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Why 5G isn't just faster video streaming on your smartphone

In today’s increasingly connected world, watches, fridges, drones, cars and even dog collars are coming online, transmitting vast amounts of data. …

The promise of managing identity on the blockchain

Blockchain, the secure distributed ledger technology first created to track bitcoin ownership, has taken on a number of new roles in recent years tracking anything of value from diamonds to real estate deeds to contracts. The blockchain offers the promise of a trusted record that can reduce fraud. …

Blockchain

Amazon won't shake up your neighboring store any time soon

On Monday, Amazon revealed a new 1,800-square-foot convenience store in Seattle called Amazon Go.<p>Soon after, the Wall Street Journal reported that the online retailer has plans to open not just one 7-Eleven-style store, but more than 2,000 grocery locations. That's four times the number of Trader …

Personal data, privacy and the totalitarian state | Letters

The Guardian is right to be concerned about the sharing of individuals’ data to inform operational decisions, and we agree that this must be based on the consent of individuals and appropriate safeguards. But the use of data for research purposes is a different proposition, and you seem to miss …

Triggering Lambda Functions via Text Messages

<i>by Sunil Mallya, Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services</i><p>Time is the most critical component in the startup equation. Startups should maximize their …

Cloud Computing

The 7 Deadly Sins of Microservices

Undeniably, there is a growing interest in microservices as we see more organisations, big and small, evaluating and implementing this emerging …

Microservices

Microservices: Agreements must be kept

“Microservices” – it’s one of the major buzzwords today when talking or writing about modern software architecture. It stands for an architectural …

NoSQL Databases: a Survey and Decision Guidance

Together with our colleagues at the University of Hamburg, we — that is Felix Gessert, Wolfram Wingerath, Steffen Friedrich and Norbert …

Internet of Things Pushing Analytics Closer to Edge Computing

It always doesn’t make sense to accommodate all the intelligence for the systems in data centers, as the <b>Internet of Things</b> starts generating data …

Internet access as important as food, water to refugees, UN says

Staying connected is just as important to refugees as food, water and shelter.<p>Data plans are so expensive that refugees spend about a third of their incomes to get online, according to a UN Refugee Agency study published Wednesday. In Tanzania, some refugees are willing to sell up to 10 days worth …

South Sudan

Announcing Envoy: C++ L7 proxy and communication bus

Today we are incredibly excited to open source Envoy, our high performance C++ distributed proxy and communication bus designed for large service …

Microservices

Unboxing the new Docker for AWS beta

July 5, 2016<p>One of the advantages of being a Docker Captain is the early access to new products. Recently, I got my invitation email for the Docker …

DevOps

The Children's Illustrated Guide to Kubernetes

16 Jun 2016<p>Share:<p>Introducing Phippy, an intrepid little PHP app, and her journey to Kubernetes.<p>What is this? Well, I wrote a book that explains …

Terabyte terror: It takes special databases to lasso the Internet of Things

If you believe figures from the technology research firm Gartner, there will be 25 billion network-connected devices by 2020. The "Internet of …

Too many IoT networks? Cisco just bet on this one

Cisco Systems just cast a vote of confidence in one of the many technologies that might get your next IoT device online.<p>On Tuesday, the company …

Building an Ethereum Environment with Docker

1) Introduction<p>Docker is a powerful tool for managing containers and run-time environments and, besides its many advantages, Docker can also be handy …

Apple sperrt neue Ausgabe von Monopol im iTunes-Store | Monopol – Magazin für Kunst und Leben

Diesen Monat ist am Zeitungskiosk von Apple kein Platz für Monopol frei – der für seine puritanische Bildpolitik bekannte Konzern hat Probleme mit …

Still Think the Internet of Things Is Overhyped? Check Out This Chart

Connected cars and machine-to-machine connections made up nearly half of all new cellular connections last quarter.<p>The Internet of Things gets a lot …

5G will have a profound effect on the Internet of Things

The next generation of cellular technology, 5G, will power networks at speeds far greater than the current 4G can handle.<p>BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service, expects 5G, when fully deployed, to increase network capacity to handle the increase in data that will be …

Building serverless apps with Docker

Every now and then, there are waves of technology that threaten to make the previous generation of technology obsolete. There has been a lot of talk …

The Best and Worst Encrypted Messaging Apps

There’s never been a better time to start encrypting your texts and phone calls. Hackers are breaking into more personal devices than ever before, …

How blockchain technology can prevent the next financial crisis, disrupt Uber, and give us control of our data

You’ve probably heard about “the blockchain” recently. A lot. The technology underpinning bitcoin has attracted billions in venture capital funding, the interest of almost every global bank, and the attention of governments around the world. Essentially a digital distributed ledger that anyone on …

Blockchain

I spoke with a hacker who could have taken down the internet in 30 minutes

That question came from Sen. Fred Thompson (R-Tenn.) on May 19, 1998, while speaking with members of a Cambridge, Massachusetts hacker group known as The L0pht.<p>"That's correct. Actually one of us with just, a few packets," said Peiter Zatko, who is better known by his hacker pseudonym of …

Dynomite-manager: Managing Dynomite Clusters

• Service Discovery and HealthcheckToken Management and Node ConfigurationMonitoring and Insights Integration<br>• Cold Bootstrapping<br>• S3 …

The Modern Letter - The Best of the Bauhaus Typography

Piet Zwart - pages from NKF cableworks catalog, 1928<p>Piet Zwart was a Dutch typographer, photographer, and industrial designer. He was trained as an …

GOLDMAN SACHS: 5 practical uses for blockchain — from Airbnb to stock markets

The financial world has been going crazy for blockchain technology for the last year or so, hypothesising how it could rip out huge amounts of costs for big banks and streamline operations. Goldman itself was one of the key hype men, declaring in December that the technology "can change... well …

Pivotal Cloud Foundry Is Not Just for New Apps Anymore

Pivotal, the EMC-VMware spinoff that promises businesses a modern way to build and deploy software, has undergone a subtle but important messaging …