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Forrester: Edge computing is about to bloom

2020 is set to be a “breakout year” for edge computing technology, according to the latest research from Forrester Research

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What is a botnet? When IoT devices attack

Most consumers don't consider security when purchasing IoT devices. Yet botnet attacks can be devastating, impacting large portions of the internet. Learn how to prevent botnets in this video.

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Big Four carriers want to rule IoT by simplifying it

A look at some of the pros and cons of IoT services from AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon

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Wireless noise protocol can extend IoT range

On-off noise power communication (ONPC) protocol creates a long-distance carrier of noise energy in Wi-Fi to ping IoT devices.

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Juniper set to reinforce edge, cloud technologies

Juniper is expected to detail a number of trends and directions but perhaps the most important development is the vendor’s further integration of technology it bought from Mist in March for $405 million.

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Technology that scares us | TECH(talk)

Drones, self-driving vehicles and intrusive tech devices have our otherwise fearless hosts on edge. Watch as IDG TECH(talk) hosts Ken Mingis and Juliet Beauchamp, plus Macworld’s Michael Simon discuss why that tech scares them and...

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IoT roundup: Carriers expand NB-IoT, Congress eyes IoT security …

A powerful IoT networking technology used by the major carriers continues to gain ground, Congress makes noise about training and a prominent researcher warns of security trouble ahead.

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Watson IoT chief: AI can broaden IoT services

IBM’s Kareem Yusuf talks smart maintenance systems, workforce expertise and some IoT use cases you might not have thought of.

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IoT roundup: VMware, Nokia beef up their IoT

A powerful IoT networking technology used by the major carriers continues to gain ground, Congress makes noise about training for federal workers, and a prominent researcher warns of trouble ahead.

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What does Libra mean for the future of cryptocurrency?

Amid concern from regulators and Libra Association members alike, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified to Congress about plans for his company's planned digital currency, Libra. He revealed Libra will not roll out until U.S....

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Will cryptocurrency ever become mainstream?

Seven huge companies have bowed out of the association in charge of overseeing Facebook’s new cryptocurrency, Libra. While it doesn’t bode well for the cryptocurrency’s rollout, it doesn’t mean all hope is lost. Juliet discusses if,...

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Gartner: 10 infrastructure trends you need to know

Gartner’s look at the top infrastructure and operational trends reflect offshoots of technologies – such as cloud computing, automation and networking advances the company’s analysts have talked about many times before.

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Cisco pushes 5G to hasten industrial IoT

Cisco says it expects rapid future development of 5G mobile technology will be a boon for industrial IoT use cases

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9 hot micro-data-center startups to watch

Startups focused on micro data centers could fill a void created by growing demand to process IoT data closer to the network edge.

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How the oil and gas industry exploits IoT

The energy industry has embraced IoT technology in its operations, from monitoring well production to predicting when its gear will need maintenance.

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Can microsegmentation help IoT security?

Deploying microsegmentation as part of a broad IoT security strategy can enable more granular control of network systems and better isolation if a security flaw is exploited.

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Google Mobile Services backdoor for Huawei devices goes offline | TECH(feed)

The Huawei Mate 30 launched without full Android support due to the Commerce Department’s ban on business with the Chinese tech company. However, a website allowed users to download beloved Google apps such as Gmail and the Google...

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IoT roundup: Security holes abound, GE Digital makes noise and more

This week, we look at IoT security holes -- both usual and unusual -- an IIoT player makes a move, and mergers and partnerships worth noting.

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