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LoRa takes a trip to the moon and back, chirping all the way

LoRa wireless that's used in IoT networks is known as a low-power, long-range technology—long-range enough to carry a message between Earth and the moon.

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Researchers show how to exploit Bluetooth Classic security flaws

A set of Bluetooth Classic vulnerabilities has a new proof-of-concept from a Singapore-based security research team, as chipset makers scramble to deploy patches.

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Report: Chip shortage and edge/IoT will drive IT change in 2022

Forrester Research says IT pros now think of IoT and edge as inextricably connected and that the two will be used to help enterprises comply with US government regulations.

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3 steps to better collaboration between networking and security pros

Enterprise Management Associates: Most organizations acknowledge failure to create fully successful teams to deliver reliable and secure cloud, data-center, and IoT initiatives.

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Arm creates virtual IoT chips to accelerate development

Virtual instances of new designs will give developers a head start on creating apps before the silicon arrives.

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Edge computing: The architecture of the future

To fully digitize the last mile of business, you need to distribute compute power where it's needed most -- right next to IoT devices that collect data from the real world.

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Edge computing: 5 potential pitfalls

Edge computing has many upsides including better near-real-time response and analytics for IoT, but it’s far from plug and play.

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Private 5G: Tips on how to implement it, from enterprises that already have

If you’re considering private 5G for an IoT project, you’ll need to learn a lot, choose between white-box switches and servers, and maybe decide that Wi-Fi 6 is a better idea.

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IoT startup makes battery-free sensors

Everactive combines very low power requirements with electricity generated from ambient energy to make IoT sensors that need no batteries.

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What is edge computing and why does it matter?

With deployments of IoT devices and the arrival of 5G fast wireless, placing compute, storage, and analytics close to where data is created is making the case for edge computing.

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Cisco bolts together enterprise and industrial edge with new routers

The new Catalyst 5G Industrial Router family includes three modular routers and a gateway that run Cisco's core operating system, IOS XE, and support a variety of network access technologies such as SD-WAN, Wi-Fi 6, 5G, 4G, Private...

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A startup makes IoT sensors, no batteries necessary

Using indoor solar, thermal-gradients, and vibrations, Everactive IoT sensors power themselves without the cost of batteries and the expense of replacing them when they die.

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IoT cloud services: How they stack up against DIY

AWS, IBM, and Microsoft, with the capacity to handle massive data sets, machine learning, and AI in the cloud, have created managed services to support IoT, but is that best for enterprises?

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IoT helps make return-to-work safer

Employers talk about how IoT is enabling contact tracing, monitoring air quality, and enforcing rules about social distancing as workers go back to the office post-quarantine.

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Siemens and Google Cloud team to deliver AI-based manufacturing solutions

Google Cloud's AI and machine-learning capabilities will be combined with Siemens' factory automation portfolio.

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5G research by DARPA will lead to commercial applications

5G has a wealth of features suitable for Department of Defense uses, but its vulnerability to cyber attack calls for bulletproof security.

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Water-authority network upgrade spots problems faster

The need for greater visibility into remote systems helped prompt a large-scale network upgrade for the Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority.

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TCP/IP stack vulnerabilities threaten IoT devices

The latest in a long line of vulnerabilities in a key part of the networking stack threatens a major open-source operating system, printers and medical IoT devices.

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