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Facebook’s New Parse Tools Aim For Pro Internet Of Things Developers

Parse, Facebook’s mobile backend platform, has been going through a transformation of sorts—not least of which is a leadership change, with Parse’s founder and CEO now wading in the unemployment line. But the work must go on, and so the group rolled out new software development kits (SDKs) that …

4.9 Billion Reasons To Celebrate World IoT Day 2015

<b>World IoT Day</b><p>April 9th is the 5th annual World IoT Day. By the end of 2015, Gartner estimates that 4.9 billion connected things will be in use. If …

Amazon's Smart-Home Hub Has Been Here All Along

Despite what the recent Apple Watch hype would have you believe, the next great technological frontier isn't your wrist. It's your home.<p>Specifically, …

Smart Homes

Domino's launches world's first driverless pizza delivery vehicles

UK pizza chain Domino's has launched the world's first fleet of driverless delivery vehicles (+ movie).<p>Starting today, pizzas ordered by UK customers …

Amazon Dash Buttons Let You Order Products With The Push Of A Button

Today in the Internet of Things, Amazon has unveiled “Amazon Dash Buttons,” tiny plastic adhesives that allow you to order your favorite household products with the touch of a single, physical button. And no, apparently it’s not an April Fool’s Day joke (I asked).<p>Available to those with an Amazon …

Building Internet Of Things Robots: Microsoft Opens Visual Studio To Node.js

Microsoft’s approach to openness is continuing positively; from a software application development perspective at least. Naysayers will still argue that it’s too little, too late and that it is perhaps ‘too strategically contrived to warrant base-zero validation’ from a purist open source …

Elon Musk Teases A New Tesla: Could It Be A Home Battery?

Elon Musk must enjoy Twitter, because he’s used it repeatedly in the past few months to tease announcements from Tesla, most recently on the company’s push to alleviate “range anxiety.” On Monday, the Tesla Motors CEO sent out yet another cryptic tweet that immediately caused speculation to …

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The Connected Car Will Be Commonplace Before 2025

The Connected Car of the future, made of self-healing materials, social media connected and communicating, Wearable and IoT compatible is more or …

Why The Internet Of Things Heralds The Next Great Economic Disruption

The Internet of Things (IoT) may mean more than simply having devices and machines talking to each other. It potentially represents a profound shift affecting the way businesses and society operate. At this point, we’re only just starting to grasp the implications these new technologies will …

Internet of Things

Arrow Panel: Monetizing IoT Means Subscriptions, Selling Data

Sharing generated data and managing subscriptions -- rather than selling connected devices -- are the keys to profitability for the Internet of …

Qantas turns to big data and IoT to cut energy burn | I-CIO

How the Australian airline is leveraging cutting-edge technology to hit environmental efficiency targets.<p>Australia’s largest domestic and …

Every Man Needs a Challenge | The Art of Manliness

“Dempsey and Firpo” by George Bellows, 1924. This painting hangs above my desk.<p><i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from author and Navy SEAL Eric</i> …

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CIO interview: Connected cars set CIO agenda at Volvo

Managing Editor<p>Follow:<p>IT has always tried to align with the business, but for Klas Bendrik, group CIO at Volvo Cars, it seems business has aligned …

The Secret To Getting Investors To Back Your Vision, Even If You're An Unknown Startup Founder

<i>By Nathalie Lussier</i><p>There’s no better time to be an entrepreneur than right now. Not only is there a low barrier to entry for the business world, startups now have access to what is estimated as a trillion dollar pool of capital. But apart from crowdfunding portals that make money more accessible, …

Entrepreneurship

How the Internet of Things and Smart Homes Make Hacking More Interesting

In 2011, a startup known as Nest Labs has created a thermostat that learned the temperature patterns in your home and adjusted itself without your …

The Internet of Things

Internet Access Here Sign by Steve Rhode. Published on Flickr under a CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 license.Intel announced in January that they are developing a …

The race to dominate the Internet of Things - IPWatchdog.com | Patents & Patent Law

The Internet of Things is the latest catch phrase du jour in the high tech sector, and for good reason. The Internet of Things has stolen the …

Why Small Businesses Should Tap the IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) is big and getting bigger.<p>Fueled by some incredible buzz, the IoT is driving big data analytics and helping companies …

IndieBio Will Accelerate Synthetic Biology To Tech Startup Speed

Can biology move at “internet speed”? Is there a Moore’s Law for cells? What about the problems that cannot be solved by information technology alone? IndieBio, a new biotech accelerator based in both San Francisco and Cork, Ireland, is proposing to answer these questions and more.<p>“What a lot of …

Why You Need to Invest Like an 85-Year-Old Grandmother | Inc.com

My wife and I got a wonderful offer the other day.<p>A friend of ours, someone who has built a half-dozen successful companies in his career, wanted to give us a chance to invest in his next venture.<p>Because I signed an NDA, I can't give you too many details. But I can say this. It is extremely clever; …

Apple Car Is Sign Of Mapping Push By Tech Companies

Apple's reported interest in making cars is a sign of the times says an entrepreneurial expert, who sees it as part of a push by tech companies into mapping — which is essential for autonomous vehicles.<p>“People are going to start buying cars because of the embedded technology,” said Peter Adriaens, …

Trello, The Digital Whiteboard, Tops 7M Users

Trello, the collaborative task-management software, has topped 7 million users, with 120,000 new users joining the platform every week. Trello co-founder Michael Pryor confirmed to TechCrunch that the service has 1.7 million monthly active users, with Trello users in every country in the world …

Reddit Made $8.3M In Ad Revenue Last Year, And It Will Donate 10 Percent To Charity

About a year ago, news-sharing community Reddit announced plans to take 10 percent of its ad revenue and donate it to charity. Today it’s revealing details about how much money it’s actually donating and giving users the chance to determine where that money will go.<p>Reddit says it brought in about …

How Entrepreneurs Are Winning By Understanding Big Data

Three years ago, CSC predicted that by 2020 data production will be 44 times greater than it was in 2009. Zetabytes (that’s one billion terabytes) of information, residing online and on internal databases, has become both a huge opportunity and a terrifying information overload for many companies. …

The Hottest Mobile App Startup in the World?

Few mobile app companies have seen faster or more mysterious growth than China-based Apus Group.<p>The company’s “launcher” app for Android phones …

BlueTalon raises $5M, sets sights on securing Hadoop

Image copyright Shutterstock / bluebay.BlueTalon, a database security startup that launched last year around the goal of enabling secure data …

Swiss watchmakers’ greatest fear isn’t the Apple Watch—it’s men wearing jewelry

Switzerland’s fabled watchmakers are in a bit of a tizzy about the Apple Watch, which threatens to undercut the country’s dominance of the mid- and high-priced wristwatch markets. But a even hugely successful Apple Watch might not be the industry’s worst-case scenario.<p>Sebastian Vivas, the museum …

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Thanks for stopping by.<p>For the past 20 years, NewsFactor Network and CIO Today have been providing daily news coverage for the technology …