The Internet of Things

By dana blouin | A world of connected devices.

A new wave of gadgets is setting out to secure your smart home

But it's not your fault you have to worry about it in the first place<p>October 21, 2016, was a rough day on the internet. Dyn, a company that provides domain-name services, was hit by a distributed denial-of-service attack (DDoS). Perhaps you tried to visit sites like Twitter or Reddit and found that …

Cybersecurity

China just flew a 130-foot, solar-powered drone designed to stay in the air for months

The CH-T4 has already set a national flight record.<p>Meet China's huge solar-powered drone, a 130-foot-wide machine designed to fly at more than 65,000 feet, for days on end. How? A super lightweight body and renewable energy tech that can power all eight of its electrical propellers.<p>Oh, and it can …

Drones

Top 3 Superhero Wearables Designed To Keep You Safe

Muchaneta Kapfunde<p>Founding Editor in Chief at FashNerd.com | editor@fashnerd.com<p>Founding editor & WearableTechStylist of FashNerd.com. Over 10 years’ …

Cubic Zirconia

History of Wearable Technology

<b>Fashionable Data: Trends and History of Wearable Technology</b><p>Wearable technology isn’t just trendy and cutting-edge; it is changing the way we interact …

Will These Flexible Skin Patches Replace Wires in Hospitals?

Researchers at Northwestern University have developed "epidermal electronics," thin flexible patches capable of monitoring vital signs and more.

Medicine

Think Like Your Customers

Mapped: The Top 263 Companies Racing Toward Self-Driving Cars

Forget dot coms and social networks. The hotspot for research and investment in Silicon Valley right now is the future of transport. Convince the …

How to Find a Co-Founder

IBM Research creates a groundbreaking 5-nanometer chip

IBM Research and partners GlobalFoundries and Samsung have created transistors for a 5-nanometer semiconductor chip.<p>It’s a remarkable technical achievement, though a commercial version of the chip may not be possible for a while. Still, it should enable chips with 30 billion transistors, the on-off …

Engineering

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Volvo’s testing an autonomous garbage collection truck

Volvo is ramping up its self-driving vehicle efforts by testing an autonomous garbage truck designed for use in cities.<p>The Swedish car maker has partnered with local waste and garbage specialists Renova for a project that’s setting out to explore “how automation can contribute to enhanced traffic …

Transportation

How Not To Prepare For the Self-Driving Revolution

While some states are tightening regulations on autonomous vehicles, others are eagerly courting them. What’s the smartest approach?<p>As California adopts new regulations limiting the testing of autonomous vehicles (AVs), leaders in other states seem eager to jump in and seize a piece of the AV …

Tesla Wants You to Fall Asleep at the Wheel

For anyone with a fear of flying, Elon Musk’s vision that Teslas will soon be able to whisk their owners autonomously across the country might sound …

Self-driving cars should leave us all unsettled. Here’s why.

It is a warm autumn morning, and I am walking through downtown Mountain View, California, when I see it. A small vehicle that looks like a cross between a golf cart and a Jetson-esque, bubble-topped spaceship glides to a stop at an intersection. Someone is sitting in the passenger seat, but no one …

Driverless Cars

Hailo Technologies files patent-infringement suit against Uber

Uber

Android Wear vs. Apple Watch: Which one will “wow” your wrist?

Wearable tech is fast becoming the next big thing. We’ve seen fitness trackers gain popularity, smart jewelry take off, and even luxury brands start …

Robots & Us: A Brief History of Our Robotic Future

Is Tesla Really the Future of Cars?

The auto industry’s fate rides on the answers to three unresolved questions: driven or self-driving? Electric or gas? Private or shared?<p>As Tesla surged past Ford and General Motors last week to become the most valuable car company in the United States, here was the brusque assessment of Bruce …

How the United Airlines CEO Should Have Handled The Incident

Detroit Is Stomping Silicon Valley in the Race to Build Self-Driving Cars

If you’re betting on Silicon Valley stars like Google, Tesla, and Uber to free you from your horrorshow commute with autonomous driving technology, …

EVs Are Dangerously Quiet. Here’s What They Could Sound Like

The rumble of a car’s internal combustion engine is so pervasive few people even notice it anymore. Now consider what cities might sound like in the …

6 industries drones will disrupt in 2017

Amazon’s aim of transforming e-commerce standards, perhaps even from <i>same day</i> to <i>same hour</i> delivery via drones, continues to make headlines. But as drone technology develops at jet speed, there is a whole host of other industries outside of e-commerce that stand to be disrupted in 2017.<p>In fact, many …

Drones

Wi-Fi expansion to lay smart city foundation

GREATER LAFAYETTE, Ind. — An upcoming expansion of public Wi-Fi aims to lay groundwork for Greater Lafayette to take advantage of cutting-edge smart …

Energy, 'smart government' projects comprise bulk of smart city efforts, report shows

(Navigant Research)<p>Energy and smart government dominate the project types undertaken in the fast-growing field of smart city technology and the …

Does ideology affect Smart Cities?

ARE THERE DIFFERENT TYPES OF SMART CITIES TAKING INTO ACCOUNT DIFFERENT POLITICAL IDEOLOGIES?<p><b>RAYMOND JOHANSEN: GOVERNING MAYOR OF OSLO</b><p><b>There are</b> …

Smart cities need to make sure they don't leave people behind

Career Navigator<p>Smart cities<p>World Water Day<p>International Day of Forests<p>Inside Development<p><b>Smart Cities</b><p>Smart cities need to make sure they don't leave …

Miami

<i>Mayor & Commissioners Approve Landmark Tech Deal at Zero Net Cost to Taxpayers</i><p>Hailed as a first-of-its-kind innovation, Miami-Dade County Mayor …

J&K govt committee approves smart city proposals for Srinagar,

Jammu, Mar 28 A committee of the Jammu and Kashmir government has approved the Smart City Proposals (SCPs) for the twin cities of Jammu and Srinagar …

Smart home system uses predictive algorithms to warn of impending disasters

Why it matters to you<p>Predictive machine analytics can help keep you and your family safe from possible threats in the home. OnePrevent is the latest …

Home Automation