Posts tagged “Internet of Things”

January 13, 2016

Premium Lock Informatica completes management reshuffle, formally announces ex-SAS exec as CMO

Big data firm Informatica, which has a growing footprint in the Triangle, has completed its management shakeup after going private last summer. Former SAS Chief Marketing Officer Jim Davis is part of the big four in changes that include a permanent title for the CEO, a new board chair and a new chief financial officer.

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January 13, 2016

Premium Lock IBM leads patents for 23rd straight year; Amazon and US firms surge

IBM Watson avatar     IBM produced 7,355 U.S. patents in 2015, leading the way in intellectual property protection and development for the 23rd consecutive year. Leading the effort: More than 2,000 patents in cognitive and cloud computing. Amazon, meanwhile, is surging. And U.S. firms make up the highest percentage of the top 50 firms in a decade.

January 13, 2016

Premium Lock Cloud, analytics, digital tech forcing major consulting firms to make acquisitions, partner up

Information technology  The rapid changes in emerging technologies compel benchmarked vendors in Technology Business Research's Management Consulting Benchmark report such as Deloitte, PwC, EY and IBM to acquire or partner to remain competitive.

Updated January 13, 2016

Premium Lock If you think drones are a passing fad, you had better think again

If you're used to thinking of drones as a passing fad, last week's CES gadget show should give you second thoughts.

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January 13, 2016

Premium Lock Tests show self-driving cars still need help; consumer group wants more info

Futuristic self-driving cars traveling along California roads have needed plenty of old-fashioned human intervention to stay safe. And a consumer group wants more information about what's happening.

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January 8, 2016

Premium Lock You can set up your smart home now - if you're tenacious

‚ÄčA fully automated home is still years away, but the building blocks are already here: the phone that turns on the coffee maker from the bedroom, the thermostat that controls the lights when you're away, the window shades that lift when you say "good morning."

"Learning Thermostat" "Learning Thermostat"

Updated January 8, 2016

Premium Lock At CES: A seeing, smart Segway; exercise to charge devices; safer visual chat; smart charging pads

New products, technology and gadgets are producing plenty of headlines at the world's biggest tech show - here's the latest from CES in Las Vegas. Plus, links to stories about the Research Triangle presence in Las Vegas.

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Updated January 8, 2016

Premium Lock Lenovo, Google to develop first 3D augmented reality smartphone

Make believe that your smartphone screen is a "magic window" that navigates you through a mall with 3D sensors or immerses you in a 3D game. Instead of taking photos or navigating the web or using apps you get an augmented reality tour. That's the future of a smartphone being developed jointly by Lenovo and Google in a project announced late Thursday. Triangle developers are involved.

A Project Tango prototype A Project Tango prototype

Updated January 7, 2016

Premium Lock Report: The hottest IoT disruptors, trends to watch in 2016

Internet  As the Internet of Things tsunami continues to build toward what Cisco and other companies forecast as a multi-trillion-dollar opportunity, research firm Parks Associates is out with a new report about what its analysts believe are the hottest IoT trends for 2016.

January 7, 2016

Premium Lock At CES: FAA's drone app; a passenger drone; smart football; IBM on thinking apps. robots; a fat-burning app

New products, technology and gadgets are producing plenty of headlines at the world's biggest tech show - here's the latest from CES in Las Vegas. Plus, links to seven stories about the Research Triangle presence in Las Vegas.

Oculus Rift VR headset to cost $599 Oculus Rift VR headset to cost $599

January 6, 2016

Premium Lock Latest at CES: Keeping wearables juiced; ordering from the fridge

New products, technology and gadgets are already producing plenty of headlines at the world's biggest tech show - here's the latest from CES in Las Vegas.

Samsung's smart fridge unveiled at CES Samsung's smart fridge unveiled at CES

Updated January 6, 2016

Premium Lock NC RIoT taking big Triangle Internet of Things message to CES

North Carolina is the home for cutting-edge research in wireless development and in pushing the edges for Internet of Things development - That's the message the Wake Forest-based Wireless Research Center of North Carolina as well as the NC RIoT organization and six Triangle firms are taking to CES, the world's biggest tech show.

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Updated January 5, 2016

Premium Lock Latest at CES: AT&T's smart cities; mirrorless cars; Fitbit adds tools; Under Armour wearables

New products, technology and gadgets are already producing plenty of headlines at the world's biggest tech show - here's the latest from CES in Las Vegas.

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January 5, 2016

Premium Lock Raleigh startup's map plots Bluetooth 'beacons' across US

Reveal Mobile, a Raleigh-based firm focused on helping clients maximize advertising results through mobile location-based services, has launched a digital map that plots the location of Bluetooth "beacons" through which clients offers goods and services.

Tracking Bluetooth beacons by Reveal Mobile Tracking Bluetooth beacons by Reveal Mobile

Updated January 5, 2016

Premium Lock The latest at CES: A smart oven; cleaning robot; smarter cars and more

New products, technology and gadgets are already producing plenty of headlines at the world's biggest tech show - here's the latest from CES in Las Vegas.

Prepping for the big show Prepping for the big show

January 4, 2016

Premium Lock The latest on gadgets at CES: Orders to begin for Oculus VR headset

From the latest on virtual reality headsets to Windows 10 on more than 200 million devices to Ford's backing of Apple and Google car technology - here's the latest from the CES show in Las Vegas.

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Updated January 1, 2016

Premium Lock Inside the new HPE: Discovering the new in the old HP

At the recent Hewlett Packard Enterprise Discover event in London, executives laid out their vision for the new HP, built on the split of the tech giant into services and hardware. Technology Business Research Analyst Cassandra Mooshian liked what she saw and heard.

The new HPE and top exec Meg Whitman The new HPE and top exec Meg Whitman

Updated December 31, 2015

Premium Lock Vivek Wadhwa: Here's how Apple's Trojan horse will eat the credit card industry

Vivek Wadhwa Analysis: Apple Pay is a threat to banks and credit cards, writes former Triangle entrepreneur-turned-academic and author Vivek Wadhwa. How so? He explains in detail, describing Apple Pay as a Trojan horse.

December 28, 2015

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Updated December 25, 2015

Premium Lock Vivek Wadhwa: Forget recalls, it's toy hacking you should be concerned about

Vivek Wadhwa Analysis: As more toys become connected to the Internet, how many have lax security? And how many millions, or hundreds of millions, of children are in danger due to it?

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