Posts tagged “Internet of Things”

August 11, 2016

Premium Lock Report: Public cloud spending to double, hitting $195B by 2020

In the cloud Good news for Red Hat, IBM, Cisco, Oracle and all those other firms focused on "cloud" computing: Business is going to get even better in terms of cloud-related software and services.

August 10, 2016

Premium Lock RIoT takes Internet of Things message to Charlotte

Calling themselves the "RIoTers," the organizers of the North Carolina Regional Internet of Things took their IoT message to Charlotte last week. And they found a big, receptive audience, as Matthew Davis reports for WRAL TechWire.

Some 280 people pack RIoT event in Charlotte Some 280 people pack RIoT event in Charlotte

August 9, 2016

Premium Lock Report: Insurance policies driving smarthome IoT device growth

Home owners with broadband are increasingly likely to own smarthome devices connected to the Internet of Things, says a new report. And insurance policies are a big reason.

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August 9, 2016

Premium Lock NCSU picks seven projects for innovation funding

Innovation North Carolina State University has announced that seven projects will receive support from its Chancellor's Innovation Fund (CIF) in fiscal year 2017. The funding will help NC State researchers move innovative discoveries from the lab bench to the marketplace, in areas ranging from the development of new antibiotics to the creation of faster, more accurate medical diagnostic tools.

August 8, 2016

Premium Lock IBM Watson saves a life: What's next, robot doctors? (Plus: Video)

IBM's Watson recently successfully diagnosed a life-threatening disease that doctors in Japan had not been able to figure out. It's being called the "greatest feat yet" for Watson, which IBM is making available for more medical projects. So, are robot doctors coming?

Updated August 8, 2016

Premium Lock Google self-driving car exec quits; former Bell Labs' new life; cancer drug failure; Buffett's profits; FBI encryption dialogue

In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: A top exec in Google's autonomous cars effort quits; there is new life for the old Bell Labs complex; a cancer drug fails in tests; Berkshire Hathaway profits soar; and the FBI director wants a dialog about encryption.

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August 5, 2016

Premium Lock Inside Oracle's NetSuite acquisition: Cloud dominance ahead?

Oracle Analysis: Oracle's acquisition-paved road to cloud dominance runs through cloud ERP powerhouse NetSuite, which has a Triangle connection having acquired Durham-based Bronto in 2015 for $200 million. Plus, Oracle has a major operation in RTP built around its buying of Tekelec.

August 5, 2016

Premium Lock Jeep hackers return to Black Hat with scarier method + AWS threat, more headlines

Black Hat A pair of well-known hackers has found another way to take control of a Jeep Cherokee -- this time while it's moving at high speed. They reported the news at the annual Black Hat havers convention. Plus: An Amazon Web Services threat and more headlines from the event.

August 4, 2016

Premium Lock IBM's argument for augmented, not artificial, intelligence

In a response to an Obama administration request for information about how best to approach development of artificial intelligence, IBM researchers chose to stress what they can "augmented human intelligence." Here's a look at what they wrote.

Updated August 4, 2016

Premium Lock Hacking smart lighting, stealing PINs, point of sale hacks: News from Black Hat 2016

Black Hat Thousands of hackers and other cybersecurity professionals converged on Las Vegas this week for the annual Black Hat conference. Among the interesting topics: Can smart bulbs and smart lighting systems be hacked?

August 3, 2016

Premium Lock Inside 'Area 404:' Why Facebook built own hardware lab + photo tour

"Moving faster with more collaboration" is how Facebook explains the need for its "Area 404" hardware development lab that it unveiled on Wednesday. Read what Facebook executives have to say about the lab. Plus: Lots of photos

A 5-axis water jet inside Facebook's Aarea 404 A 5-axis water jet inside Facebook's Aarea 404

Updated August 2, 2016

Premium Lock PrecisionHawk offering privacy report, line-of-sight data in White House drone extravaganza

PrecisionHawk, the Raleigh-based startup that's quickly emerging as a leader in the booming drone industry, is receiving plenty of publicity White House style today.

Line of sight for drone safety Line of sight for drone safety

August 2, 2016

Premium Lock Drone data report advocates 'privacy by design'

Future of Privacy Forum In all the hype and amid the explosion of demand for drones from hobbyists to racers to giants such as Amazon seeking to create package delivery via unmanned aerial vehicles, an overlooked subject is data. What happens to all the information gathered by these high-tech systems? Raleigh-based PrecisionHawk isn't overlooking data security and privacy.

August 2, 2016

Premium Lock Tesla buying SolarCity for $2.6B + Video: Tesla's autonomous robot at work

Tesla said Monday it will buy solar panel maker SolarCity Corp. in an all-stock deal worth $2.6 billion. The deal must still be approved by the government and shareholders at both companies. It's expected to close in the fourth quarter if it goes through. Plus: Watch a video of an autonomous robot at work in Tesla's new battery factory.

August 2, 2016

Premium Lock Verizon buys fleet management software firm for $2.4B

Verizon   ​Verizon said Monday that it plans to pay about $2.4 billion to buy Fleetmatics, which makes software used by cable companies, energy providers and others to manage their fleets of vehicles.

Updated July 26, 2016

Premium Lock Consumers prefer connected new cars

Connected car New car buyers globally look for connected vehicles, with advanced driver assistance systems most popular and embedded navigation and weather apps also sought.

July 20, 2016

Premium Lock Emerging tech will boost industry revenue to new highs

Drones Broader adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) and enthusiasm for emerging technology will drive the U.S. consumer technology industry to new highs in retail and wholesale revenue as emerging tech categories push the entire industry forward,according to the Consumer Technology Association's (CTA) semi-annual forecast.

Updated July 19, 2016

Premium Lock NC RIoT is taking its Internet of Things message to Charlotte

NC RIoT North Carolina Regional Internet of Things, or NC RIoT, is expanding its footprint to Charlotte with an upcoming program in the Queen City. NC RIoT co-founder Matthew Davis talks about the move and what the group sees as North Carolina's new economic opportunity.

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