IDC: Spend on the IoT will reach $1.29 trillion by 2020
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According to a forecast by IDC, worldwide spending on the IoT will reach $1.29 trillion by 2020 based on an expected compound annual growth rate of 15.6 percent. This year alone, global spend is forecast to reach $737 billion as organisations make
Google is expanding Assistant to new devices – including Android TV
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In front of the TV is where many families spend the most time, and it's often the biggest screen, so it's not much of a surprise Google wants to put its virtual assistant there
HARMAN launches Ignite to manage in-car apps and their IoT communications
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HARMAN has launched their Ignite platform which aims to provide an end-to-end solution for managing in-car applications while also enabling vehicles to communicate with the wider...
Rakos wants to be the next devastating IoT botnet
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You've likely heard of or even been affected by Mirai, the botnet of IoT devices responsible for a record-breaking DDoS attack which disrupted large services including Twitter, Spotify,...
Cortana wants to be on all your devices in IoT push
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Microsoft's virtual assistant may not get the coverage of Siri, Google, or Alexa, but yet it's the widest available. Cortana has a presence across mobile platforms such as Android and iOS, is built in
Bluetooth 5 wants to be the perfect standard for the IoT
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Bluetooth has reached its fifth major release and the SIG (Special Interest Group) has the usual impressive figures to flaunt. The latest version
Akamai: IoT botnet set a record in a year when DDoS attacks increased 71 percent
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Content distribution network Akamai has released its latest "State of the Internet" report which covers Q3 of this year and highlights the rise in DDoS attacks, including a record-setting IoT botnet.
Another IoT-based DDoS attack leaves Finnish properties without heating
Editorial: The 99 percent are being empowered by the IoT without even realising
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One slogan often used by 'Occupy' activists is "We are the 99%" in reference to an increasing disproportion of income and wealth since the 1970s among the top 1% of income earners. The recent Dyn hack shows how IoT devices are providing a means for hacktivists to cause disruption...
TrenItalia is the next train operator to adopt the IoT
Microsoft's head of IoT jumps ship to Amazon
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Amazon is becoming somewhat of a leader in the IoT space with its cloud powering ever more impressive usage and their 'Echo' products a hit with consumers and developers alike. The head of Microsoft's IoT
Samsung acquires Viv AI platform co-founded by Siri creators
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Hot on the footsteps of Google's announcement of a much-improved 'Assistant' of its own, Samsung has announced the acquisition of Viv Labs, the AI platform co-founded by the creators of Siri.
Tech giants including Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon, Google, and IBM form Partnership on AI
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The world's biggest advancements often come from talented individuals putting their minds together with a common goal. Today's giants of tech started with humble beginnings – such as in a garage or dorm room – but are now brimming with talent looking for the next big thing.
A collective of the world's biggest technology pioneers has joined forces in a historic...
Why IoT creates a generational leap in efficiency for companies like Siemens
Here at Teradata Partners 2016 in Atlanta, we’ve heard a lot about how the IoT could be used to make businesses more efficient, but today we’ve heard of how it’s already causing a generational leap in efficiency for some companies.
Richard Hackathorn, president of Bolder Technology, and Daniel Graham, director of technical marketing at Teradata, guided us through proceedings in a session entitled ‘Why should executives care about IoT?’
“This is a market...
How through IoT and analytics data mining becomes efficient mining
We all know the Internet of Things (IoT) is driving a revolution, but the way its data is helping to make the mining industry more efficient is going far beyond expectations. Don Warden, head of business intelligence at Freeport-McMoRan, provided his valuable insights on the matter at the Teradata Partners event in Atlanta.
For industries like mining, the data provided by connected sensors and devices can be used to improve operational efficiency when used in conjunction with the right...
Netatmo announces Valves for smart radiator control
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Netatmo has announced the latest product in their smart heating range called 'Valves' to control radiators on a room-by-room basis for more granular management of temperature.
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It's a bird... It's a plane... It's a Domino's Pizza drone!
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Ever fancied your pizza flown to you? Domino's Pizza could be the first thing you have flown to your house by drone after the firm partnered with
Digital assistants will battle for your ears — as the sales of smart audio products triple
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According to a new study by Juniper Research, the sales of smart audio hardware will more than triple over the next four years and provide a new arena for digital assistants to battle for your attention.
Review: Ring Doorbell is 'caller ID for the front door'
Ring was founded in 2012 by Jamie Siminoff after pitching the idea to his wife about reinventing the doorbell for the modern world to improve both convenience and security. Rightly she loved the idea, and called it "like caller ID for the front door.”