IoT Magazine

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

Dishwasher has directory traversal bug

Don't say you weren't warned: Miele went full Internet-of-Things with a dishwasher, gave it a web server and now finds itself on the wrong end of a …

Information Security

Qtum Reveals “Go-Mobile” Strategy for Smart Contracts and IoT

Bitcoin

Researchers devise efficient power converter for internet of things

The “internet of things” is the idea that vehicles, appliances, civil structures, manufacturing equipment, and even livestock will soon have sensors …

Internet of Things

‘Artificial Intelligence’ Has Become Meaningless

It’s often just a fancy name for a computer program.<p>In science fiction, the promise or threat of artificial intelligence is tied to humans’ relationship to conscious machines. Whether it’s Terminators or Cylons or servants like the “Star Trek” computer or the <i>Star Wars</i> droids, machines warrant the …

Artificial Intelligence

What African elephants with Fitbits teach us about why and when we sleep

Wild African elephants may not care about their step counts, but scientists who fitted two elephants with “fitbits” believe the results could change our understanding of sleep.<p>Most mammals sleep. But the purpose of this period of inactivity and vulnerability still baffles scientists. Big animals – …

Sleep

The future of the car is charging it overnight and buying it a data plan

Not only will your car soon be telling you it’s low on battery, you may have to top up its data, too.<p>US carmaker Chevrolet yesterday began offering an unlimited 4G plan for $20 per month. That fee will allow car owners and passengers to connect to the internet through an AT&T OnStar 4G LTE Wi-Fi …

Tesla

Medical Devices Are the Next Security Nightmare

Hacked medical devices make for scary headlines. Dick Cheney ordered changes to his pacemaker to better protect it from hackers. Johnson & Johnson …

Cybersecurity

Internet of Things Teddy Bear Leaked 2 Million Parent and Kids Message Recordings - Motherboard

<b>UPDATE, Feb. 28, 12:25 p.m. ET:</b> After this story was published, a security researcher revealed that the stuffed animals themselves could easily be hacked and turned into spy devices.<p>A company that sells internet-connected teddy bears that allow kids and their far-away parents to exchange heartfelt …

Data Breach

Comparison: Nokia 3310 vs Lava Connect M1 vs Swipe Konnect Star

​Nokia 'launches' 5 new phones: All you need to know<p>Nokia is back with a bang. The company made a splash with a slew of launches at Mobile World …

Barely 1% of Android users are running Nougat, as Apple shows how...

What are the most commonly over-looked piece of professional security advice amongst computer users?<p>If you answered install security patches, use …

Mobile Technology

Medical app Achu uses fitbit data to predict if you’re getting sick

It’s cold and flu season. That means trying not to touch doorknobs, upping your vitamin game, and avoiding your coworker who, for some reason, …

3D-printed phone attachment could help identify TB and Ebola

The device attaches to a phone and can analyse DNA and cell mutations<p>A mobile phone 'case' has been used to detect cancer-related mutations in DNA for the first time. Using a microscope attached to a mobile phone it was possible for molecular scientists to diagnose problems with tumours.<p>In a study …

Biology

Is Apple's iPhone going to get wireless charging?

The tech giant offers the electrifying news that it's joined a wireless charging standards group.<p>If you've been holding out hope for wireless charging to come to the iPhone, chew on this: Apple joined the Wireless Power Consortium, the company confirmed Monday.<p>Apple declined to comment on future …

iPhone

Hotel ransomed by hackers as guests locked in rooms

Furious hotel managers at the Romantik Seehotel Jaegerwirt, a luxurious 4-star hotel with a beautiful lakeside setting on the Alpine Turracher Hoehe …

Wanna Learn About Vectors? Just Let Python Do the Work

One of the most important topics taught at the start of introductory physics is the idea of vectors. Students really need proficiency with them if …

Graphics

This high-tech bracelet can track your emotions throughout the day — here's how it works

Lowering stress levels and becoming a happier person overall comes down to one major strategy: tracking your emotions, and looking for patterns.<p>That's what Palo Alto, California-based Sentio believes, anyway, and it's built a tool to help you do just that.<p>Sentio's yet-to-be-released Feel wristband …

Wearable Tech

HOW HOME APPLIANCE MANUFACTURERS CAN MAXIMISE THEIR ROLE AND REVENUES IN IoT

The arrival of the Internet of Things (IoT) is radically altering the businesses of home appliance manufacturers as new opportunities open, widening …

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Xiaomi improves the Redmi Note 4's camera for India

Xiaomi continues to bet big on India, this time with an Indian version of its budget Redmi Note 4 phone, which the company previously launched last year in its home market of China.<p>While it looks almost identical to the earlier Redmi Note 4, the new version does away with antenna lines and improves …

Tablets

Las Vegas rolls out the first self-driving shuttle service in the U.S.

Even with the bright lights of CES fading away in the rearview mirror, the city of Las Vegas is still showcasing exciting tech breakthroughs this month.<p>This week Vegas, in partnership with NAVYA and Keolisrolled, rolled out the first trial of an all-electric, self-driving public transportation …

Transportation

The Industrial Internet of Things and its legal dilemmas

The Industrial Internet of Things also known as Industry 4.0 has the highest potentials of growth within the IoT, but it hides relevant legal …

Vapor is Misfit’s first touchscreen smartwatch with heart rate and GPS

It may have a minimalist design, but this watch is anything but a simple fitness tracker.<p>LAS VEGAS—Misfit has stayed away from wearables with …

Why Amazon's Alexa Ran Away With CES - Motherboard

A trend emerged at CES this week: Amazon's digital assistant, Alexa, is about to be in, well, just about everything.<p>Appliance makers are including the voice commands in refrigerators, vacuums, washer-dryers, security systems, dancing robots, and God only knows what else, plus smartphones and …

Automation

Shrinking the sensor package https://t.co/jP8DYgf77e

This Mercedes van has aerial drones on the top that deliver packages. Eat that amazon. https://t.co/JCZeFOpURH

IoT redux… this time, it’s personal

As we advance toward 2017, a quick analysis of our connected landscape indicates that the IoT is taking a short break from destroying the internet and is now letting Mark Zuckerberg take a shot at it.<p>All joking aside, the process of rapidly restructuring our world via technology — and functioning …

Internet of Things

BlackBerry Accelerates Push Into Tech for Self-Driving Cars

Onetime smartphone pioneer aims to invest $76 millon, hire up to 600 engineers, at new Ottawa hub<p>Most Popular Videos<p>Most Popular Articles

21st Century

Robots will walk you and drive you: Hyundai reveals its future

LAS VEGAS — A conference room at the Mandarin Oriental is not the place I'd expected to finally get captured by the robots. But there I am in a smart exoskeleton, unable to move.<p>It's lightweight and plastic, but my legs are locked in place by struts at the hips and knees. Luckily, the engineers …

Robots

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