Posts tagged “Internet of Things”

June 7, 2016

Premium Lock Hybrid IoT analytics from Cisco, IBM: It's a winner for customers

Analysis: In announcing an Internet of Things-focused analytics partnership, Cisco and IBM are putting together a winning program, says Technology Business Research Analyst Ezra Gottheil in an in-depth review.

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June 6, 2016

Premium Lock How safe are smart car apps? Hack sets off alarms

Mobile Apps The hacking of a Mitsubishi Outlander hybrid car in the U.K. is setting off more alarms about the safety and security of WiFi smart car apps as well as other devices in the Internet of Things or the "systems of systems." How secure are your apps? What needs to be done? An expert speaks out.

Updated June 6, 2016

Premium Lock Private moon mission; Pfizer insider trading; making human DNA; Nest CEO out

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and science news: The U.S. reportedly will OK a private space mission to Moon; analyst arrested for insider trading in Pfizer case; scientists propose making human DNA; and Nest's CEO is out.

Updated June 3, 2016

Premium Lock Wearable future: A look at conductive inks and e-textiles

A look at the future trends in wearables technology: Conductive inks and e-textiles. This is a complex space since conductive inks are one of many approaches being concurrently developed for e-textiles. To name a few, these approaches include metal cabling, textile cabling, conducting knits, conductive wovens, conductive inks.

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Updated June 2, 2016

Premium Lock IBM, Cisco take Watson IoT analytics to networks

IBM and Cisco will work jointly to take Watson supercomputer-powered analytics to devices linked to networks, thus providing real-time analysis of what's occurring across networks.

June 2, 2016

Premium Lock Inside IBM-Cisco IoT deal: Execs speak out from both firms

A big Internet of Things analytics partnership unites two of the Triangle's largest tech players: IBM and Cisco. In blog posts, executives from each firm spell out what they believe the deal means for enterprises looking to capitalize on Internet of Things opportunities.

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Updated June 2, 2016

Premium Lock Video: Elon Musk on humans to Mars, autonomous cars

Tech mogul Elon Musk says he plans to go into space himself, expects people on Mars within nine years, and sees Apple - not Google - as a competitor in autonomous cars.

June 2, 2016

Premium Lock Video, slides: VC Mary Meeker forecasts Internet trends

Mary Meeker of venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers is widely respected for her in-depth analysis of Internet and technology trends. And on Wednesday she laid out the future in a slide deck numbering more than 200. Here's where to read - and watch - more.

June 2, 2016

Premium Lock E-textiles: Wearables' emerging future is conformal, clothing-based

E-textiles are coming. The first generation of wearable devices are constructed using mature, rigid technologies put inside a new box that can be worn. These are often bulky devices that are not truly wearable in the sense that our clothes are. But new conformal, clothing-based components are emerging.

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Updated June 2, 2016

Premium Lock Inside Citrix: Emerging from reorg, a new strategy, new portfolio

Analysis: Citrix, which has a major presence in Raleigh where its Citrix business group is based, is emerging from a year-long reorganization with a new portfolio of products and revised strategy, say Technology Business Research analysts.

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Updated June 1, 2016

Premium Lock IBM acquiring Israeli firm that evolves legacy enterprise apps

IBM plans to acquire EZSource, an Israel-based tech firm focusing on understanding and changing legacy enterprise applications to help clients embrace cloud, mobile and cognitive computing. With customers worldwide, EZSource says is speeds up and simplifies the process for adapting applications.

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May 25, 2016

Premium Lock Tech links: IBM's cognitive dress; Cisco cloud phone; Watson on Twilio; GSK lung drug success; Lenovo Moto Z

In today's roundup of Tech Links, taking you to important stories affecting tech in the Triangle: Check out the "cognitive dress" designed in part by IBM's Watson; see a YouTube video about the fashion project; read about Cisco's cloud phone; find out about new Watson services for developers at Twilio, GSK gets good news on a potential lung drug; and Lenovo trademarks Moto Z.

Updated May 25, 2016

Premium Lock IBM aims for more collaboration with center at NCSU's Centennial Campus

IBM is opening what it calls at Education Collaboration Center on N.C. State's Centennial Campus, saying it wants to work with faculty and students to "make a difference in the world." The tech giant says it is providing a mix of gifts, equipment and services worth $30 million.

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Updated May 24, 2016

Premium Lock 'Wow:' Quintiles takes vivid VR plunge to improve digital health

Darrell Pryor, news photographer for WRAL TV, utters a "wow" and smiles as he removes the virtual reality goggles during the first VR demo given by Quintiles to news media about its new VR initiative. But Quintiles isn't playing games. It's aiming to improve the clinical trials process and digital health. "We feel we are out there at the edge," says the Quintiles exec leading the VR charge. "People come out of the experience different." Indeed, they do.

May 23, 2016

Premium Lock Inside Cisco: Look for more acquisitions to drive cloud growth

Analysis: Expect Cisco to acquire hybrid cloud management and orchestration software and expand its hyperconverged solutions to effectively compete with HPE, Dell, EMC and Nutanix. So believe analysts Andrew Smith and Patrick Filkins at Technology Business Research break down what's happening inside Cisco in the last of a three-part review.

May 20, 2016

Premium Lock Tech links: 'Watson' at Moogest; free Cisco IoT training; AT&T connects cars; Red Hat bitcoin; Epic grants; China drug prices

High tech In today's tech Links roundup of news affecting Triangle companies: IBM's Watson at Moogfest; Cisco plans free IoT training online; AT&T links cars and data; Red Hat offers more details on its bitoin initiative; Epic Games awards $75,000 in grants; and China slashes prices for GSK, AstraZeneca drugs.

May 19, 2016

Premium Lock Researcher: Google playing catch-up in Internet of Things

New products, gizmos, devices and services touted at Google I/O 2016 demonstrate that the global tech giant is playing from behind in trying to capitalize on the rapidly emerging Internet of Things, says a U.K. researcher of all things IoT.

Updated May 19, 2016

Premium Lock Inside Cisco's earnings: Diversified portfolio enables growth

Cisco's headquarters      Analysis: Cisco's traditional core business of network hardware declines but growth in a diversified portfolio of offerings such as security and collaboration are enabling growth, says Technology Business Research analyst Patrick Filkins.

Updated May 19, 2016

Premium Lock Google echoes Amazon's Echo, opens VR door + Recap of major announcements

Google is showing off a new smart-home speaker, a virtual reality system called Daydream and a chat service called Allo during its annual conference that serves as a launching pad for its latest products and innovations.

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Updated May 18, 2016

Premium Lock Inside Cisco: New engineering structure to drive cloud innovation

Chuck Robbins  Analysis: Tech investors will be watching Cisco, which reports its latest earnings this week. Beyond quarterly data, however, a new engineering structure is crucial going forward. Analysts Andrew Smith and Patrick Filkins at Technology Business Research break down what's happening inside Cisco in part two of a three-part review.

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