Category Archives: Internet of Things

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

After Years Of Warnings, Internet Of Things Devices To Blame For Big Internet Attack

By Steven Melendez On Friday, a series of massive distributed denial of service attacks disrupted access to major internet services including GitHub, Twitter, Spotify, and Netflix. The attackers apparently used tens of thousands of hacked internet of things devices—household appliances … Continue reading

Posted in Big Data, Cyber security, Hacking, Internet of Things, Technology

Forget Data Scientists – Make Everyone Data Savvy

by Bernard Marr Many companies are putting massive focus on recruiting the rare beasts that are data scientists. But in doing so, they often forget the need for creating a much more data savvy culture overall. You don’t have to … Continue reading

Posted in Big Data, Cyber security, Hacking, Internet of Things, Technology