Posts tagged “Internet of Things”
SAS is bringing the power of its data analytics and networking giant Cisco is utilizing its networking expertise to deliver almost instant analysis across devices linked to the Internet of Things.
What could pass for a dystopian vision of the workplace is almost routine at the Swedish startup hub Epicenter. The company offers to implant its workers and startup members with microchips the size of grains of rice that function as swipe cards: to open doors, operate printers, or buy smoothies with a wave of the hand.
Exclusive Q&A: Vivek Wadhwa talks 'amazing, scary' future in new book 'The Driver in the Driverless Car'
Vivek Wadhwa, the former Triangle tech entrepreneur who survived a nearly fatal heart attack to become a widely published author and academic at Duke University and elsewhere, examines the threats and promise of technology for our future. Will it be Mad Max or Star Trek? Utopia or dystopia? He talks with WRAL TechWire about "The Driver in the Driverless Car: How Our Technology Choices Will Create the Future" in an exclusive Q&A.
The number of people using instant messaging services through chatbots will more than double to 4.2 billion over the next four years with artificial intelligence that enables smarter apps driving demand, says a new report.
So I gave a radio interview to NPR last week on the future of news and automated journalism. Like most good NPR radio, the host turned our casual conversation into an audio story, and when this happens to your own words, it's like 100x more cool.
A team of engineering researchers has made a fundamental advance in controlling so-called soft robots, using magnetic fields to remotely manipulate microparticle chains embedded in soft robotic devices. The researchers have already created several devices that make use of the new technique.
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.
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."
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?
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.
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.
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.