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.

Will the end of net neutrality crush the Internet of Things?

Will the end of net neutrality crush the Internet of Things?

The FCC announced its plans to do away with net neutrality rules. What effect will that have on IoT?

What happens when an IoT implementation goes bad?

What happens when an IoT implementation goes bad?

The failure of Emberlight reminds us that Internet of Things devices may not work when the vendor stops supporting them.

Forrester predicts what’s next for IoT

Forrester predicts what’s next for IoT

What’s in store for the Internet of Things (IoT) in 2018? That’s the question on many people’s minds in the fast-growing IoT industry. One set of answers can be found in a new report from Forrester, called Predictions 2018: IoT...

Is the U.S. finally about to take IoT security seriously?

Is the U.S. finally about to take IoT security seriously?

The Cyber Shield Act of 2017 is intended to certify internet of things devices for stronger security. But it’s unlikely to change much.

IoT market keeps growing, with no end in sight

IoT market keeps growing, with no end in sight

With new IoT market research predicting fast growth and new initiatives from big-name companies around the world, the Internet of Things keeps on picking up steam.

Industrial IoT meets the iPhone and iPad in new GE/Apple deal

Industrial IoT meets the iPhone and iPad in new GE/Apple deal

New Predix SDK for iOS is designed to create easy-to-use iOS apps that work with Predix IoT data from industrial sensors to help make sense of IoT data.

Keep IoT under your hat … your hardhat, that is

Keep IoT under your hat … your hardhat, that is

GuardHat has created an IoT-enabled hardhat that includes a beacon and sensors designed to continuously transmit data to a safety control center.

Forrester: 3 ways IoT can drive business value

Forrester: 3 ways IoT can drive business value

Forrester report details how businesses can actually take advantage of the Internet of Things.

Hitachi reorganizes to focus on IoT

Hitachi reorganizes to focus on IoT

Japanese manufacturing giant Hitachi combines units to create a major international player in the Internet of Things market.

Fixing, upgrading and patching IoT devices can be a real nightmare

Fixing, upgrading and patching IoT devices can be a real nightmare

The recall of almost half a million St. Jude Medical pacemakers highlights the growing importance—and huge risks—of the Internet of Things.

Apple Watch / Red Sox cheating scandal points toward larger issues

Apple Watch / Red Sox cheating scandal points toward larger issues

The Red Sox sign-stealing scandal — powered by the Apple Watch — highlights the unanticipated consequences of wearable tech and the IoT.

The Internet of Things goes to school

The Internet of Things goes to school

University campuses are a popular proving ground for IoT deployments, ranging from campus lifestyle to classroom environments.

AI and IoT: Like peanut butter and chocolate?

AI and IoT: Like peanut butter and chocolate?

Artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things are two hot trends that become even more powerful together.

Connected cars have an ‘indefensible’ security vulnerability

Connected cars have an ‘indefensible’ security vulnerability

Hackers can turn off safety features on IoT-powered connected cars, and there’s no practical way to stop them.

IoT is about to tell you when your food is spoiled

IoT is about to tell you when your food is spoiled

New paper-based sensors could enable labels to change color to indicate when food goes bad.

Is IoT really driving enterprise digital transformation?

Is IoT really driving enterprise digital transformation?

New research suggests a link between two powerful trends, the Internet of Things and enterprise digital transformation. But are we really there yet?

The very real dangers of betting on hybrid cloud

The very real dangers of betting on hybrid cloud

Hybrid cloud architectures are very popular right now, but they could turn out to be little more than a transitional strategy.

IoT is everywhere

IoT is everywhere

The Internet of Things is changing everything. Here’s a sampling of use cases, including a few you may not know of yet.

Now you can get a bachelor’s degree in data center engineering

Now you can get a bachelor’s degree in data center engineering

The Institute of Technology in Sligo, Ireland, will offer a new bachelor’s degree in data center facilities engineering this fall.

Interoperability is the key to IoT success

Interoperability is the key to IoT success

Even as Cisco makes big new Internet of Things (IoT) platform announcements, the real issues are all about everything working together.

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