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.

Cloudera CEO: How We Become the Next Oracle of the Future

Tom Reilly, CEO of Cloudera, discussed the Hortonworks merger and how they plan to become the next Oracle type company in an interview with Jim Cramer on Mad Money.

The Rise of the Connected Marketer

Recently, at the IAB Digital Summit 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa, Carmen Murray, Founder of Boo-Yah! spoke about the power of mobile for the connected marketer. Here’s are some key takeaways: Mobile has Superpowers It’s the enabler and the catalyst…

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…

How to Use In-Store Behavioral Data to Increase Sales

We all know that online shopping behavior is tracked in order to increase sales, but what about the behavior of brick and mortar shoppers? The Global Director of Marketing for IBM Watson Internet of Things (IoT), Scott Neuman, points out…

Internet of Things to Drive the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Industrie 4.0 — Companies Endorse New Interoperable IIoT Standard

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) will be the primary driver of the fourth Industrial Revolution and Cisco and other companies are at the forefront. It’s commonly referred to as Industrie 4.0. “Industrie 4.0 is not digitization or digitalization of…

Cisco: It’s Increasingly Easy to Imagine a Time When Every Device is Connected to the Internet of Things

Yves Padrines, Paris based VP, Global Service Provider EMEAR at Cisco, says that all devices will soon be connected to the internet of things (IoT). From the Cisco SP360: Service Provider blog: It’s increasingly easy to imagine a time when…

Microsoft Democratizing AI with Cognitive Toolkit Release

Microsoft is changing folks, it’s no longer the hated technology company that hoards power and technology. Today, Microsoft released to developers an updated version of the Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit that uses deep learning so that computers, using huge data sets,…