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The Internet of Bling: PTC Acquires Axeda

by Eric Goodness  |  July 28, 2014

Last Wednesday, PTC announced that the company signed a definitive agreement to acquire Axeda Corporation. Axeda is a small software and services company with outsized visibility in the market to...

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Why China’s Smart Cities need to be Green Cities

by Bettina Tratz  |  May 21, 2014

In my recent business travel to China I have come to meet the country’s growing ecological drive and awareness. China is known globally for its bad air and water pollution...

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Operational Technology Security - Focus on Securing Industrial Control and Automation Systems

by Earl Perkins  |  March 14, 2014

In a previous blog, I wrote of the terminology that we use when describing security for the Internet of Things, or IoT ("Getting Past the Word Games to Secure the...

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Digital Commerce and The Internet of Things

by Allen Weiner  |  March 6, 2014

Let me start off my stating how little I like the term “Internet of Things.” My take is that this phrase—which represents the grand concept of using IP technology to...

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Securing The Internet of Things-- Some Not-So-Obvious Concerns

by Earl Perkins  |  January 20, 2014

Some of you no doubt noticed that Google announced their intention to buy a company known as Nest Labs for $3.2B U.S., one of their largest acquisitions ever. This blog...

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Playing with my Pebble Smart Watch

by Andrew White  |  December 13, 2013

Two weeks ago I took delivery of my new Pebble.  I know this is an early example of a “smart watch” but I just had to give it a try. ...

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Smart Citizen Need to trust the Internet of Things in Smart Cities

by Bettina Tratz  |  November 28, 2013

Don’t you sometimes wish you had services that would be tailored to your specific needs for a very specific situation? Just think about how people live in communities and cities,...

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Raspberry PI & Securing the DIY Internet of Things

by Erik Heidt  |  September 3, 2013

(Note, if you know what a PI is and just want to jumpstart the security posture of your device, skip to How do I secure this thing?) What is a...

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Wearable Electronics at CES

by Angela Mcintyre  |  January 15, 2013

I was looking out for wearable electronics at CES. Here are some that caught my attention… Aftershokz (www.aftershokz.com) - bone (tissue) conduction headset sits in front of the ear. Let’s...

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From Mood Rings to the Cloud

by Angela Mcintyre  |  November 11, 2011

An example of technology, once a kids’ fad, which will increase data traffic in the Cloud My daughter turned nine recently, and with her birthday money she chose to buy...

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