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June 30, 2016
The IoT Reality is getting Closer and Closer Comcast is Buying a ..

Comcast’s announcement on buying a big chunk of the software assets of Icontrol (already used by Comcast in Xfinity’s home control) is another possible sign that the IoT space is getting sensible.  In fact, it’s two signs in one deal, and these could reinforce the trend toward a logical model of IoT that I blogged on earlier.  If that happens, we could [...]

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June 30, 2016
When we talk about IoT we are not just Talking about Connected ..

IoT software impacts everyone Every department wants to play. Service wants to up its game with predictive maintenance. Designers want to see every sensor reading to guide their plans for the next version. Warranty processing wants legally defensible records of out-of-specification use. Sales want to offer new features via over-the-air upgrades. Legal want the startup sequence to be controlled by the sales contract, so that [...]

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June 30, 2016
Snap pakages From Ubuntu is designed to take charge of Linux desktop ..

Of course, as Matthew Garrett, a former Linux kernel developer and CoreOS security developer, has pointed out: If you use Snap with an insecure program, such as the X11 window system, you don't actually gain any security. Shuttleworth agrees with Garrett but points out that you can control how Snap applications interact with the rest of this system. So, for example, a web browser can [...]

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June 30, 2016
There is a lot of Security Concerns in the Future of Smart ..

In the ideal smart home scenario users would be able to take a pick'n'mix approach, choosing devices from different vendors to suit their needs. At present, though, concerns over data security and iteroperability favour a single vendor platform strategy. Nick Brown, principal software architect at US smart home provider Vivint, says his company is closer to the "Apple model" than the DIY one, providing a [...]

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June 28, 2016
C3 Energy expanded itself to C3 IoT

Silicon Valley stalwart Tom Siebel has spent four decades developing enterprise software, beginning as an early executive at Oracle and later founding CRM software company Siebel Systems, which Oracle acquired in 2006. In 2009, he launched C3 Energy in order to help utility companies and grid operators better manage data and systems as they transition to smart grid technology. As such, C3 Energy was an Internet of [...]

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June 28, 2016
Basho Technologies Released Basho Riak Ts Version 1.3

Basho Technologies has announced the latest release of Basho Riak TS, version 1.3. Riak TS is an enterprise-grade NoSQL database optimized for Internet of Things (IoT). The open source version enables developers to download the software for free and use it in production as well as make contributions to the code and develop applications around Riak TS. Enhancements to Riak TS make it quick, easy and [...]

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June 28, 2016
Cyber Security Not a what-if Discussion anymore for Automakers but a real ..

Since last summer, automakers in Detroit have been losing sleep over two vexing issues: Over-the-Air (OTA) software/firmware updates and cyber-security for connected cars. First, OTA is a big unknown to carmakers who have traditionally depended on service visits to dealerships for software updates. Only a few automakers have OTA update capabilities, and only Tesla can remotely update all safety-critical systems on its entire fleet. [...]

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