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So many connected machines, so little time

You've heard me say it before. And I'll say it again. The Internet of Things will change our world. FierceMobileIT has put together a brief history of IoT to show you just how far we've come.

A brief history of the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things, or IoT, promises to revolutionize the way we do business as well as the way we live our lives. Here is a brief IoT history to help you understand where we have come from and where we may be going.

Tablet production to grow 25% this year, predicts IHS

Despite concerns that the tablet growth might slow, IHS Technology is forecasting that tablet production will surge 25 percent this year compared with last year. Overall, IHS expects production of connected devices will top 6 billion units this year.

IoT products, services to add $1.9 trillion to world economy by 2020, predicts Gartner

Internet of Things product and service suppliers are expected to generate incremental revenue of more than $300 billion in 2020, adding $1.9 trillion in global economic value-add by then, forecasts market research firm Gartner.

News Scan: 30B connected devices by 2020; US adults divided on wearable tech; more

Quick takes on mobile IT news for Monday, 11/11 including: Connected device predictions by 2020, U.S. adult opinions on wearable tech devices, the inventor of Apple's Siri has a new project for Samsung, Leap's downfall and China Mobile's astounding profit.

Trustwave SpiderLabs uncovers pooper snooper

Trustwave SpiderLabs has uncovered a security hole in a new line of high-tech Japanese toilets that enables a hacker to gain control of the automated features, such as self-raising seats and defecation monitoring.

AT&T focusing on enterprise M2M apps

One of the hottest topics at last month's CTIA Wireless 2011 trade show was machine-to-machine communications, and, according to many analysts, the sector is finally maturing. The maturity brings

Mobile operators to study remote activated M2M devices

The GSM Association (GSMA) formed a mobile operators group that will look at creating subscriber identity modules (SIMs) capable of being embedded and remotely activated in electronic devices. The

Global IP wireless standard key to connected machine innovation

SAN FRANCISCO--The message during today's keynote addresses at the CTIA Enterprise & Applications trade show was around connected machines--refrigerators, energy grids and even tractors, but as

HP: webOS will show up in a number of connected devices

Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) CEO Mark Hurd gave some more details pertaining to its plans for Palm's webOS once the $1.2 billion acquisition is complete. During a conference call with analysts