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#IOT Security Just Is Not There. (part 2)

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 11.10.2015 | Business
Alan W. Silberberg

A few weeks ago I wrote this piece about #IOT Cybersecurity and how it affects personal and brand reputations. I got a lot of criticism for basically speaking the truth.

How the Internet of Things Will Transform High-Tech Marketing

Steve Olenski | Posted 10.23.2015 | Business
Steve Olenski

The pace of development for the Internet of Things is rapidly outstripping advances made in the areas of today's electronic devices, especially since it is widely considered that electronic device development is approaching maximum maturity.

4 Big Trends in Digital Media in 2016

Beverly Macy | Posted 10.20.2015 | Business
Beverly Macy

Digital Media is the culmination of most of the trends of the past 5 years. Everything from website optimization to SEO to email marketing is included. Add to that social, mobile, apps, gamification, messaging apps, and even IoT and we're just about there.

#IOT Cybersecurity for Internet of Things Affects Reputation

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 10.02.2015 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

Ah, the Internet of Things. Just the sound of it sends thrills, chills and huge question marks through both technologists and regular people alike.

How Easy Is It to Hack Your Baby's Monitor? Very Easy!

Christopher Burgess | Posted 09.24.2015 | Parents
Christopher Burgess

In a classic case of unintended consequences, manufacturers of today's video and audio baby monitors are wishing they had thought a bit more about the security and privacy afforded to their products.

Are You Investing in the Workforce of the Future? Or the Workforce of Yesterday?

Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn | Posted 09.16.2015 | Business
Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn

Seventy-five percent of businesses will be digital businesses by 2020, according to analysts, but only 30 percent of these ventures will succeed. Why? The growing deficit of multi-skilled talent is a major contributing factor.

Why The Best Chief Marketing Officer Might Not Be a Marketer: Introducing the 360-Degree CMO

Syed Hoda | Posted 08.28.2015 | Business
Syed Hoda

Attention CEOs: Are you looking for a chief marketing officer? Don't hire a marketer! Well, perhaps that's going a bit too far. Maybe, I should have said, "Don't hire 'just' a marketer."

Data Overload: The Growing Demand for Context and Structure

Claire Topalian | Posted 08.05.2015 | Technology
Claire Topalian

In a world inundated with information, data, and content, businesses are facing a demand to implement new, adaptive strategies to mitigate their growing mass of unorganized information.

Just Say 'Open Sesame:' There's an IoT Device for That!

Michael L. Berman | Posted 09.18.2015 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

It's a dark and gloomy night. You walk up a dimly lit path to a door, say "open sesame" and it magically opens. No key. No pass code. Just you and the door. Well, it may not be as simple as that, but the new Kevo Smart Lock from Kwikset ($219) comes pretty close.

Will the Coming 'Internet of Things' Mean the Death of Privacy?

Vivek Wadhwa | Posted 07.01.2015 | Technology
Vivek Wadhwa

Technology companies say they will use the Internet of Things to improve our energy usage, health, security, and lifestyle and habits. In reality, companies such as Apple and Google want to learn all they can about us so that they can market more products and services to us -- and sell our data to others.

Internet of Women Things

Jasmina Tesanovic | Posted 06.23.2015 | Technology
Jasmina Tesanovic

Does anything feminine ever exist as such? A history of invisibility cannot guarantee material results.

Your Smart Home: Google's Brillo Pad

John Bates | Posted 06.02.2015 | Technology
John Bates

Beyond the home, as the smart city evolves, we'll have street lamps that only come on when someone is there, traffic systems that dynamically reroute based on what's happening on the roads, buildings that optimize themselves to the number of people and weather conditions - so much is possible.

Here's How #IoT and #Big Data Will Improve Customer Service

Beverly Macy | Posted 05.19.2015 | Business
Beverly Macy

Internet of Things is everywhere now. Your car, for example, is capable of providing real-time diagnostic and gps location data and also track speed, fuel consumption and engine data.

3 Ways Broadband Internet Is Improving Health Care And Education

Tae Yoo | Posted 04.20.2015 | Impact
Tae Yoo

In many parts of the world, being able to download information on a smartphone, tablet or laptop in a few seconds is the norm. In Silicon Valley, wire...

Innovation at Its Finest

Ivo Lukas | Posted 05.23.2015 | Technology
Ivo Lukas

I'm so glad that mobile is on the forefront. Again, mobile isn't something brand new - it has been around for a while, from the StarTAC to pagers, to the first iPhone. Technology is everywhere today.

Here's How the Internet of Things Will Impact How We Work

Beverly Macy | Posted 05.22.2015 | Business
Beverly Macy

Internet of Things, big data, social media, analytics, the cloud and mobile, combined with the millennial workforce, is powerful, indeed. Job opportunities are plentiful for those who can help bring it all together.

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.

Internet of Things: Ready for Lift Off

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 04.14.2015 | Technology
Jonathan Spalter

With 25 billion "things" already connected, the fast-emerging Internet of Things ecosystem is a new hub for mobile innovation and economic growth. But what exactly are all of these gadgets connecting to the web?

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?

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.

Is Your Christmas Present Spying on You?

Adam Levin | Posted 02.23.2015 | Technology
Adam Levin

The fact is that few of us know much about the Internet of Things, but that doesn't stop us from wanting it in our homes and on our bodies. But as we snatch up connectable products this Christmas season, the number one issue we face is the protection of our privacy.

Conquering the Skills Gap: The Industry Talent Consortium

Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn | Posted 09.16.2015 | Education
Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn

Employers are facing particular challenges finding people with the necessary skills for new industry jobs such as data scientists, cyber-security specialists, industrial network engineers, mobile app developers and network programmers.

Deploying Technology in the Fight Against Ebola

John Bates | Posted 01.12.2015 | Technology
John Bates

Use of the Internet of Things and smart disease control monitoring technology offers great potential to limit the spread of disease. Using this technology, clinics can begin to automate rules to determine breaches in protocol or suspicious patterns.

How a Simple Messaging App Toppled the Great 'Firewall' of China

Tom Grasty | Posted 12.29.2014 | Technology
Tom Grasty

While recent events may have brought both parties back to the bargaining table, it wasn't the renewed friction between the members of the "umbrella revolution" and police that ultimately doused the government's efforts to contain the demonstrators. It was a smartphone app.

The Future of Information Is Here: The Internet of Things

Ivo Lukas | Posted 12.24.2014 | Technology
Ivo Lukas

In early September at the Supermobility/CTIA conferences, I moderated a discussion about the future for the Internet of Things (IoT). The women in t...