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Security could be the difference between an IoT dream and nightmare

The Internet of Things promises to transform the way things are done in the enterprise – vastly increased efficiency at substantially reduced costs. Yet, if enterprises don't get out in front of the security risks that thousands if not millions of connected devices will pose, they will soon find their IoT dream has turned into an IoT nightmare.

Spotlight: Amazon makes Alexa available in developer preview

Amazon is making its Alexa voice service available in developer preview to hobbyists and hardware makers who want to integrate Alexa into connected devices.

Smartwatches dominate enterprise wearable interest, 451 Research found

We've reported that wearables like smartwatches and smartglasses have enterprise potential, and now there are more statistics to back that up.

Spotlight: AT&T Mobility sees rapid rise in connected devices

AT&T Mobility said it has seen rapid growth in connected device connections last year.

IT managers beware, IoT is coming

IT leaders will have their hands full with the Internet of Things in the coming years, according to Vernon Turner, senior vice president of research at IDC.

Lowe's takes steps to change IoT business model

Brick-and-mortar retailer Lowe's Home Improvement may have more influence on the Internet of Things than you think, according to a  Forbes  contributor.

Infographic: Mobile app usage set to explode

Mobile app downloads are expected to soar to 269 billion by 2017, up from 180 billion this year, according to stats compiled by Forbes and Statista in an infographic.

When machines attack

With 50 billion connected devices expected by 2020, the potential for harnessing these devices to launch large-scale distributed denial of service attacks is huge.

Black Hat: Will any talks be left?

I'm donning my Black Hat this week. I hope to hear at least a few of the talks, assuming they haven't been pulled from the agenda by the time I show up at the meeting room.

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.