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4th May 2016 21:00
One of the biggest issues in the United States when it comes to medication is patients refusing to take their pills or forgetting the correct dose, but new smart pills that track and alert patients may improve the percentage of people sticking to their plans. That’s what Proteus Digital Health is hoping will happen with... Read more » The post Will smart pills help remind patients to take their medicine? appeared first on ReadWrite.
4th May 2016 20:00
Alphabet, the parent of Google, has a plethora of wearables either on the shelves or coming in the next few years, showing a big commitment towards this new category of technology. Currently, most wearables attach to the wrist, but in the future there should be a wearable for every part of the body, and for... Read more » The post Alphabet spells future W-E-A-R-A-B-L-E-S appeared first on ReadWrite.
4th May 2016 18:00
Open source is increasingly standard operating procedure in software, but nowhere is this more true than Internet of Things development. According to a new VisionMobile survey of 3,700 IoT developers, 91% of respondents use open source software in at least one area of their software stack. This is good news for IoT because only open source promises... Read more » The post Open source near ubiquitous in IoT, report finds appeared first on ReadWrite.
4th May 2016 16:30
A new cybersecurity bill pushed by Michigan Senators Ken Horn and Mike Kowall will send car hackers to jail for life, if it manages to pass through the Senate. Senate Bill 927 and 928 detail the type of crime, punishment, and felony. Near the bottom, the bill states that “a person shall not intentionally access... Read more » The post Hack a car in Michigan, get a life sentence? appeared first on ReadWrite.
3rd May 2016 23:00
35 percent of households may own a wearable by this time next year, as people start to see the value in a wearable that can track fitness and give detailed analysis on your workouts. That’s a 15 percent gain on current wearable ownership, according to the Consumer Technology Association. In a study published this week,... Read more » The post Over a third of households may own a wearable next year appeared first on ReadWrite.
3rd May 2016 20:45
To be honest, if the greek king Sisyphus would be a developer writing open source code in 2016, he would feel at home. Sisyphus’s famous punishment, handed down by the gods, was to be forced to roll an immense boulder up a hill – only to watch it roll back down after reaching the top, repeating... Read more » The post Why open source is growing – and dying – at the same time appeared first on ReadWrite.
3rd May 2016 20:00
With security and privacy on the top of the list of challenges that face the widespread adoption of IoT technologies, the Smart Card Alliance has announced that it would be forming a new Internet of Things Security Council to provide guidance and encourage the adoption of secure technologies that it believes could better address the... Read more » The post Smart Card Alliance forms new IoT security council appeared first on ReadWrite.
3rd May 2016 18:00
Most pundits value the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) more than the consumer side — at least for the next ten years — and one of the most valuable markets might be smart insurance devices. Helium, a San Francisco startup, is attempting to capture that market before it becomes flooded with devices. It has launched... Read more » The post Are insurance devices the next billion dollar IoT market? appeared first on ReadWrite.
3rd May 2016 16:30
In the 2011 film Moneyball, Jonah Hill plays Oakland Athletics Assistant General Manager Peter Brand. He approaches General Manager Billy Beane (played by Brad Pitt) with an idea: the low-budget, low-talent Athletics can compete with the top teams in the league if they harness the power of data and apply it to player selection. To... Read more » The post The four most important things to know about data governance appeared first on ReadWrite.
2nd May 2016 23:00
Schools are going to see a surge in wearable tech over the next five years, according to a report published by Research and Markets, at an expected growth rate of 46 percent per year. We’re already seeing experiments conducted by schools to see the advantages of wearable products. Google’s Cardboard VR has been tested in... Read more » The post School wearables to surge over next five years appeared first on ReadWrite.
2nd May 2016 20:58
The freeway of love may be about to get a lot more lovin’ thanks to self-driving cars’ ability to allow drivers to, ahem, multitask. The Daily Mail reveals that a report by the Canadian Automated Vehicles Centre of Excellence is warning that self-driving cars will up the incidents of sexual congress in moving cars. “I... Read more » The post Busy hands: will self-driving cars lead to more road sex? appeared first on ReadWrite.
2nd May 2016 20:30
It used to be protecting your network meant keeping track of the desktop and laptop computers that access it. Then, smartphones came onto the scene, and now wearables and other IoT devices as well as the cloud computing are making it harder than ever to keep up. IoT and the cloud have both become hot-button... Read more » The post Rise in IoT pushes government agencies to rethink security appeared first on ReadWrite.
2nd May 2016 18:00
With over $1.5 billion on the line, the Indian government urging the country’s top 20 smart cities to quickly apply for funding from such international bodies as the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the BRICS Development Bank. This comes as India continues to prove one of the world’s biggest supporters of smart... Read more » The post World Bank getting ready for billions in smart city loans appeared first on ReadWrite.
2nd May 2016 16:30
When it comes to the Internet of Things (IoT), the key to widespread adoption isn’t a mass of features, but on how much attention is paid to user experience. Where corporate and industrial buyers may focus on a device’s spec sheet and feature set, consumers care more about how a product is designed and how... Read more » The post Widespread IoT adoption requires good user experience appeared first on ReadWrite.
1st May 2016 23:00
It’s a tech party and IoT is everywhere right now – loud, noisy and on the dance floor with a tie around its head. With so much energy in being devoted to tell us how, when, where, what we can connect to each other, the “why” may be getting a little blurry. So we want to... Read more » The post Calm, cruel and connected: April’s best and worst of IoT appeared first on ReadWrite.