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IBM X-Force Red takes on IoT security testing

IBM X-Force Red takes on IoT security testing

In a move that demonstrates the increasing importance of IoT security , the IBM X-Force Red team will now offer connected car and IoT security testing services, IBM announced yesterday. IBM X-Force Red is a global network of hundreds of security professionals launched by IBM last year to help businesses proactively discover vulnerabilities in computer networks, hardware and software, as …

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SK Telecom makes light of random numbers for IoT applications

SK Telecom makes light of random numbers for IoT applications

Quantum random number generator in a 5 mm chip Quantum random number generators aren’t new, but one small enough to provide practical security for Internet of Things applications is interesting. That’s what South Korean telco SK Telecom reckons its boffins have created, embedding a full quantum random number generator (QRNG) in a 5x5mm chip. The company’s pitch is that QRNGs …

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Introducing the Developer Plan

Introducing the Developer Plan

At Hologram, we believe cellular connectivity is the future of ubiquitous, secure IoT communication. Unfortunately, up until now, cellular connectivity for IoT has been riddled with high barriers to entry. As one of the largest software-defined cellular networks for IoT, Hologram is on a mission to remove these barriers. Today I’m stoked to share the latest barrier we’re removing, the …

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IoT toolset to “eliminate” development lag

IoT toolset to “eliminate” development lag

Toolset consists of multiple components, including the world’s first 64-bit quad embedded computer with built-in 4G/3G/2G IoT projects don’t always succeed with long completion times cited as a primary reason Blink’r, a start-up that designs hardware and software tools to empower and enable innovation for the Internet of Things (IoT), has announced its “Internet in a module” toolset that aims …

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IoT Growth Slower Than Expected

IoT Growth Slower Than Expected

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – The Internet of Things is not growing as fast as expected but it is growing thanks to more integrated parts and low power networks, an analyst said. Fueling the engines, Andes Technology announced four new cores for IoT gateways and other uses. The IoT market won’t hit a run rate of a billion units a year …

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Momenta raises $46M Series B for its self-driving car software

Momenta raises $46M Series B for its self-driving car software

Beijing-based Momenta announced this morning that it raised a $46 million Series B round led by NIO Capital , Sequoia Capital China and Hillhouse Capital . Momenta produces self-driving car software that applies deep learning to mapping, path planning and object recognition problems. Shunwei Capital , Sinovation Ventures , Unity Ventures and Daimler also participated in the round. Quite a …

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How The Internet Of Things Is Digitizing Agriculture & Speeding Up Rural Development In India

How The Internet Of Things Is Digitizing Agriculture & Speeding Up Rural Development In India

We are amidst exciting times as we experience machines thinking, talking and adding value to how individuals engage with the world in their daily lives. With over 20 billion internet-connected devices expected to run by 2020, the deluge of data streams from these devices would warrant the use of edge computing, sophisticated analytics and AI. Innovative interplay of such technologies …

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Artificial Intelligence and Learned Intermediaries

Artificial Intelligence and Learned Intermediaries

In the July 7, 2017, “Artificial Intelligence” issue of Science , we were intrigued by a short piece in the “Insights” section on “Artificial Intelligence in Research” that discussed the future use of autonomous robots in surgery. Surgeonless surgery would “allow[] work around the clock with higher productivity, accuracy, and efficiency as well as shorter hospital stays and faster recovery.” …

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Where is IoT headed?

Where is IoT headed?

Credit: Thinkstock A recent survey of IEEE engineers reveals some interesting insights into the Internet of Things (IoT)—both challenges and expectations. Commissioned by Northeastern University Silicon Valley, the survey asked the engineers to answer nine questions about IoT development and deployment. Some of the answers might surprise you. While still in its infancy, the IoT is poised to change our …

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Hologram Announces the World’s Largest LTE Software-Defined Cellular Network for IoT

Hologram Announces the World’s Largest LTE Software-Defined Cellular Network for IoT

CHICAGO–( BUSINESS WIRE )–Today, technology company Hologram announces availability of the world’s largest LTE software-defined global cellular network to enable connectivity for the next generation of IoT devices and smart machines. The software-defined global network provides access to 600 cellular networks worldwide and is configurable through Hologram’s programmable network and APIs. The new network introduces micro pricing options down to …

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