Internet of Things

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Hackers see IoT devices as easy, lucrative targets, says AT&T

As more companies look to Internet of Things devices and platforms to improve efficiency and reduce costs, cybercriminals are looking at IoT as a lucrative attack vector. In fact, the number of times hackers have probed for IoT vulnerability soared a staggering 458 percent, according to a new cybersecurity report AT&T released Thursday.

Spotlight: Celebrating 25 years of the 802.11 Wi-Fi standard

It seems hard to believe, but the 802.11 wireless networking standard is 25 years old as of this month.

With IoT Cloud, Salesforce will pull in data from connected devices

Salesforce announced today a set of new services that will allow businesses to feed data from connected devices into Salesforce. With the new technology, Salesforce hopes users will be able to garner better insight on their customer relationships as devices report in real time.

ARM, Thundersoft team up to open IoT accelerator in China

Chip maker ARM and Beijing-based smart device platform technology provider Thundersoft have opened what they're calling "an Internet of Things one-stop shop" for startups and original equipment manufacturers in the form of the ARM Innovation Ecosystem Accelerator.

The Internet of Things: The terms, the tech and what they mean for your business

Navigating the Internet of Things can be a difficult task for the uninitiated. For all the talk about how it will change businesses and enterprises (not to mention the world) over the next couple decades, there are scant introductory materials for those IT managers looking to get their feet wet.

4G routers may be coming to your network

Particularly when point of sale and Internet of Things devices are involved, enterprises are leveraging 4G edge router technology more frequently. It's a bit of a niche that often isn't an...

IBM creates PLE for engineers to produce more customizable IoT devices

When it comes to Internet of Things devices, there is no one-size-fits-all solution for every user. Realizing this, IBM is introducing this week at the NI Week event new software called Product Line Engineering.

Why IoT standards might not really matter for enterprises

With all the talk about connected refrigerators, light bulbs, thermostats and garage doors, the mass market would be forgiven for thinking that consumer companies developed the concept of the Internet of Things. But only in the last five years or so has the technology made its way into the consumer realm.

News Scan: Number of IoT devices will triple to 38.5 billion; Twitter earnings statement reveals 61% revenue increase; More

The top news stories for July 29, 2015.

News Scan: Technicolor to acquire Cisco Connected Devices unit; Most organizations still have inadequate BYOD policies; More

The top news stories for July 24, 2015.