Once 46 billion devices, sensors and actuators are connected by 2021 – according to Juniper – we'll be well on the way to a bigger, more powerful and much more settled Internet of Things (IoT). So what will an IoT 2.0 look like?
Interoperability and open ecosystems
One of the key characteristics of the IoT 2.0 […]
Apple's next big launch may be a literal one as the tech giant seemingly has an interest in internet-beaming satellites.
The tech giant recently hired two executives who led space operations and satellite engineering at Google, according to “people familiar with the matter” speaking with Bloomberg. The ex-Googlers are set to join a new hardware […]
Facebook's annual developer conference is underway, and while we didn't get major announcements in the way of an Oculus Rift 2 virtual reality headset, the social network still swung for the fences with new products and updates to its existing services.
Here's a look at the six most important things Facebook announced during its F8 […]
Almost an entire year since Hulu first teased its plans to bring live TV to its streaming network, it appears like we may have more details of what the new service will be like — and how much it might cost.
In addition to live broadcasts from a variety of networks, Hulu's upcoming live TV […]
Search engine giant Google has rolled out an enhanced fact check feature for all searches made on the site from today.
This comes as part of a global move to fight the proliferation of fake news and incorrect information, with rising concern over political and social use of news stories made to mislead the public.
Update April 3 8:30pm PT: President Donald Trump signed off on repealing FCC internet privacy rules on Monday, reports CNBC.
This opens the door for internet service providers to gather customer data without their consent and use it for advertising purposes. The rules were approved during the Obama administration, but had not gone into effect.
It's 20 years since arguably the most important LP of, well, the last 20 years. Radiohead’s OK Computer re-invented the idea of what a guitar album should sound like.
Its track listing takes you on a very deliberate journey – not quite in the sense of a concept album, but there’s a reason Thom Yorke […]
Who needs words when you can express yourself in GIF form?
Facebook has finally clued into everyone's favorite means of expression on the internet, and now will test a new feature that lets users leave GIFs in comments.
The concept is as simple as it sounds: as part of the test, users will see a GIF […]
Is the Internet of Things (IoT) speaking your language? As connectivity options, platforms and devices proliferate, there’s a real concern that the development of the IoT could slow, or even stall.
From smart meters, street lighting and parking to tracking industrial equipment, packages, airport baggage, shipping containers and livestock, IoT developers have a host of […]
Good news for Chrome users on both iOS and desktop, as some useful new features have arrived with the browser’s latest ‘57’ update.
For users of the desktop browser, the update introduces background tab throttling which will 'limit average CPU load to 1% of a core if an application uses too much CPU in background'.
What are 5G networks for? Promising a download rate of 20Gbps and upload of 10Gbps, consumers may get superfast downloads to their homes, 4K and VR streaming, and even wireless residential broadband, but what’s in it for businesses?
Firstly, 5G is not for mobile phones, but it will involve wireless. 5G will use the same […]
For the first time in the history of the virtual currency, a single Bitcoin has become worth more than an ounce of gold.
As TechCrunch reports, the momentous, er, moment, happened following a good day for Bitcoin, and a slight slump in the price of gold in dollars. The price of one Bitcoin crept up […]
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Love it or loathe it, events and conferences are often where wheelers and dealers in the world of technology meet to decide on the future of the industry.
Ironically, technology itself has accelerate the demise of some massive tech events (like Comdex) but the […]
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This is a follow-up to the story ‘How Trump’s Cybersecurity Quest May Reshape the Internet’.
President Trump has been vocal about his fondness for mass online surveillance; “I want surveillance of these people,” he announced in reference to Muslim Americans during his campaign. According to Edgar, it […]