IoT Magazine

By Michael Reuter | A curated collection of articles about the IoT, M2M, Wearables and the Quantified Self by the founders of @Datarella

Apple Watch to be sold alongside Aetna health insurance plans

The Apple Watch could soon be sold discounted or free to Aetna’s 23 million members, as a way to improve health outcomes and lower insurance costs, according to a CNBC report.<p>Apple held a series of meetings with Aetna executives and hospital chief medical information officers, discussing the …

Smartwatches

New report offers more detail on Apple’s work w/ Cochlear to improve iPhone accessibility

Earlier this month, it was reported that Apple was working with hearing-aid manufacturer Cochlear on Bluetooth and other technologic challenges to offer a direct connection to iPhones. Now, a new piece from Wired offers more detail on the efforts and talks about how “Apple is putting voices in …

Hearing Loss

How communities get to IoT

Although federal research and funding are helping communities design replicable internet-of-things projects, integrated, complex ventures are still a …

Government Technology

The Business of Artificial Intelligence

For more than 250 years the fundamental drivers of economic growth have been technological innovations. The most important of these are what economists call general-purpose technologies — a category that includes the steam engine, electricity, and the internal combustion engine. Each one catalyzed …

Machine Learning

VICIS inks deal with Oakley to create advanced eye shield for high-tech football helmet

Vicis‘ football helmet just got more high-tech.<p>The Seattle startup today announced a deal with sunglasses giant Oakley for a new “VICIS EDGE Shield” …

Sports Technology

The data that transformed AI research—and possibly the world

In 2006, Fei-Fei Li started ruminating on an idea.<p>Li, a newly-minted computer science professor at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, saw her colleagues across academia and the AI industry hammering away at the same concept: a better algorithm would make better decisions, regardless of the …

Machine Learning

How AI Is Already Changing Business

<b>Erik Brynjolfsson,</b> MIT Sloan School professor, explains how rapid advances in machine learning are presenting new opportunities for businesses. He breaks down how the technology works and what it can and can’t do (yet). He also discusses the potential impact of AI on the economy, how workforces …

Intelligence

How AI Fits into Your Data Science Team

In their HBR Big Idea feature, Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee argue that AI and machine learning will soon become “general-purpose technologies,” as significant as electricity or the internal combustion engine. They represent a landmark change in our technical capabilities and will power the …

Machine Learning

The End of Arduino 101: Intel Leaves Maker Market

This looks like the end of the road for Intel’s brief foray into the “maker market”. Reader [Chris] sent us in a tip that eventually leads to the …

Arduino

Profiting from IoT data: Getting down and dirty in industry verticals

Why is Internet of Things so hyped even as very few companies see it bear fruit on their bottom lines? “IoT investment have trailed a lot of …

Internet of Things

iCyborg: Apple Just Announced The First Mass Market Cyborg Enhancement

At first glance, it’s a great new product for hearing impaired people. At second glance, it’s the first mass-market cyborg enhancement: technology that penetrates our bodies and enhances our abilities.<p>Today Apple and Cochlear, an Australian hearing assistance company, announced the Nucleus 7, which …

Blockchain, Ethereum & The ioT

Bitcoin showed us how to transact online, Ethereum could show us how to put everything else online.<p>Just in case you’ve been living under a rock for …

Bitcoin

Foodles uses connected fridges to modernize your office canteen

French startup Foodles thinks office canteens should work more like food delivery startups. The company delivers fresh food every morning into smart fridges that sit in your office. Employees can then buy cheap lunches using a card or a phone.<p>Think about Foodles as a sort of hybrid company between …

Startups

FAZ.NET

Simple but brilliant tape measure apps show just how useful AR is going to be

App developers have been having fun with Apple’s ARKit to put together augmented reality apps. We’ve seen a bunch of these already, and two developers have now shown how you can use an iPhone as a tape measure.<p>It might sound like a boring application, but just look at how much easier it is to …

Augmented Reality

A Cyberattack ‘the World Isn’t Ready For’

NEWARK — There have been times over the last two months when Golan Ben-Oni has felt like a voice in the wilderness.<p>On April 29, someone hit his employer, IDT Corporation, with two cyberweapons that had been stolen from the National Security Agency. Mr. Ben-Oni, the global chief information officer …

ABN Amro tests wearable tech for contactless payments

20 minutes ago | 234 views | 0<p>ABN Amro is undertaking tests of wearable technology to make contactless payments, with the aim of rolling out its …

Smart Homes' Basic Setup: 5 Devices You Need, Prices And Risks Involved | International Business Times

Our homes and generally our lives, are growing more and more smart every day. Whether it be smartwatches, smartphones and smart speakers, they can …

How IOTA makes bright future for Internet of Things

Internet of Things (IoT) holds one of the biggest potential for human life change. It might become the fastest growing market in next couple years …

EU Proposes Enforcing Data Encryption and Banning Backdoors

The European Parliament's Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice, and Home Affairs has published draft proposals that would enforce end-to-end encryption on all digital communications and forbid backdoors that enable law enforcement to access private message data.<p>The proposed amendment relates to …

The NSA has linked the WannaCry computer worm to North Korea

The National Security Agency has linked the North Korean government to the creation of the WannaCry computer worm that affected more than 300,000 people in some 150 countries last month, according to U.S. intelligence officials.<p>The assessment, which was issued internally last week and has not been …

North Korea

The Internet of Things? It's really a giant robot and we don't know how to fix it

Computer security is now everything security - but protocol isn't keeping up with the risks, warns security expert.<p>special feature<p>The technology …

Why AI Would Be Nothing Without Big Data

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the most transformative forces of our times. While there may be debate whether AI will transform our world in good or evil ways, something we can all agree on is that AI would be nothing without big data.<p>Even though AI technologies have existed for several …

Big Data

Got a face-recognition algorithm? Uncle Sam wants to review it

"Face recognition is hard."<p>The nation's top-level intelligence office, the Director of National Intelligence, wants to find "the most accurate …

Blockchain Technology and Internet Of Things to Join Hands for the Better Future!

Blockchain Technology and Internet of Things are two words whichThe post Blockchain Technology and Internet Of Things to Join Hands for the Better …

Internet of Things

How Siemens Is Using Big Data And IoT To Build The Internet Of Trains

Trains that are never late? To someone like me living in the UK, it may sound impossibly utopian. But Siemens say that thanks to Big Data and analytics it could soon be a reality.<p>Train operators have responsibility for getting millions of people to where they want to be every day. When journeys are …

Big Data

New study finds Apple Watch to be most accurate at measuring heart rate, calorie tracking subpar

A new study out of Stanford University today dives deep into the accuracy of modern fitness trackers, including the Apple Watch. The study, which consisted of 60 participants, takes a look at how accurate fitness trackers are at measuring heart rate and calories burned…<p>In addition to the Apple …

Wearable Tech

Smart TVs, Smart Speakers, Other IoT Devices Remain Vulnerable Post Mirai Botnet | International Business Times

This has truly been a year of ransomware and General Keith Alexander, the former chief of the National Security Agency agrees. In fact, at a …

The WannaCry attack reveals the risks of a computerised world

IT SOUNDS like a Hollywood disaster film. A group of hackers use a stolen cyber-weapon to try to extort money from people worldwide. The attack …

WannaCry