Category Archives: Internet of Things

The quiet threat inside ‘internet of things’ devices

By Charles T. Harry of The Conversation, republished in The Next Web – As Americans increasingly buy and install smart devices in their homes, all those cheap interconnected devices create new security problems for individuals and society as a whole. … Continue reading

Posted in Big Data, Botnets, Internet of Things, Technology, Thought-Provoking Analysis

The Impact of Disruption on Connected Experiences: from Roadways to the Skies

By Evan Kirstel on LinkedIn The Internet of Things (IoT) has evolved the way consumers, businesses and governments communicate, collaborate, and process key information and data. This idea of connected everything has become commonplace, from consumer applications, like smart home devices, … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Internet of Things, Thought-Provoking Analysis

Technological Paranoia Is Real: Facebook Is Not The Only Company Watching You

By Maria Loreto of The Fresh Toast Facebook is under fire due to the Cambridge Analytica scandal, in which an app called “thisisyourdigitalife” shared the private information of over 50 million people. But Facebook isn’t the only company that’s had … Continue reading

Posted in Big Data, Cambridge Analytica, Facebook, Hacking, Internet of Things, Technology

Future wars will be fought with physical and cyber robots: Get ready for the Internet of Battle Things

by Katyanna Quach of the Register (UK) A US Army researcher believes that wars will be fought with human soldiers commanding a team of physical and cyber robots to create a network of “Internet of Battle Things” in the future. … Continue reading

Posted in Artificial Intelligence, Controversial, Internet of Things, Robots, war

Internet of Things gets its zombie apocalypse, and this is just the beginning

By Adario Strange Winter is here. The Internet of Things (IoT) winter, that is.  All those digital routers, DVRs, “smart” kitchen appliances and IP-enabled cameras you assumed were innocuous as they worked away in the background of your life are … Continue reading

Posted in Big Data, Hacking, Internet of Things, Ransomware, Technology