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With Mesh, Bluetooth Strengthens Case As Key Internet Of Things Technology

Back in the late nineties, it seemed everyone was talking about about a new wireless technology with a funny name.<p>“It’s the name of a medieval King of Denmark!” some would write, but soon it became apparent that it wasn’t the name that made Bluetooth interesting. Instead, it was how the new short …

Internet of Things

The Internet of Things Is Wildly Insecure — And Often Unpatchable

We're at a crisis point now with regard to the security of embedded systems, where computing is embedded into the hardware itself – as with the …

Cloud 2014: Top 10 Trends to Watch in The Year Ahead

Today we look at the Top 10 cloud trends for 2014.<p>Cloud computing is more than just a buzzword. It's a mega-trend that has become an umbrella term …

How the “internet of things” will replace the web

<i>The second in a series.</i><p>We’ve already written about why 2014 is really, finally the year that the “internet of things”—that effort to remotely control every object on earth—becomes visible in our everyday lives.<p>But most of us don’t recognize just how far the internet of things will go, from …

Internet of Things

How Your Thoughts Create Your Brain | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Of course you know that your thoughts are generated by your brain. But you may not have considered that in many very real ways, your thoughts <i>create</i> …

The Brain

Product Design Sprint: 5-Phase Step to Kick Off Your Next Project

<i>This post was originally published on the Thoughtbot blog.</i><p>A Product Design Sprint is a 5-phase exercise which uses design thinking to reduce the inherent risks in successfully bringing products to market. We’ve done six product design sprints so far and have made them a default part of our …

MakerBot + RaspberryPi + Google Chrome = HappyMaker!

We recently acquired a MakerBot Replicator 2 here at Truth Labs. He is affectionately known as Arnold of Villanova II (Arnold for short). In the maker spirit, we rolled our own chrome extension to let us know what Arnold is up to. We used some cool tech – s3g Protocol, Raspberry Pi, Node.js and of …

Automating Virtual Network Services

Let’s face it – data center network management is a complex ordeal. IT infrastructure is even becoming more complicated as network virtualization, VM mobility, multiple networking models, multi-tenancy, hybrid cloud environments, and networking scalability evolve. But luckily for network admins, …

Cloud Managed Networks that Simply Work

Centralized Device Management<p>Unify management and control of thousands of mobile and desktop devices in the secure, browser-based Meraki dashboard. Drive your organization’s mobility initiatives by seamlessly onboarding new devices and automating application of security policies.<p>Supported …

Gigaom Research webinar: Why are content, co-location, hosting and large enterprises building their own networks?

What are the decision criteria and bandwidth triggers for building versus buying a private backbone and/or a metro or regional network? Web …

Amazon supports Static JavaScript Apps

It doesn't happen very often when there's a true tech breakthrough, but this is one of those moments. If you care about Internet applications, pay …

Are Your Applications Cloud-Friendly?

A while ago I had a discussion with someone who wanted to be able to move whole application stacks between different private cloud solutions (VMware, …

Blog

Facebook open sources its SQL-on-Hadoop engine, and the web rejoices

Facebook has open sourced Presto, the interactive SQL-on-Hadoop engine the company first discussed in June. Presto is Facebook’s take on Cloudera’s …

10 Things You Should Know About AWS

<i>Authored by Chris Fregly: Former Netflix Streaming Platform Engineer, AWS Certified Solution Architect and Purveyor of fluxcapacitor.com.</i><p>Ahead of the …

6 IaaS providers you should know (but may not)

When people think Infrastructure as a Service their first thought is Amazon(S amzn) Web Services. That’s fair given its early mover advantage and …

The Evolution of OpenStack Continues with New Projects

HONG KONG - Just over three years ago, OpenStack got started by NASA and Rackspace as a platform for cloud compute and storage. Today that platform …

Process Earth Science Data on AWS With NASA / NEX Public Data Sets

We have been working with the NASA Earth Exchange (NEX) team to make it easier and more efficient for researchers to access and process earth science …

Open Compute Reports Progress on Open Network Switch

Najam Ahmad, director of technical operations at Facebook, speaks at an Open Compute Project networking news announcement at Facebook headquarters. …

A Sneak Peek at the Next Wave in Cloud Computing

The world of cloud computing is a complicated place. But Lucas Carlson boils it down to a simple analogy: Amazon is the Apple of cloud computing.<p>With …