• “Internet of Me” – Understand the Value of Preserving Your Data Privacy

    “Internet of Me” – Understand the Value of Preserving Your Data Privacy

    Technology makes it easy to connect to the virtual world around you. While an invaluable part of our lifestyle, our connected devices contain enormous amounts of personal data about us, our friends and family. This information – which includes contacts, photos, videos, location, health and financial data – is being collected by advertisers, tech companies
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  • Digital Transformation and IoT Success Require Strong ITSM Foundation

    Digital Transformation and IoT Success Require Strong ITSM Foundation

    If there’s one takeaway from the recent holiday season, it’s that there has been an explosion in the popularity and adoption of Internet-connected devices among American consumers.  Interestingly, the use of Internet of Things (IoT) devices is similarly on the rise in industrial applications. In fact, research and advisory firm Gartner1 predicts there will be
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  • Trusted IoT Alliance and Qtum Strengthen Connected Device Security

    Trusted IoT Alliance and Qtum Strengthen Connected Device Security

    The Trusted IoT Alliance today announced its initiative with Qtum to strengthen connected device security using blockchain technology. The Qtum Foundation has awarded approximately $250,000 USD for the Trusted IoT Alliance to provide to members and the general public who submit proposals for promising approaches to leverage the Qtum protocol for IoT security. The Trusted
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  • Wearable Devices Continue in Popularity

    Wearable Devices Continue in Popularity

    Forty percent of Americans, ages 18 or older, have used wearable devices for tracking their health, exercise activity or sports performance, and among those who now own a so-called “wearable,” more than half (51 percent) say they use it at least once daily and 70 percent say they use it daily or weekly, according to
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  • The Cold/Warm Embrace of IoT

    The Cold/Warm Embrace of IoT

    What drives adoption of IoT at the consumer level? Presumably convenience (easy to set up and use), enablement (delivers promised value), and (depending on the product) cost. At the top level, there are going to be two types of “things”. Those we see (or interact with directly), and those we don’t.  The ones we see
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  • Asia Setting the Pace in IoT Adoption

    Asia Setting the Pace in IoT Adoption

    Asia’s businesses are leading the world in Internet of Things  adoption, with the number of companies embracing connected devices soaring 200% from 2013 to stand at 36% in 2017, according to a new report by Vodafone. The Report — the “Vodafone IoT Barometer 2017/18”, is the leading global survey of business sentiment relating to investment and
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  • IoT and Security – Same as Always, Only More So

    IoT and Security – Same as Always, Only More So

    Chuck Martin over at MediaPost recently wrote an article with some interesting insights on consumer perspectives on IoT. While there are a boxful of statistics, the ones that jumped out were: 14% of consumers surveyed think they are knowledgeable on IoT security 90% think that security is something that should come standard with whatever they
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  • Asia Leading the Way in Internet of Things Adoption

    Asia Leading the Way in Internet of Things Adoption

    Asia’s businesses are leading the world in Internet of Things (IoT) adoption, with the number of companies embracing connected devices soaring 200% from 2013 to stand at 36% in 2017, according to a new report by Vodafone. The Report — the “Vodafone IoT Barometer 2017/18”, is the leading global survey of business sentiment relating to investment
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