CloudPets join the ranks of toys targetted by hackers. Multiple toy hacking incidents add children's toys to the list of hacker-vulnerable devices along with medical devices and smart home appliances.
Security March 3, 2017
Comcast has announced a new 'Digital Home' solution at CES 2017, aiming to connect 15 million homes by the end of the year. The Advanced Wireless Gateway promises an easy and secure connection to manage all connected devices, so here's the deal.
Smart Home January 5, 2017
A new year has kicked into gear and CES 2017 is just around the corner to get us started on a new tech journey. From VR to IoT, auto news, PCs, mobile chipsets and more, here are the major CES trends we expect this year.
January 2, 2017
Hangzhou Xiongmai, a Chinese hardware company, has recalled many of its cameras and DVRs after they were implicated in the hack that took down several prominent websites on Friday. The hack is due to hackers taking advantage of weak default passwords in IoT devices.
Internet October 27, 2016
A Chinese electronics maker confirmed that its DVRs and internet-connected cameras were used as pawns in Friday's massive DDoS attack. Mirai malware-powered botnets were behind at least some of the disruption that took down Reddit, Netflix, Twitter and others.
Security October 23, 2016
A wave of at least two cyberattacks destabilized the internet and crippled major websites such as Netflix, Reddit, Spotify, Twitter and others. Services have resumed, but these massive DDoS attacks on DNS servers are just the beginning.
Security October 21, 2016
The first of the efforts made by the newly established partnership between Microsoft and GE has been unveiled to the public. Both companies are in the works of targeting industrial sectors by providing IoT capabilities to these fields.
Microsoft July 12, 2016
Samsung revealed its investment plans for the next four years, and it is something to behold. The company told the media about its plans to inject $1.2 billion into IoT-friendly U.S. startups and more.
Business Tech June 23, 2016
Samsung recently bought Joyent, and the two companies will join forces to provide the OEM with the cloud storage technologies that it could not build on its own.
Computers June 16, 2016
Intel continues its push toward a future-proof place in the market with the acquisition of Itseez, a computer vision and machine learning startup. The company is not at its first deal of the sort, but not everyone wins from it.
Car Tech May 27, 2016
Connected Lab will host a smart device hackathon for the purpose of creating chat bots.
Smart Home May 11, 2016
According to a report, smart garage doors, locks and security cameras are the smart devices that are used most.
Smart Home May 11, 2016
Its platform is already being used in products including Canon multifunction printers and Edy, a contactless payment card.
Business Tech May 11, 2016
This wearable called the Nex Band allows users to program connected devices via hacks in its app to be able to control devices and manage apps from their wrists.
Wearable Tech April 4, 2016
Samsung took the world by surprise with its latest Internet of Trousers wearable line. Among the highlight features, the smart pants can save you a lot of embarrassment by sending well-timed alerts about the status of your zipper.
Wearable Tech April 1, 2016
Kuvée rolled out the first smart wine bottle in the world. Cabernet or Merlot enthusiasts can use the device to keep wine fresh for 30 days, and Wi-Fi integration should be able to improve every dinner party.
Gadgets March 29, 2016
Samsung is gearing up to unveil a new real time operating system in April. The unnamed OS is crafted with ‘Internet of Things’ capabilities in mind, and could give the OEM an edge in the home appliances’ sector.
Apps/Software March 26, 2016
Mozilla revealed that the development of its Firefox OS on smartphone will end after its version 2.6 release, and will instead focus on the IoT space.
Apps/Software February 4, 2016
A Harvard study showed that the government’s fears about terrorists and criminals going off the radar are unfounded. The report, to which prominent security experts contributed, explained that we are actually heading toward a less encrypted, easy-to-surveil world.
Apps/Software February 2, 2016
Created by Mahindra GenZen in collaboration with AT&T, the Vespa-like urban commuting vehicle hooks up to the Internet of Things (IoT), letting the scooter exchange data with AT&T products like Global SIM and the AT&T Control Center.
Automotive Tech January 4, 2016
Orange is partnering with Ericsson to launch a series of trials which will be focused on three considerable areas for Internet of Things. The tests they are going to conduct are hoped to boost indoor coverage, lower the costs of IoT devices and lengthen battery life.
Internet November 26, 2015
The Bluetooth SIG announced exciting updates for the Bluetooth standard. In 2016, Bluetooh will be two times faster and quadruple its range, better positioning itself as the backbone of the rapidly-growing IoT.
FUTURE TECH November 12, 2015
A Gartner report described the fast paced increase in the Internet of Things market. Estimations counted 6.4 billion devices come 2016 and more than triple until 2020. The IoT spending services were also evaluated in the Gartner analysis.
FUTURE TECH November 11, 2015
IBM has recently launched its new Internet Of Things unit. It also said it will officially introduce its Education Division later this year.
Business September 16, 2015
A new report from the McKinsey Global Institute reveals that the IoT market has a potential economic impact estimated to reach a whopping $4 trillion to $11 trillion a year by 2025.
Internet July 1, 2015
Researchers have developed a way to draw out the small amount of power passed along in Wi-Fi broadcasts. To prove the tech works, the researchers wirelessly powered a fitness tracker from up to 28 feet away.
FUTURE TECH June 8, 2015
We chatted with Control4's Martin Plaehn to learn more about his company that manages your smart home all through a single app and what makes them unique compared to other options out there.
FUTURE TECH June 2, 2015
Bitfinder has launched Awair, which can track indoor air quality and connect with other smart devices to achieve optimal air conditions.
FUTURE TECH May 29, 2015
Cisco has acquired Tropo, which provides cloud-based API platforms. Thanks to the acquisition, Cisco will be able to offer a 'collaboration platform-as-a-service.'
Deals May 9, 2015
Parse, owned by Facebook, has announced a number of new features to its platform, most of which relate to the Internet of Things, a market that the company will be focusing on more heavily from now on.
Internet March 25, 2015
The Internet of Things is set to take off, with connected devices likely to become a big part of our daily lives in the future. But what kinds of connected devices can we expect in the future?
Internet February 8, 2015
Microsoft announced that the latest version of its Windows 10 OS will support the Raspberry Pi Foundation’s new released board. The company will also make the OS available through its Windows Developer Program for IoT absolutely free.
Apps/Software February 3, 2015
Federal agency issues recommendations stating Internet of Things vendors and service providers have a responsibility to protect consumers. Trust is paramount for the IoT to flourish, says FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez.
FUTURE TECH January 27, 2015
Amazon is enjoying a leadership role in the cloud storage market, but sustainability is a big question given cloud storage is fast becoming a commodity. The data tsunami coming with the Internet of Things could potentially dethrone the e-tailer web services business, say industry watchers.
Business January 23, 2015
Samsung didn't unveil the Galaxy S6 at its CES 2015 keynote address, but the CEO instead spoke in great detail about the 'Internet of Things' and encouraged companies to be more open to make it happen.
Internet January 6, 2015
Wearable tech is all the rage, but could the future of fitness trackers live inside the body? Some suggest yes, with Proteus Digital Health having developed a pill that can track fitness and health while being as small as a BB pellet.
Wearable Tech December 16, 2014
The Internet of Things is a burgeoning market, developing at a quick pace. For this reason, Intel is unveiling its IoT platform, an amalgamation of software and hardware solutions to fast-track innovation for Intel customers.
Business December 10, 2014
Successive rounds of post-acquisition restructuring resulted in 12,000 job cuts at Nokia in one summer. The cuts ran deep and the wounds aren't all healed, but high-tech firms like ARM's IoT division are helping Oulu and the rest of Finland reach a new era of prosperity.
Business December 8, 2014
The latest version of the Bluetooth protocol makes smart things even more capable of executing intelligent tasks. Bluetooth version 4.2 is also faster and more secure than 4.1.
Internet December 3, 2014
Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia dealt a solid blow to Finland's technology industry, but the country to the east of the Baltic Sea is poised for another economic boom. Tech Times speaks with the CEO of BusinessOulu to find out how the Nokia buyout affected Oulu and what the city's future looks like. This is part one of a two-part series on Finland's tech industry rebound.
Business November 18, 2014
'We're up to something' says Nokia of a teaser image that depicts what appears to be a set-top box. The timing of the teaser and the use of Nokia's logo suggests the former handset maker had some role in the development of the box, though Nokia's CEO recently said the company had no licensing deals in the works.
Gadgets November 17, 2014
Developers were invited to get aboard the Internet of Things bandwagon at the Samsung Developer Conference 2014. Samsung is betting big on its SmartThings and Tizen platforms, but it needs developers to produce apps that draw consumers.
Internet November 12, 2014
Netgear has announced a smart home security camera system called Arlo, which offers a wireless camera system that lasts from four to six months on a single charge and can withstand wind and rain. It's likely just the first of many smart home devices coming from Netgear.
FUTURE TECH November 5, 2014
ARM has announced a new operating system called mbed OS, made specifically for devices that are part of the Internet of Things. This is the first software that aims to tie together all IoT devices.
Apps/Software October 1, 2014
The smart home race isn't only about hardware and software manufacturers. Telecoms and home security companies could help smart home products stay secure, connected and up-to-date.
FUTURE TECH September 26, 2014