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The Race for Faster Broadband Continues Between Telco and Cable

Less than a month into 2017, phone and cable companies are determined to crank up broadband speeds to gigabit levels and beyond. Existing technology will make gigabit speeds accessible for many businesses and consumers this year, while a number of tech roadmaps provide a path to 10 Gbps and faster i…

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Airbus Enters Human Carrying Drone Race: But Where Are Ford and GM?

There are now three human carrying drone efforts on top of the half dozen or so flying car efforts currently, or soon to be, undergoing testing around the world. The latest two are from Urban Aeronautics out of Israel, and Airbus out of Europe.

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A WebRTC-like Standard for the Internet of Things? It's Complicated

Building the connections for the Internet of Things (IoT) is challenging, since applications, services, and devices of all different shapes, sizes, and requirements have to seamlessly communicate. In an ideal world, we would have a WebRTC-like interface standard accessible through HTML, but it's not…

Dell Pushes IoT Boundaries with Latitude 7285

Dell's new Latitude 7285 features WiTricity systems to work wirelessly, a principle similar to IoT operations.

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Yahoo! Shakeup Drops Mayer, Changes Name

Ahead of a sale to Verizon, Yahoo Inc. is poised to change its name, drop Marissa Mayer, and never be the same again.

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How Amazon Reversed Microsoft's Strategy to Help Lenovo Create a Better Home AI

At CES this past week, Lenovo made an interesting move by licensing the Alexa platform and building its own version of Amazon Echo called the "Smart Assistant." It wasn't the only one; Huawei shipped an Alexa phone and Ford announced it will eventually have cars that feature Alexa. Alexa is now one …

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The Race for Faster Broadband Continues Between Telco and Cable

By: Doug Mohney     1/16/2017

Less than a month into 2017, phone and cable companies are determined to crank up broadband speeds to gigabit levels and beyond. Existing technology will make gigabit speeds accessible for many businesses and consumers this year, while a number of tech roadmaps provide a path to 10 Gbps and faster i…

Read More

Airbus Enters Human Carrying Drone Race: But Where Are Ford and GM?

By: Rob Enderle     1/16/2017

There are now three human carrying drone efforts on top of the half dozen or so flying car efforts currently, or soon to be, undergoing testing around the world. The latest two are from Urban Aeronautics out of Israel, and Airbus out of Europe.

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A WebRTC-like Standard for the Internet of Things? It's Complicated

By: Doug Mohney     1/13/2017

Building the connections for the Internet of Things (IoT) is challenging, since applications, services, and devices of all different shapes, sizes, and requirements have to seamlessly communicate. In an ideal world, we would have a WebRTC-like interface standard accessible through HTML, but it's not…

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Dell Pushes IoT Boundaries with Latitude 7285

By: Steve Anderson     1/12/2017

Dell's new Latitude 7285 features WiTricity systems to work wirelessly, a principle similar to IoT operations.

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Yahoo! Shakeup Drops Mayer, Changes Name

By: Steve Anderson     1/11/2017

Ahead of a sale to Verizon, Yahoo Inc. is poised to change its name, drop Marissa Mayer, and never be the same again.

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How Amazon Reversed Microsoft's Strategy to Help Lenovo Create a Better Home AI

By: Rob Enderle     1/11/2017

At CES this past week, Lenovo made an interesting move by licensing the Alexa platform and building its own version of Amazon Echo called the "Smart Assistant." It wasn't the only one; Huawei shipped an Alexa phone and Ford announced it will eventually have cars that feature Alexa. Alexa is now one …

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Will Space Exploration Soon Benefit from IoT Tech?

By: Kayla Matthews     1/11/2017

Apollo 11, the first spacecraft to successfully take human beings to the moon, had less computing power than the mobile phone you have in your pocket right now. With NASA and SpaceX aiming for targets like Mars, when will space exploration start to benefit from Internet of Things technology?

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How Technology Will Change Businesses in 2017

By: Special Guest     1/10/2017

With the world of advanced technology continuing to evolve, there is no doubt that the business world will continue to change over the course of 2017.

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Smart Home Tech Expectations at an All-Time High in 2017

By: Anna Johansson     1/10/2017

The smart home industry has undergone steady growth over the past five years, but we still aren't anywhere near maximum market adoption. There's ample room for expansion and many experts anticipate technological advancements in 2017 to spur growth.

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CES 2017: Product Evolution and Robotics Underline the Show

By: Doug Mohney     1/9/2017

A lot of this year's show is category and company evolution rather than revolution - with an exception of personal robotics shaping up to be a breakout category.

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Five Ways Automation is Improving our Lives

By: Abinash Tripathy     1/9/2017

History has shown us, since at least the 16th century, that automation ultimately creates more jobs than it kills.

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Privacy and Security: Who's Ultimately Responsible?

By: Daan Pepijn     1/9/2017

Sites like Facebook and Foursquare, connected devices like smartphones, and the Internet of Things heralded by smart refrigerators, cars and FitBits - all these take our daily habits, our opinions and our impulses, generate a picture from the data, and send it out to the ether. Every single day. Com…

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Symantec Creates Vaccine for the Digital Zombie Apocalypse

By: Rob Enderle     1/3/2017

A few weeks ago we had one of the most major successful attacks on the U.S. digital infrastructure ever successfully attempted. It was the use of our IoT devices to effectively take down many of the country's DNS servers. These servers are critical to Web operation and, without them, the Internet la…

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Waiting for Alexa 2.0 (and Other Voice AI Assistant Improvements)

By: Doug Mohney     1/3/2017

There's nothing like a new holiday gift to start the "What if" train, and the arrival of an Amazon Alexa Echo on December 25 was clearly an eye-opener. The Amazon Echo is a sweet piece of hardware and the only place it can go is up.

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Interesting Tech that is Elevating Education to New Heights

By: Special Guest     1/3/2017

We've seen technology changing different parts of our lives over the years. Technology is evolving so rapidly these days, which is why it is not surprising to find new inventions and tech being used in different industries and fields. In fact, we've had some very interesting developments in 2016 alo…

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The Myths and Legends of Artificial Intelligence

By: Special Guest     12/27/2016

Artificial intelligence, or AI, is the hot and trending topic everyone's been talking about these days. Industries like healthcare, manufacturing, transportation and customer service are already seeing the benefits of embracing this type of technology and what it can do to make better, more efficien…

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