Posts tagged “Internet of Things”
Market researchers comScore and Adobe both predicted record sales of some $3 billion on "Cyber Monday," and a New York-based firm that tracks ecommerce says online buying did smash the old mark. Adobe says sales hit $2.98 billion. Interestingly, social media was NOT a major factor. But mobile ordering was.
A new report from Dallas-based Parks Associates finds that one third of U.S. households that utilize broadband services already are cashing in on digital health and wellness devices such as FitBit and smart watches. Plus, buyers are actively using the gadgets, not forgetting, breaking or losing them. So what do you want for Christmas?
BLDG-25, which has been an operating unit within staffing services firm Vaco, is now a stand-alone company, having been spun off as of Tuesday. Helping lead the effort is Triangle veteran entrepreneur and angel investor Jeff LeRose. WTW Insiders get the exclusive story.
Analysis: Intel continues to expand its Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem, with the aim of powering the broadest possible range of customers' IoT solutions, writes John Spooner, director of Internet of Things and Devices Practice at Technology Business Research.
Analysis: Disruption is no longer a narrow field that can be handled by a new division or department of a company. It is happening wherever technology can be applied. Companies need all hands on board -- with all divisions working together to find ways to reinvent themselves and defend themselves from the onslaught of new competition. This is a company-wide effort which requires bold new thinking, writes technology author and tech entrepreneur Vivek Wadhwa.
New cars that can steer and brake themselves risk lulling people in the driver's seat into a false sense of security -- and even to sleep. One way to keep people alert may be providing distractions that are now illegal. That was one surprising finding when researchers put Stanford University students in a simulated self-driving car to study how they reacted when their robo-chauffer needed help.
The Guardian newspaper in the United Kingdom reports that Raleigh-based PrecisionHawk is developing a new air traffic control system for drones.
Analysis: Competition between two tech giants with a major presence in RTP is heating up as NetApp launches a new campaign targeting EMC, reports analyst Stephen Belanger. IBM, HP and Dell also are mounting more pressure on NetApp, he says.
If you missed the Executive Exchange on Sept. 29, catch up with keynotes from SAS's Jim Davis, AT&T's Venessa Harrison and the panel discussion about local companies and researchers bringing the connected world home.
Technology Business Research, Inc.'s 2Q15 Devices and Platforms Benchmark illustrates how wearables will disrupt the device landscape as consumer mindshare and revenue shift from PCs and smartphones.
The Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina, owners of Research Triangle Park, announced Thursday that it has raised $50 million to invest in the 100-acre Park Center Development, the park's first major expansion. Work will begin in January.
Durham County Commissioners approved $20 million in backing for the Park Center project intended to help refresh Research Triangle Park with the type of urban campus increasing popular among tech companies. The Park Centre project, for instance, includes plans for residential, retail and restaurants, two hotels and an on-site food market.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is "A wide ranging technology quickly expanding to more aspects of our lives and our economy, Venessa Harrison, AT&T president for North Carolina told the WRAL Executive Exchange IoT event Tuesday morning.
The Internet of Things, already a $665.8 billion dollar business, is slated to hit $1.7 trillion dollars by 2020. "That's a lot of new stuff to take advantage of," Jim Davis of SAS told a full house at WRAL's Executive Exchange Internet of Things event Tuesday morning.
WRAL TechWire's Executive Exchange series took on the burgeoning 'Internet of Things' Sept. 29, 2015. A group of about 100 Insiders heard from Jim Davis, senior vice president and chief marketing officer for SAS, Venessa Hoffman, president of AT&T NC, and a panel representing industry, non-profit and research sectors about applications in business and the home and how connectivity is already changing lives.