Darren Gallagher

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Nemonic is like Post-It notes with IoT smarts

Mangoslab, a company spun out from Samsung’s innovation division back in June 2016, showed off its first product today. Nemonic is a $120 thermal printer that prints on sticky notes from your phone. That’s right – everyone’s favorite tool for passive-aggressively leaving notes on a colleague’s …

#RetailRelevancy… Expectations, Engagement, and Customer Experience

Retail Relevancy has never been more… relevant. In part one of my conversation with my friend and business partner John Andrews, we touched on Alexa, …

Customer Experience

Fears of massive net attacks as code shared online

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1230000/1230855_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532525423_141b0433707188ddb368bd88f69dc148<p><b>Computer code used to mount one of the biggest web attacks ever seen has been released online.</b><p>Security experts fear the release will prompt more …

Cybersecurity

Blowing up on Kickstarter, Hello brings video conferencing and security to any TV

The $6.7 billion telepresence and video communication category hasn’t evolved much since we were introduced to Cisco and Polycom. At the same time Smart TVs are making video conferencing easier. But it’s still not <i>that</i> easy.<p>Hello is a new startup addressing this space — created by two former …

11 reasons we didn’t invest in your company

Like most VCs, we often review dozens of deals each week. We have developed a funnel that enables us to quickly eliminate those that do not fit our general investment criteria (e.g. industry, stage, model).<p>The deals that survive this initial culling process are subjected to much greater scrutiny …

Stop talking ‘Internet of Things’ and deliver the experiences!

When people talk “IoT” they usually focus on the devices, how they connect to the Cloud and about the volumes of data. This is all really cool stuff …

Internet of Things

AWS launches Kinesis Analytics for analyzing real-time streaming data

Amazon’s AWS cloud computing platform today launched Kinesis Analytics, a new service that makes it easier to analyze real-time streaming data with the help of standard SQL queries. Kinesis Analytics builds on AWS’s Kinesis real-time streaming data platform, which enables developers to ingest …

Get Connected to Profit: Embracing Software Propels Growth in IoT Era - IoT Now - How to run an IoT enabled business

100 20<p>Software is not a new concept in embedded and hardware products. For years, devices have become increasingly intelligent, more programmable and …

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15 Minutes with Cisco's Chuck Robbins

<i>March 12, 2018</i><p>An effective E-911 implementation doesn't just happen; it takes a solid strategy. Tune in for tips from IT expert Irwin Lazar, of …

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The Industrial Awakening: The Internet of Heavier Things

Interest in the Internet of Things has focused on the connected home, with attention to newly designed thermostats, lights, and security systems. Yet …

Avaya Aims to Make IoT Easier, Scalable, More Secure

The company'sSDN Fx architecture and ONA IoT gateways are designed to create highly scalable, secure and manageable IoT environments.

Internet of Things

Amazon expands its Dash Button program to 50 more brands, says orders taking place twice a minute

Confirming reports from earlier this week, Amazon announced this morning an expansion of its Dash button program – the small, push-button devices that allow consumers to place orders of specific products, ranging from paper towels to trash bags to even bubble gum and condoms, via Amazon.com. The …

Unify Circuit: Where It's at One Year Later

By Zeus Kerravala<br>The feature set looks the same, but not the pricing or go-to-market strategy.

Prices

The implications of large IoT ecosystems

Ben Dickson Contributor<p>Ben Dickson is a software engineer and the founder of TechTalks.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Unlocking the potential of eye tracking technology<br>• Can you trust crypto-token crowdfunding?<p>The Internet of Things genie is out of the bottle and growing at an accelerating pace. …

Thanks to Fridgeye we've reached peak IoT, and it's beautiful

Technology can save lives, provide access to education and bring you closer to your friends and family.<p>And now it can also tell you what’s going on in your fridge.<p>Thanks to FridgeEye, you can check on your fridge, whenever and wherever you are.<p>Imagine a world where you won’t have to wonder if you …

Roost’s latest connected home product detects leaks and freezing

It looked like Roost when getting ready to go full-on Nest when the company made the leap from connected batteries to smoke alarms, but its latest product represents a different approach to a connected home strategy. The Smart Water and Freeze Detector is, dare I say, not as sexy as a smoke alarm …

Dropbox launches a new way to scan documents with your phone, and other sharing features

Dropbox today is releasing a slew of new enterprise features as it continues to try to woo larger businesses in an effort to build a strong new line of business.<p>The most interesting new feature is probably a tool in its mobile application that allows business users to scan documents and upload them …

Apps

Never leave Slack with message button bots for using Kayak, Trello, and more

Now you can approve expenses, assign deadlines, check flights, and interact with other enterprise tools from inside Slack with its new Message Buttons. Slack is vying to become your always-open portal to work with the biggest update to its API since its December launch.<p>For example, just type …

Project Management

Samsung doubles down on IoT with a $1.2 billion U.S. investment

Samsung is looking to take its relationship with the Internet of Things to the next level with an investment to the tune of $1.2 billion.<p>The electronics giant’s CEO Dr. Oh-Hyun Kwon announced the four-year R&D plan during an event in DC this week. The investment will cover some 15,000 Samsung …

TextMe and Aquto partner to offer wireless data as currency

Communication service TextMe is partnering with sponsored wireless data rewards company Aquto to offer a new data loyalty program to TextMe users.<p>Made possible through the partnership, this program allows TextMe—whose vision is to offer “rich mobile communication (text, calls and mobile data) for …

Startups

A device called the Remo spots a market for automating wall mount air conditioners

I’m usually cautious about Kickstarter campaigns, but when the data looks right I’m encouraged to peer deeper. Haruumi Shiode reached out to me with his CleanTech concept for a product called the Remo (which remotely controls wall unit air conditioners), and I have to admit the numbers looked …

The state of bots: 11 examples of conversational commerce in 2016

Two trends — the exploding popularity of mobile messaging apps and advances in artificial intelligence — are coinciding to enable a new generation of tools that enable brands to communicate with customers in powerful new ways at reduced cost. Retailers and technology firms are experimenting with …

Chatbots

TIA Releases Annual MR&F and New Survey of Enterprise IoT Use

ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) the leading association representing the manufacturers and …

Internet of Things

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The Move From Mobile Apps To Chatbots

What’s all the buzz about bots? As an overall trend, mobile application downloads and number of apps people use per day are declining while there’s an overwhelming increase of chat application downloads and usage. Many companies, such as Facebook and Microsoft, see an opportunity in this space for …

Connected IoT devices set to surpass mobile connections by 2018, Ericsson

Mobile phone subscriptions now outnumber the population of the planet, at 7.4 billion mobile subscriptions in Q1 2016, according to the latest …

Internet of Things