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Industrial Internet Consortium teams up with blockchain-focused security group

A merger between a prominent industrial IoT umbrella group and a blockchain-centered corporate membership program highlights a new focus on bringing finished IoT solutions to market.

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Ultra Wideband (UWB) explained (and why it’s in the iPhone 11)

Ultra Wideband and IoT devices hold the promise of more precise location services as well as secure access to a myriad of systems. The technology, which has been around for years, is built into the latest iPhones.

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Blockchain/IoT integration accelerates, hits a 'sweet spot'

IoT and blockchain may be a natural fit, but it will still take five to 10 years before kinks are worked out and the two technologies can reach their full potential, according to Gartner.

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For IT pros, adding blockchain skills can pad your paycheck – by a lot

Beefing up on skills around blockchain development, management or engineering can earn techies some big bucks above their current salary.

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What's big in IT tech for the coming year

From data centers to the edge to the WAN, 2020 promises to be an active year for enterprise-technology development

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What is Shodan? The search engine for everything on the internet

Defenders find this simple tool valuable for finding vulnerable devices attached to the web that need to be secured.

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IoT in 2020: The awkward teenage years

The internet of things will see more growth in 2020, along with more growing pains - security, lack of complete solutions

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What is edge computing and why it matters

With deployments of IoT devices and the arrival of 5G fast wireless, placing compute and analytics close to where data is created is making the case for edge computing.

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Forrester: Edge computing is about to bloom

2020 is set to be a “breakout year” for edge computing technology, according to the latest research from Forrester Research

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What is a botnet? When IoT devices attack

Most consumers don't consider security when purchasing IoT devices. Yet botnet attacks can be devastating, impacting large portions of the internet. Learn how to prevent botnets in this video.

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Big Four carriers want to rule IoT by simplifying it

A look at some of the pros and cons of IoT services from AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon

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Juniper set to reinforce edge, cloud technologies

Juniper is expected to detail a number of trends and directions but perhaps the most important development is the vendor’s further integration of technology it bought from Mist in March for $405 million.

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Watson IoT chief: AI can broaden IoT services

IBM’s Kareem Yusuf talks smart maintenance systems, workforce expertise and some IoT use cases you might not have thought of.

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IoT roundup: VMware, Nokia beef up their IoT

A powerful IoT networking technology used by the major carriers continues to gain ground, Congress makes noise about training for federal workers, and a prominent researcher warns of trouble ahead.

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What does Libra mean for the future of cryptocurrency?

Amid concern from regulators and Libra Association members alike, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified to Congress about plans for his company's planned digital currency, Libra. He revealed Libra will not roll out until U.S....

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Will cryptocurrency ever become mainstream?

Seven huge companies have bowed out of the association in charge of overseeing Facebook’s new cryptocurrency, Libra. While it doesn’t bode well for the cryptocurrency’s rollout, it doesn’t mean all hope is lost. Juliet discusses if,...

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Gartner: 10 infrastructure trends you need to know

Gartner’s look at the top infrastructure and operational trends reflect offshoots of technologies – such as cloud computing, automation and networking advances the company’s analysts have talked about many times before.

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Cisco pushes 5G to hasten industrial IoT

Cisco says it expects rapid future development of 5G mobile technology will be a boon for industrial IoT use cases

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