Fredric Paul

Fredric Paul is Editor in Chief for New Relic, Inc., and has held senior editorial positions at ReadWrite, InformationWeek, CNET, PCWorld and other publications. His opinions are his own.

IoT’s role in expanding drone use

How BMW’s new annual fee for Apple CarPlay could define the IoT

How BMW’s new annual fee for Apple CarPlay could define the IoT

BMW's plans to charge for Apple CarPlay access illustrates the promise—and the pitfalls—of the internet of things (IoT).

When it comes to the IoT, Wi-Fi has the best security

When it comes to the IoT, Wi-Fi has the best security

It’s easy to dismiss good ol’ Wi-Fi’s role in internet of things networking. But Wi-Fi has more security advantages than other IoT networking choices.

Smart cities offer window into the evolution of enterprise IoT technology

Smart cities offer window into the evolution of enterprise IoT technology

Smart-city technologies like 0G networking hold clues for successful large-scale implementations of the internet of things (IoT) in enterprise settings.

Where are all the IoT experts going to come from?

Where are all the IoT experts going to come from?

The fast growth of the internet of things (IoT) is creating a need to train cross-functional experts who can combine traditional networking and infrastructure expertise with database and reporting skills.

17 predictions about 5G networks and devices

17 predictions about 5G networks and devices

Not surprisingly, the new Ericsson Mobility Report is bullish on the potential of 5G technology. Here’s a quick look at the most important numbers.

IoT security vs. privacy: Which is a bigger issue?

IoT security vs. privacy: Which is a bigger issue?

When it comes to the internet of things (IoT), security has long been a key concern. But privacy issues could be an even bigger threat.

6 ways to make enterprise IoT cost effective

6 ways to make enterprise IoT cost effective

Rob Mesirow, a principal at PwC’s Connected Solutions unit, offers tips for successfully implementing internet of things (IoT) projects without breaking the bank.

It’s time for the IoT to 'optimize for trust'

It’s time for the IoT to 'optimize for trust'

If we can't trust the internet of things (IoT) to gather accurate data and use it appropriately, IoT adoption and innovation are likely to suffer.

The Traffic Jam Whopper project may be the coolest/dumbest IoT idea ever

The Traffic Jam Whopper project may be the coolest/dumbest IoT idea ever

With its Traffic Jam Whopper program, Burger King uses real-time internet of things (IoT) data to deliver burgers to drivers stuck in traffic—and it seems to be working.

Enterprise IoT: Companies want solutions in these 4 areas

Enterprise IoT: Companies want solutions in these 4 areas

Based on customer pain points, PwC identified four areas companies are seeking enterprise solutions for, including energy use and sustainability.

When IoT systems fail: The risk of having bad IoT data

When IoT systems fail: The risk of having bad IoT data

As the use of internet of things (IoT) devices grows, the data generated can lead to savings for consumers and new opportunities for businesses. But what happens when errors crop up?

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