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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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
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