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Why Do IoT Companies Keep Building Devices with Huge Security Flaws?

Earlier this year an alarming story hit the news: Hackers had taken over the electronic key system at a luxury hotel in Austria, locking guests out of their rooms until the hotel paid a ransom. It was alarming, of course, for the guests and for anyone who ever stays at a hotel. But it came as no …

Internet of Things

Merkle Releases its Q1 2017 Digital Marketing Report

Most Influential Technology Blogs<p>By Carmen Gonzalez<p>The 20th International Cloud Expo has announced that its Call for Papers is open. Cloud Expo, to …

Internet of Things

SiriusXM buys Automatic Labs to expand connected-car offerings

What SiriusXM has planned for Automatic Labs is still anyone's guess, other than "print more money."<p>You might associate SiriusXM with that service you never activated in your new car, but it's clearly working to grow beyond that, as its latest acquisition shows.<p>SiriusXM just purchased Automatic …

Internet of Things

ISP Brought Down by Warring Malware Families

Now, <i>BleepingComputer</i> reports that the blame for the outage is being put at the door of two warring malware families: Mirai and Brickerbot.<p>Mirai needs …

IOT

NASA launches giant balloon for data collection

NASA has launched a super pressure balloon in New Zealand in a bid to collect data in near space.

Data Management

IoT devices worldwide could be infected with mysterious ‘Hajime’ malware

A new mysterious malware that builds a vast peer-to-peer botnet to infect the Internet of Things (IoT) worldwide has been identified with almost …

Internet of Things

Everything You Wanted to Ask About Using Big Data for Mobile Apps

Use of mobile devices has reached fever pitch already. Pocket devices like phablets are predicted to multiply in usage in the coming years. So much …

Data Analysis

Want To Start A B2B Tech Company? Here Are 5 Tips From A Millennial Entrepreneur

Peter Barnes didn’t take the traditional route. After briefly studying at Chicago State University and Parkland College, Barnes ended his studies …

Data Analysis

IoT for startups: Telenor unveils free pilot to spur big data, AI development

Starting next week, startups and researchers will be able to test out their ideas for new Internet of Things apps on a free pilot service in …

Internet of Things

Include IoT risk management in your BC/DR efforts

Recent news reports suggest that intelligent devices -- those that connect to the internet and communicate with...<p>other devices -- could spy on …

Internet of Things

Cloudflare debuts a security solution for IoT

Cloudflare, the content delivery network that promises speed and security for websites, announced today that it’s moving into the internet-of-things industry with a security product called Orbit. Now, instead of just securing websites, Cloudflare wants to secure IoT devices too.<p>Orbit has been …

Internet of Things

Eclipse Foundation offers IoT testbeds

To build a complete Internet of Things solution, one would need hardware, different types of software, cloud infrastructure and an ecosystem of …

Internet of Things

A Clever Plan to Secure the Internet of Things Could Still Have Big Drawbacks

The Internet of Things security crisis continues apace. New botnets crop up to conscript routers and security cameras, hackers exploit medical …

Internet of Things

Cloudflare Shores Up Defenses For Internet Of (Easily Hackable) Things

Security firm Cloudflare is turning its attention to the growing threat presented by the world’s vast population of connected devices.<p>Security experts have long warned that the connected devices that make up the so-called internet of things are way too vulnerable to hack attacks. These …

Internet of Things

ITU's latest specs show that 5G is not just a wireless network

<b>Analysis</b> We can no longer see 5G as a wireless standard alone. Its heart may still be a 3GPP-defined radio, but to deliver commercial benefits to …

Internet of Things

Clarke Headlee profile - University Information Technology

<i>By Jesse Drake</i><p>Clarke Headlee, account executive in Network and Communications Infrastructure (NCI), is a perfect example of the power that nature <b></b><i>and</i> …

College & University

Accelerate Action with Real-time Analytics

Improvements in the technology and adoption of new data concepts are enabling more enterprises to take the leap into real-time analytics.<p>We are just …

Big Data

The Time Has Arrived to Embrace Hackers

BOSTON—More than ever, hackers are getting a welcoming embrace from law enforcement, governments and business.<p>Bug bounties and vulnerability …

Security

How Big Data From Connected Assets Enables Better Decision Making

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) should not be confused with the Internet of Things (IoT); they have completely different business …

Internet of Things

Telstra 'staff error' continues plaguing SSU compliance

Telstra staffers auto-populating email addresses or not checking recipients before hitting send were responsible for three of the telco's 2016 …

Security

10,000 homes to get smart shower devices for real-time information on water usage

SINGAPORE: A device that lets you know how much water you are using while taking a shower will be installed in 10,000 new homes over the next few …

Water

German court upholds the ban on WhatsApp to share personal data with Facebook

In a setback to the social networking giant, a German court has upheld its decision asking it to obtain the permission of WhatsApp users in the …

Privacy

Google Is Cleaning Up; Amazon Quietly Restricts Alexa Ad Options

<i>Here's</i> <i>today's AdExchanger.com news round-up... Want it by email? Sign-up</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p><b>Goog Riddance</b><p>Google is enacting some major changes following its YouTube …

Advertising

Domino Data Lab raises $27m in round led by hedge fund customer Coatue

Six months after closing $10.5 million, data science startup Domino Data Lab has raised an additional $27 million in a round led by one of its hedge …

Startups

Amazon Echo users can now make calls over the device, thanks to a new phone platform integration

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Amazon Echo users can now make calls over the device, thanks to the Alexa voice assistant's integration with the Dialpad cloud-based business phone platform, TechCrunch …

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IoT Analytics IoT Infographic: Journey Towards Successful IoT Solutions

In order to create transparency around what it takes to develop a commercial industrial IoT Solution, we created an IoT infographic that helps people …

Internet of Things

Companies join Linux Foundation to build open IoT edge framework

The Linux Foundation this week announced the launch of EdgeX Foundry at Hanover Messe, an open source project to build a common open framework for IoT edge computing and an ecosystem of interoperable components that unifies the marketplace and accelerates enterprise and Industrial IoT. The …

Internet of Things

Examining the arc of 100,000 stories: a tidy analysis

(This article was first published on <b>Variance Explained</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>I recently came across a great natural language dataset …

Data Analysis

Is 'admin' password leaving your IoT device vulnerable to cyberattacks?

Internet-connected devices in your home or office will be vulnerable to botnets and other attacks, if you don't change the original login credentials.<p>…

Internet of Things

The Internet of Things is Bringing the Next Wave of Innovative Devices

The Next Wave of Innovative Devices<p>These days, nearly everyone owns at least a smartphone or a tablet. Now, a majority of the population also seems …

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