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  • The IoT Needs a Stronger Backbone

    The IoT Needs a Stronger Backbone

    About 15 years ago, the technology world was abuzz with promises of a “smart refrigerator.”  More than just keeping your food cool, this refrigerator would email you when you were almost out of salsa or when your milk had expired.

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  • Open Data Will Fuel Growth of Smart Cities

    Open Data Will Fuel Growth of Smart Cities

    New research suggests smart cities will combine human effort with excellence in technology to create better places to live — and it's all predicated on the successful use of open data. According to Lux Research, “Smart cities seek environmental sustainability, economic prosperity and convenient, livable spaces" through the use

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  • The Dream of Passive Shopping Is Getting Closer

    The Dream of Passive Shopping Is Getting Closer

    With each passing day our homes and lives are more connected. As we continue to integrate more technology into our work and play, an interesting thing is happening: more of the tasks we have traditionally tackled manually are being taken on in a passive manner by these same, connected technologies.

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  • Connected Vehicles Can Protect Drivers, Brands

    Connected Vehicles Can Protect Drivers, Brands

    There are a lot of risks for companies that have to operate fleets as part of their operations — from insurance issues to potential damage to brand reputation. Fleet vehicles branded with a company’s logo are driving billboards.

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  • The Coming Storm of Content and Things

    The Coming Storm of Content and Things

    When you hear “Internet of Things” (IoT), what do you picture?  Consumer electronics fans might imagine every device in their home connected to the Internet, all controlled via their smartphone.

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  • Whoa! Cisco Spends $1.4B on IoT Platform

    Whoa! Cisco Spends $1.4B on IoT Platform

    Cisco clearly has faith in the Internet of Things (IoT) — or what it tends to call the Internet of Everything. It's spending $1.4 billion to buy Jasper, an IoT services platform provider.  The acquisition means Cisco  will be able to offer an end-to-end IoT platform that is interoperable

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  • How the IoT Will Shake Up Sales and Marketing

    How the IoT Will Shake Up Sales and Marketing

    2016 promises change for a select set of sales and marketing professionals due to the rapid arrival of the Internet of Things.  Device proliferation is taking place at a brisk pace — according to Gartner, 6.

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  • The Wild West of IoT Legislation

    The Wild West of IoT Legislation

    It’s 2020 and you get home from work one evening to discover an angry group of neighbors crowded at your apartment door. Inside, your landlady and a team of firemen are attempting to clear up a flood that’s spread throughout the kitchen, bathroom and living room.

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  • How Do You Secure Your IoT Networks?

    How Do You Secure Your IoT Networks?

    The Internet of Things (IoT) is full of opportunities for marketers. But before launching a campaign, marketers need to take a step back and consider their IoT network security. It's just common sense.

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  • News You Can Use: Investors Get Personal with BloomReach

    News You Can Use: Investors Get Personal with BloomReach

    Investors are taking things personally. Venture capitalists invested $56 million in a Series D funding round into BloomReach, a Mountain, View, Calif.-based cloud personalization platform company. Bain Capital Ventures, Battery Ventures, Lightspeed Ventures, New Enterprise Associates and Salesforce Ventures participated in the funding round.

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  • The Internet of Terrible Things

    The Internet of Terrible Things

    What's not to like about the Internet of Things (IOT)?  People can check-in on their cars and homes from afar. Companies can track the behavior of customers to design better products, giving consumers what they actually need. Hackers can get all of your data in order to steal your identity.

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  • Can Privacy Coexist with the Internet of Things?

    Can Privacy Coexist with the Internet of Things?

    Samsung is introducing a refrigerator that can order your groceries. Google acquired Nest in 2014, the creator of smart thermostats. Some of our roads have sensors that detect and inform on traffic, as well as suggest alternative routes to drivers using GPS.

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  • Sony Builds IoT Muscle With Altair Buy

    Sony is building up its Internet of Things (IoT) muscle with the $212 million acquisition of Altair, an Israel-based chip maker focused on Internet-enabled devices. It also provides software relating to the LTE (Long Term Evolution) 4G cellular mobile phones standard.

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  • Retailers Gradually Embracing the IoT

    Retailers Gradually Embracing the IoT

    The Internet of Things (IoT) is slowly making its way into the retail space. Just recently, enterprise software giant Software AG released its new Smart Store Monitoring app.

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