Posts tagged “Internet of Things”

7:07 a.m. today

'OK Google, talk to WRAL' - Connect with WRAL on your Google Home device

Google Home device WRAL News is now available on Google Home, making it the first local news station in the country to provide a service on the Google Assistant platform.

6:36 a.m. today

Elon Musk's latest target: Brain-computer interfaces

Elon Musk Tech billionaire Elon Musk is announcing a new venture called Neuralink focused on linking brains to computers.

2:22 p.m. yesterday

Vivek Wadhwa: How regulators can make smart devices more secure against hackers

Vivek Wadhwa Whether it be our TV sets, cars, bathroom scales, children's toys or medical devices, we are already surrounded by everyday objects equipped with sensors and computers. And the companies that make them can get away with being careless with consumer security -- and with stealing customer data. So, what can be done? Here are some thoughts.

Updated 8:03 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Whitehurst: Just call us 'the Red Hat of OpenStack'

A booming fourth quarter in sales closed a $2.4 billion year for Red Hat. And sales projections for a new fiscal year helped boost Hatter stock 5 percent in after-hours trading Monday after the Open Source giant upped quarterly sales by 16 percent year-over-year. In a conference call, Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst says booming sales for cloud-related technology provides a big boost. So much so that he says Red Hat is now the "Red Hat of OpenStack."

What is OpenStack? What is OpenStack?

3:44 p.m. Monday

Premium Lock A language disconnect puts future profitability in $1T mobile market at risk

Mobile World Congress Analysis: The annual Mobile World Congress produced its usual show of technology innovations, especially in artificial intelligence, Internet of Things and emerging 5G technology. But where are the solutions to real needs?

Updated 2:23 p.m. Monday

Uber pauses autonomous vehicle trials after Arizona crash

Uber self-driving car in Pittsburgh  Officials say a self-driving Uber SUV was operating on its own when it was struck by another vehicle making a left turn at an intersection in Arizona, where the company is testing autonomous vehicles.

6:50 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock SAP moving beyond CRM to orchestrate omnichannel business

Analysis: SAP continues to evolve from its roots in back-office, on-premises ERP and supply chain management (SCM) software to a cloud-led, enterprise-wide solutions vendor that also supports front-office functions. Technology Business Research Analyst Seth Ulinski takes a look. Plus: A video look at omnichannel banking.

5:32 a.m. Monday

WTW's week in review: 60 headlines not to be missed, part two

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire over this past week, part two.

5:20 a.m. Monday

WTW's week in review: 60 headlines not to be missed, part one

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for this past week, part one.

March 24

Premium Lock In wake of 2 big deals, Raleigh IoT wireless startup Able Device lands $300K (+ video)

Able Device, a Raleigh-based startup focusing on wireless technology to securely control Internet of Things devices, has raised $300,000 from investors. The Startup Factory was among its early backers.

March 24

Premium Lock What are top 10 consumer IoT trends? Here's a look

Internet of Things New research from Parks Associates tracks what its analysis has found to be the top 10 trends in the growing world of consumer Internet of Things.

March 22

Uber vows to change direction, become more humane company

Uber Uber is vowing to head down a new road and become a more humane company following a wave of ugly developments, including allegations of rampant sexual harassment and a video of a profanity-laced confrontation between the ride-hailing company's CEO and a disgruntled driver.

March 21

Premium Lock Watch out, Amazon, Microsoft, IBM: Google Cloud an emerging threat (+ video)

Analysis: Google has evolved drastically over the past year. Not only have the productivity applications for business been rebranded and brought together with the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) portfolio under a cohesive business unit in Google Cloud and leadership under Senior Vice President Diane Greene, but the resulting business has substantially furthered its messaging as well. Here's the first of a two-part report.

March 21

Premium Lock Report: RFID to re-emerge as 'killer app' for retail IoT

Internet of Things RFID (radio-frequency identification) chips are set to re-emerge as the "killer ap" for retailers who will link billions of devices over the next five years in order to drive more sales, says a new report. Example? Retailer Rebecca Minkoff.

Updated March 20

Premium Lock Analysts: Oracle, Salesforce, Workday flexing growth muscles

Bullish     The bulls are running for three tech giants: Oracle, due to its cloud business growth, Salesforce, thanks to numerous big deals, and Workday, with sales growing to Fortune 500 clients, are all on a roll, say analysts at Technology Business Research.

March 20

WTW's week in review: 63 headlines not to be missed, part two

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire over this past week, part two.

March 20

WTW's week in review: 63 headlines not to be missed, part one

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for this past week, part one.

March 15

Premium Lock Report: 50% will pay $20 or more a month for smart home service but security a big concern

More than 50 percent of U.S. broadband households say they would pay $20 or more a month for a smart home service, according to a new report from research firm Parks Associates. However, security remains a major concern.

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March 15

Premium Lock Don't overlook Bosch as a major player in IoT

Internet of Things Technology Business Research believes that IoT solutions will proliferate in customer companies and will increasingly integrate with other IoT solutions, other non-IoT solutions, and with partner company systems. As with manufacturing itself, Bosch's IoT solutions will play an increasingly complex role in industry.

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