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Why is the state of medical IoT so scary?

Security is the Achilles’ heel of all modern IoT technology, but the consequences of medical IoT hacking, in particular, can be disturbingly serious. A look at the state of the connected devices commonly found in hospitals, and why...

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FDA and FCC consider blockchain technology | TECH(feed)

Blockchain is surrounded by a lot of hype .Blockchain is known for as the method for transferring crypto, but new considerations by U.S. federal agencies reveal uses for blockchain far beyond bitcoin. On this episode of TECH(feed),...

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10 Hot IoT security startups to watch

With the internet of things growing unchecked, entrepreneurs are working to build security systems that can protect IoT infrastructure and the data it gathers. Here’s a look at 10 of them.

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Health care is still stitching together IoT systems

The use of IoT technology in medicine is fraught with complications, but users are making it work.

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Vapor IO provides direct, high-speed connections from the edge to AWS

Edge computing startup Vapor IO now offers a direct connection between its edge containers to Amazon Web Services (AWS) via a high-speed fiber network link.

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Robots extend the scope of IoT applications

IoT devices are generally designed to handle specific tasks. Robots need to react to unexpected conditions that their developer may not have anticipated. AI and machine learning help robots deal with such situations.

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Coming soon: A drone delivery service? | TECH(feed)

There’s been buzz for years about the potential drones have to change the way we get packages delivered. In a huge step towards making this a reality, the Federal Aviation Administration in the United States gave approval to a drone...

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IoT roundup: VMware, Nokia beef up their IoT

Everyone wants in on the ground floor of the internet of things, and companies including Nokia, VMware and Silicon Labs are sharpening their offerings in anticipation of further growth.

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No, drone delivery still isn’t ready for prime time

Despite incremental progress and limited regulatory approval in the U.S. and Australia, drone delivery still isn’t a viable option in the vast majority of use cases.

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Protecting smart cities and smart people

In the ramp-up to a smart cities utopia, many societal concerns are often left overlooked when in truth, trust and privacy need to define the future role of cybersecurity.

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Qualcomm and Apple settle lawsuit, plus, a look at the streaming service war | TECH(feed)

Qualcomm and Apple shocked many when the two companies settled their global, multi-billion dollar lawsuit. What could this settlement mean for 5G iPhones? Meanwhile, Intel pulls out of the 5G smartphone market. And, Netflix's earnings...

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Want to the know future of IoT? Ask the developers!

A new survey of internet of things (IoT) developers reveals that connectivity, performance, and standards are growing areas of concern as IoT projects hit production.

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Nyansa’s Voyance expands to the IoT

Voyance’s AIOps capabilities now cover a broad new range of devices.

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How blockchain can work with IoT |TECH(talk)

Blockchain and IoT are two huge buzzwords in tech, but can they ever work together? Network World's Jon Gold joins Juliet to discuss how some enterprises can utilize blockchain technology in conjunction with their IoT devices. Could...

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Anti-lasers could give us perfect antennas, greater data capacity

Anti-lasers get close to providing a 100% efficient signal channel for data, creating more capacity for ever-increasing data demands.

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The Microsoft/BMW IoT Open Manufacturing Platform might not be so open

The new industrial IoT Open Manufacturing Platform from Microsoft and BMW runs only on Microsoft Azure. That could be an issue.

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Why blockchain (might be) coming to an IoT implementation near you

There’s a small but growing overlap between the internet of things and blockchain, but there are challenges.

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Apple kills a product, blockchain jobs spike, and the potential for cloud VR | TECH(feed)

Fresh off its services showcase, Apple announced plans to kill a buzzed-about hardware product. Plus, jobs related to blockchain are up and learn how virtual reality may use 5G networks.

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