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Microsoft is buying CyberX to bolster its Azure IoT security

Azure IoT users can look for additional security and monitoring capabilities as Microsoft announces plans to buy CyberX

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Ambient 'T-rays' could help power IoT devices

Terahertz radiation, some of it generated by Wi-Fi, and converted to DC current could charge batteries for cellphones, IoT devices, medical implants, researchers say

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Machine learning in Palo Alto firewalls adds new protection for IoT, containers

With machine learning added to Palo Alto Networks' PAN-OS firewall operating system, the firewalls are better equipped to defend IoT devices and containers, whether on-prem or in the cloud.

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IoT takes aim at social distancing

How IoT technology can help enforce social-distancing rules by monitoring occupancy in workspaces.

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Creating complex digital twins requires sharing intellectual property

The possibilities of digital twinning are rapidly expanding, but the networking and interconnection technology behind it need to keep pace.

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Coronavirus pandemic highlights medical IoT security risks

With more of us connecting with our healthcare providers virtually during the coronavirus pandemic, hackers may find it more appealing to attack medical or hospital systems. Increased amounts of data due to telemedicine and medical...

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Coronavirus pandemic highlights medical IoT security risks

With more of us connecting with our healthcare providers virtually during the coronavirus pandemic, hackers may find it more appealing to attack medical or hospital systems. Increased amounts of data due to telemedicine and medical...

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IoT early warning system aimed at curbing future virus outbreaks

IoT blockchain and cryptographic specialist WISeKey says it's making progress on a system that could detect new virus spread and automatically advise regional lockdowns.

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COVID-19 pandemic ratchets up threats to medical IoT

The coronavirus isn’t just a threat to the health of human beings as cyberattacks against healthcare providers ramp up, experts say.

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What is IoT? The internet of things explained

The internet of things (IoT) is a network of connected smart devices providing rich data, but it can also be a security nightmare.

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How IoT will rescue aviation

European airplane maker Airbus is one company exploring innovative, virus-spotting IoT sensors. Separately, American thermal sensing company FLIR is seeing a significant uptick in sales for its skin-heat-detecting cameras.

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The Internet of Things in 2020: More vital than ever

Just when we needed it most, the internet of things is delivering gobs of data and remote device control across almost every industry, from healthcare to agriculture.

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IoT down on the farm: Drones and sensors for better yields

Farmers have come to rely on the internet of things to help them save water, choose the right amount of fertilizer, and find out how plants in distant fields are doing.

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New 6 GHz Wi-Fi could add $153 billion to U.S. economy: report

Unlocked Wi-Fi spectrum in the 6 GHz band, just approved by the FCC, will do more than increase capacity. IoT will be a big gainer, according to a study produced by industry group WifiForward.

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What is edge computing?

Edge computing is what it sounds like: computing that takes place at the edge of corporate networks, with “the edge” being defined as the place where end devices access the rest of the network – things like phones, laptops,...

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Industrial robots could 'eat metal' to power themselves

Scavenging energy by foraging for metal could power Internet of Things electronics and robots, suggest researchers at University of Pennsylvania.

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IoT offers a way to track COVID-19 via connected thermometers

The COVID-19 pandemic has catapulted one manufacturer of connected thermometers to national prominence, as Kinsa provides a possible window into the spread of the disease.

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How underwater Internet of Things will work

Lasers will be used to power underwater devices and transmit data below the ocean's surface.

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