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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.

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.