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Amazon expands Dash buttons program, says the future of commerce may be preemptive purchases

And in the future, Amazon will know when your lightbulb is about to die<p>Five months after it first revealed its one-click buy-me buttons that you stick around the house, Amazon is bringing the Dash buttons out of beta and formally rolling the program out to all Amazon Prime subscribers.<p>Eleven new …

Samsung and SK Telecom to launch world’s first nationwide network for the Internet of Things in South Korea

Samsung Electronics said today that it will partner with SK Telecom to build a LoRaWAN network for the Internet of Things that will cover all of South Korea. The two companies claim that this the world’s first nationwide IoT network.<p>LoRaWAN stands for “long-range wide-area network,” and is …

IoT Enabled E-Bike Delivers A Smooth Ride

This electric bike looks like any other, but inside the frame lies an advanced form of transportation

Internet of Things (IoT): Top Ten Technologies Most Impacting IoT in the Next Two Years

Gartner says that over the next two years that the following technologies will have the broadest impact on the Internet of Things (IoT): Security – …

IoT 101 – Explained So Even My Grandmother Can Understand

IoT described so my grandmother can understand…<p>If you’re reading this, then you probably already know IoT stands for The Internet of Things.<p>Even …

3 Slides to Delete From Your Presentation (and What to Say Instead)

Removing or replacing these dumb slides will immediately make your presentation more interesting and relevant.<p>I've posted repeatedly on how to make presentations more effective, but it occurred to me today that there's a simple way to make any presentation better: replace these all-too-common, …

How IoT Changes Pricing Models

There’s a lot of talk today about the technology that makes up the Internet of Things (IoT). What fascinates me the most is the impact IoT can have on the way companies can drastically alter their business models to leapfrog the competition.<p>In the past, companies kept track of their key performance …

Why The Internet Of Things Hasn’t Gone Cellular Yet

Particle CEO Zach Supalla on putting ordinary objects online from anywhere.<p>In the future that Particle CEO Zach Supalla envisions, you’ll never lose your luggage, or find out too late that your basement is flooded. Production lines will recognize exactly when a single piece of equipment is about to …

Here's how the Internet of Things will explode by 2020

The Internet of Things (IoT) has been labeled as "the next Industrial Revolution" because of the way it will change the way people live, work, entertain, and travel, as well as how governments and businesses interact with the world.<p>In fact, the revolution is already starting.<p>That brand new car that …

3 Ways to Improve Memory

Bodyweight exercises are gaining ground in the fitness world due to the practicality and simplicity of getting in shape using your own body weight. …

Top 50 Internet of Things Applications - Ranking

50 Sensor Applications for a Smarter World<p>Smart Cities<p>01<p>Smart Parking<br>Monitoring of parking spaces availability in the city.<p>02<p>Structural …

6 Essential Employee Onboarding Tips for Startups

Build a better team by implementing a consistent employee onboarding process at your startup.<p>It's beyond rewarding when you hire the first people to join your team. It can also be terrifying. Hiring the wrong individual can have a significant financial impact on a cash-strapped startup.<p>One would …

How to Use Decision-Patterns in Startups

<i>Co-written by John Fitch</i><p>The holy grail of building unicorn startups is to look in the right places and to reject the first thousand bad business ideas. The looking part is easy since one needs only to search areas of high market and high technology risk. However, what is the best path to making …

6 tricks to stop sweating through your winter layers

Dressing in cozy layers is cute in theory, but the reality is a hot sweaty mess.<p>In an effort to combat chilling temperatures, you pile puffy jackets …

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How Start-Ups Can 'Get It Right' in 2016: Social Good CEO Shares Top 7 Tips

If Forbes ran a ’40 under 40′ list, Greg Behrman, 39, would definitely have made the cut.<p>In a media landscape where noble journalistic ventures are often forced to shut down as quickly as they’ve started up, his altruistic news site has managed to survive—and then some. Just two years ago, …

Samsung lays out its IoT SmartThings devices in new infographic

The Internet of Things, or IoT, is the latest rage with more products coming onto the market all the time. It's also become a bit of a target for …

The IoT Forecast: Five Predictions for 2016

Jan 04, 2016—<p>The role that the Internet of Things is playing in shaping the technology landscape—both for enterprises and for consumers—is growing by …

Startups Are Personal, Part One

I’m excited to kick off a series of posts that are co-authored by Mike Willee of Traklight. Mike has been part of the Traklight team for nearly two years, working tirelessly for our customers and tediously on our blog. We took to Haro.com to ask people about their biggest business mistakes, …

34 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week. If you have startup tips or story suggestions, feel free to email us. …

Dos and don’ts to preserve your brainpower

From changing your diet to partying like you’re 21, here are six tips for protecting your brain from the ravages of time.<p>Like any good machine, the brain needs a little care and attention as it ages to ensure it continues to run in good working order. If only there were a manual to its maintenance …

The Brain

It’s been a long time coming, but M2M is breaking through

Originally, this technology was known as M2M – machine to machine – communications. When the concept of M2M first appeared, it often looked a …

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Connected Home: Smart automation enables home energy management

Home energy management, a subset of the connected home market, is less likely to stand alone as a market, find out more here.

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What is AllTop.com?<p>AllTop aggregates all of the top news and information in real time. Our editors have carefully crafted each topic with the best …

Low Power, Wide Area

If there’s one thing the Internet of Things (IoT) has in abundance, it’s protocols. Some are standards, some are standards-in-progress, and some are …

Internet of Things

Is Sigfox/LoRa the new WiMAX?

<i>This blog is by Stefan Kindt, Head of Technology Marketing at Nokia Networks.<br>Twitter: @nokianetworks</i> <b><br>From hype to niche technology</b>Do you remember back …

10 Paradoxes That Will Boggle Your Mind

A paradox is a statement or problem that either appears to produce two entirely contradictory (yet possible) outcomes, or provides proof for …

Mathematics

The 10 most innovative apps in the world

We've shown you the 100 best apps in the world, and now it's time to take a look at the most innovative ones on the list.<p>These 10 apps are changing the way we communicate, get things done, travel, and learn. They're pushing the boundaries of what can be accomplished through software, whether it's …