT&T Inc. “Just to put this into perspective, the Internet of Things, with today’s networks in a square mile you can connect a thousand, two thousand, or possibly three thousand of those. In a 5G world, you can connect millions of those in a square mile.”

Vehicles of the Future – So Intelligent They Could Drive Themselves, Says Ford CEO

This is the year that many of the technological innovations that Ford has been working on will start to come out. Ford CEO Jim Hackett says that the vehicles of the future will be so intelligent that they could drive themselves.

What Are the Security Risks of the Internet of Things?

IBM Resilient CTO and internet security guru Bruce Schneier takes a look at the security risks of the Internet of Things in his latest video. He brings up an interesting and rather disconcerting point, IoT devices tend to do critical things like turn on and off power or drive your car, so preventing hacking is even more critical with IoT than typical computers.

Why Would I Want My Underpants Connected to the Internet?

There was a session at the recent GeekWire Summit on how the IoT explosion will impact retail stores where underpants were discussed. It’s humous but very illustrative of how every item in every store, electronic or not, will be tracked.

3 Cloud Trends to Watch Out for in 2018

Cloud computing has dominated the business world this year, and the trend will only continue into 2018. Thanks to the many benefits cloud computing provides, private cloud solutions, cloud data centers, platforms, and infrastructure as a service has come into…

Government Can Speed Up Implementation of IoT Technology

Government around the world play a key role in whether IoT becomes a mainstream technology sooner rather than later according to Cisco IoT expert Maciej Kranz. Kranz recently posted an excerpt of his book Building the Internet of Things on…