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Internet of Things

Will the 'Internet of Things' Open Your Home to Hackers?

Jason Glassberg | Posted 04.22.2015 | Technology
Jason Glassberg

At this week's RSA Conference in San Francisco, the world's leading cyber minds aren't just focusing on international super-hackers and possible future attacks on the electric grid. Do you know what else they're worrying about? Your home.

I'm Buying a Wristable

David Sable | Posted 04.20.2015 | Business
David Sable

Once again Apple has confounded the digibabblists, perplexed their competitors, baffled the analysts, and in general annoyed and irritated all the self-proclaimed digital-first... or is it mobile-first?... or perhaps our proclamation of the day should be wearable-first... experts, pundits and gurus.

Building Happier Cities With the Internet of Everything

Wim Elfrink | Posted 04.15.2015 | Technology
Wim Elfrink

IoE can deliver both economic value and an improved quality of life. The Internet of Everything can't create happiness by itself, but it certainly can play a large role in enabling it.

Grandma's Choice: High-Tech Safety Or Privacy?

Joseph F. Coughlin | Posted 04.01.2015 | Fifty
Joseph F. Coughlin

What's more, we need to recognize that as society gets older in the U.S. and elsewhere, Internet-of-Things solutions for older adults may be more economical than human help -- both for the adults in question and their families, but more importantly, for insurers.

5 Tech Terms You Secretly Wish You Understood

Jan Golden | Posted 03.27.2015 | Fifty
Jan Golden

Technology is changing at an incredible pace. Keeping up with tech terms can be confusing and intimidating. You run across them all the time -- reading online, listening to the news and watching TV. Instead of understanding the story, you're left scratching your head and missing the point.

TheFuturein5 Episode 24: Why The Internet of Things is Going to Change Everything

Jacob Morgan | Posted 03.25.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

In this episode of the Future in 5, I talk about the internet of things. I've touched on wearable devices and things related to technology in the past, but I wanted to focus specifically on how the internet of things is going to change our lives.

The On-Demand Economy and the Global Skills Gap

Gabriel Sanchez Zinny | Posted 03.11.2015 | Latino Voices
Gabriel Sanchez Zinny

Today, the majority of the world's population uses a cell phone. In addition, what is known as the "internet of things" is connecting us to our appliances, our cars, and our buildings through wireless artificial intelligence. This has major implications for our economy.

The Emergence Of The 'Internet Of Medical Things'

Josh Stein | Posted 03.11.2015 | Technology
Josh Stein

The IoT will soon become as ubiquitous as the Internet itself. And the IoMT has the potential to transform the way in which healthcare is delivered.

How The Internet Of Things Can Bolster Health

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn | Posted 03.09.2015 | Technology
Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

We are all connected in health. Sharing data for health, for good, is the new organ donation.

The IoT of Health: Big Data Can Make Us Healthier

Techonomy | Posted 03.06.2015 | Technology

To really make sense of diverse personal and group data for biomedical use, we need to generate enough to feed sophisticated algorithms that can find patterns and notice differences. Health data needs big data. This will have real impact in understanding disease, developing more effective drugs, and identifying people at risk of developing disease so we can intervene before they get sick.

The Internet of Things: 3 Reasons Why Women Entrepreneurs Should Be Technologized

Kim Harris | Posted 03.04.2015 | Business
Kim Harris

More than understanding the current guise of the IoT, is the importance for women entrepreneurs to understand long-term impact of using technology for business. It is more than just setting up a website and using all the bells and whistles to bring in new customers.

The Keys to Heart Health: Diet, Exercise and Technology

Gary Shapiro | Posted 02.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Gary Shapiro

The consumer electronics industry has made it easier for you to watch your favorite movies, drive your car and communicate with friends across the wor...

Ready to Automate Your Life? A Consumer's Guide to the Internet of Things

Esmeralda Swartz | Posted 04.25.2015 | Technology
Esmeralda Swartz

Internet-connected services will move beyond the boundaries of the non-connected services from which they've grown. We'll see services repositioned, resold or rebundled with complementary functions or applications that your service providers want you to try.

The Conscious Web: When The Internet Of Things Becomes Artificially Intelligent

Stephen Balkam | Posted 04.22.2015 | Technology
Stephen Balkam

Will our self-programming computers send out hostile orders to the chips we've added to our everyday objects? Or is this just another disruptive moment, similar to the harnessing of steam or the splitting of the atom?

Creepy, Calculating and Controlling: All the Ways Big Brother Is Watching You

John W. Whitehead | Posted 04.22.2015 | Technology
John W. Whitehead

On any given day, the average American going about his daily business will be monitored, surveilled, spied on and tracked in more than 20 different ways, by both government and corporate eyes and ears.

Senate: 'Tread Carefully' Before Regulating Internet of Things

Larry Magid | Posted 04.20.2015 | Technology
Larry Magid

I was not surprised to learn that the Senate is looking into the Internet of Things. Senators are concerned about safety, privacy and security issues now that the tech industry is focusing on ways to connect devices to the Internet and to each other.

After Mobile: 3 Opportunities for the Internet of Things in 2015

Sophie-Charlotte Moatti | Posted 04.19.2015 | Technology
Sophie-Charlotte Moatti

Goldman Sachs predicts that the Internet of Things (IoT) will connect 28 billion devices by 2020. This is no small number compared to the 1 billion PCs and 6 billion mobile phones out there today.

Talking Net Neutrality & The Internet Of Things With Jason Hope

Shane Paul Neil | Posted 04.11.2015 | Technology
Shane Paul Neil

While net neutrality has been an incendiary topic for at least a few years it wasn't one that immediately affected IoT. The majority of IoT devices are light on data usage therefore requiring little bandwidth.

In the Loop with Bill Tai: A Story About Extreme Impact!

Mia Kossiavelou | Posted 04.10.2015 | Business
Mia Kossiavelou

Bill Tai is a genius who functions like an orchestra conductor. Able to weave together diverse people with a variety of strengths, bring out their greatest gifts. He has surrounded himself with gems.

The Internet of Things and the Race to Singularity

Daniel Newman | Posted 03.30.2015 | Technology
Daniel Newman

Where are we headed? Predictions point towards a future where devices will become our "digital shadows," a reflection of everything we are, and even hope to be. The question is: Is that a good or bad thing? And, does it even matter?

Your Home Is Your DIY Medical Home

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn | Posted 03.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

Enabling consumers to access virtual visits, some pioneering employers who cover health insurance on the job are now looking to telehealth to provide more convenient care at a lower cost -- for both company and consumer.

Silence in the Time of the Apple Watch

Nish Gera | Posted 03.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Nish Gera

But, have I also lost something? Have I lost my ability to create a space of solitude while sitting on that Central Park bench, making restaurant reservations and ordering movie tickets? And have I lost something in my inability to get lost in the back lanes of Seville looking for that flamenco bar?

Timothy Stenovec

Our Obsession With Convenience Could Get Scary | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 01.14.2015 | Technology

If there’s one thing we’ve shown as consumers, it’s that we’re very willing to give up a lot of privacy for convenience and value.

Traders, Say Hello to the Internet of Things

John Bates | Posted 03.08.2015 | Technology
John Bates

The Internet of Things (LoT) is getting ready to change the world. Connected people, places and things are already communicating data into increasingly sentient industries. But, to date, it has not been clear how the financial services world can take advantage.

The LinkedIn of Things

JD Gershbein | Posted 03.08.2015 | Business
JD Gershbein

Without question, LinkedIn has forever altered the business landscape -- both digitally and in the physical world. Nowadays, so much of what we call business or career development is carried out regularly on this site.