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Monitoring the Amazon wildfires with satellites, IoT sensors and GIS

Recent advances in IoT, satellites and geographical information systems are allowing us to track the location, intensity and direction of wildfires – including the current conflagration in the Amazon.

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Top 5 IoT networking security mistakes

IT supplier Brother International shares five of the most common internet-of-things security errors it sees among buyers of its printers and multi-function devices.

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Don’t worry about shadow IT. Shadow IoT is much worse.

Shadow IoT—unauthorized internet of things devices and networks—poses a new level of threats for enterprises.

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Breakthroughs bring a quantum Internet closer

Universities around the world are making discoveries that advance technologies needed to underpin quantum computing.

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Inside Industrial IoT: The promises and the challenges

Way before IoT became a buzzword, industrial verticals had connected systems – now, networking industrial devices to enterprise IT is unlocking great potential, and big challenges.

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IoT-enabled shipping containers sail the high seas improving global supply chains.

Global supply chains depend on shipping containers to transport supplies to manufacturers and finished goods to distributors. IoT makes it possible to track the location and condition of containers and their contents across ships,...

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Microsoft finds Russia-backed attacks that exploit IoT devices

Microsoft says default passwords, unpatched devices, poor inventory of IoT gear led to exploits against companies by Russia's STRONTIUM hacking group.

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IoT Sector Report: How to prepare for tech’s Wild West

This special bulletin investigates how tech giants are investing their IoT dollars, where VC money is going and risks enterprises must contend with in this chaotic market.

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Is your enterprise software committing security malpractice?

ExtraHop discovered enterprise security and analytic software are "phoning home" and quietly uploading information to servers outside of customers' networks.

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Self-organizing micro robots may soon swarm the industrial IoT

Masses of ant-like, self-organizing, microbots could soon perform tasks such as push objects in factories, swarm industrial production-line trouble-spots, and report environmental data.

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Remote code execution is possible by exploiting flaws in Vxworks

Critical vulnerabilities have been found in WindRiver’s VxWorks’ real-time operating system that powers an advertised 2B connected devices, including some networking gear.

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IoT roundup: Connected cows, food safety sensors and tracking rent-a-bikes

Farmers use LoRaWAN wireless with internet of things devices that monitor the health and location of cattle, and restaurants use it to network IoT sensors that signal temperature shifts in commercial refrigerators.

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Report: Smart-city IoT isn’t smart enough yet

A report from Forrester Research details vulnerabilities affecting smart-city internet of things (IoT) infrastructure and offers some methods of mitigation.

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IoT’s role in expanding drone use

Collision avoidance technology that uses internet of things (IoT) connectivity, AI, machine learning, and computer vision could be the key to expanding drone applications.

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How BMW’s new annual fee for Apple CarPlay could define the IoT

BMW's plans to charge for Apple CarPlay access illustrates the promise—and the pitfalls—of the internet of things (IoT).

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When it comes to the IoT, Wi-Fi has the best security

It’s easy to dismiss good ol’ Wi-Fi’s role in internet of things networking. But Wi-Fi has more security advantages than other IoT networking choices.

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Smart cities offer window into the evolution of enterprise IoT technology

Smart-city technologies like 0G networking hold clues for successful large-scale implementations of the internet of things (IoT) in enterprise settings.

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Smarter IoT concepts reveal creaking networks

Today’s networks don’t meet the needs of emergent internet of things systems. IoT systems need their own modern infrastructure, researchers at the University of Magdeburg say.

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Linux a key player in the edge computing revolution

Edge computing is augmenting the role that Linux plays in our day-to-day lives. A conversation with Jaromir Coufal from Red Hat helps to define what the edge has become.

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An eco-friendly internet of disposable things is coming

Researchers are creating a non-hazardous, bacteria-powered miniature battery that will propel the internet of disposable things (IoDT).

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