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Global Supply Chains Are About to Get Better, Thanks to Blockchain

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When an E.coli outbreak at Chipotle Mexican Grill outlets left 55 customers ill, in 2015, the news stories, shutdowns, and investigations shattered the restaurant chain’s reputation. Sales plummeted, and Chipotle’s share price dropped 42%, to a three-year low, where it has languished ever since. At the heart of the Denver-based company’s crisis was the ever-present problem faced by companies that...

Unisys Announces Series of Milestones Highlighting Expertise in Advanced Data Analytics

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SAN JOSE, Calif., March 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Unisys Corporation (UIS) announced today new milestones highlighting its growing expertise in advanced data analytics. The company released this news to coincide with the Strata + Hadoop World conference in San Jose, Calif., where Dr. Rod Fontecilla, vice president and global lead for analytics at Unisys, spoke on the topic of...

India ranks #2 in IoT enable customer maturity compared to other Asia-Pacific markets: Report

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India ranks the second highest in Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled customer maturity compared with other Asia-Pacific (APAC) markets, a new report revealed on Tuesday. The report “IoT-Enabled Customer Experience (CX) Report 2016”, released by Customer experience company Genesys, found that across APAC, businesses are realising the wide reaching benefits of implementing IoT. “Our research found the overwhelming majority of respondents across...

Security Testing Should Be The Highest Priority For The Internet Of Things

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Although the secure by design approach is the right one to adopt, it is rarely applied in the Internet of Things development process.” Companies that integrate Internet of Things solutions into their working practices must make testing a priority, especially if they want to reduce the chances of a security breach. A recent report by global consulting firm Capgemini said that security is the...

Facebook City Guides in Testing; Show Top Attractions in Major Metropolises

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Facebook is testing a new feature called City Guides that provides users with information about the sights and sounds of major cities across the globe, as curated by the user's friends themselves alongside some more generalised information. The feature was first spotted in a slightly different form late last year, and still remains in testing. The social networking giant has...

The Three Testing Books You Should Read in Early 2017

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Developer Testing: Building Quality Into Software By Alexander Tarnowski One of my favorite books when I put on the developer hat. Alexander explains testing very well, for both testers and developers. There're some chapters with good explanations about testing without code, and there are some chapters with a lot of code that explains testability and how to apply some testing ideas in...

Consumer Reports to Create IoT Devices Standards

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In a sign of the times, consumer watchdog Consumer Reports is gearing up to rate appliaces have little in terms of built-in security, making consumers vulnerable to hacks and attacks. In October, a denial of service attack, partially carried out by infected IoT devices, brought down major websites including Twitter Inc. (TWTR), Netflix Inc. (NFLX) and Etsy Inc. (ETSY)...

HCL announces three stage IoT maturity framework

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‘IoT WoRKSTM by HCL’, the Internet of Things (IoT) business unit of HCL Technologies, announces the launch of IoT Maturity framework titled, “IoT Maturity: Bridging the Gap Between Devices and Value”, as seen in MIT Sloan Management Review. This Executive Scholar Exchange (ESE) provides a roadmap for large enterprises for IoT–led business transformation and how to exponentially increase the...

Asia-Pacific IoT adoption pegged at 86% by 2019 on strong business gains: Report

New Delhi: By 2019, 86% of organizations in Asia-Pacific (APAC) will have adopted the Internet of Things (IoT) technology, according to The Internet of Things: Today and Tomorrow, a report by Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company. The research also found that although 97% of the 1,150 respondents from Asia-Pacific have an understanding of IoT, many are still unclear of...

Bloq Buys Blockchain Analytics Firm Skry in First Acquisition

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Blockchain analytics startup Skry has been acqui-hired by Bloq. Though few details have been initially disclosed, the deal was closed late last week, bringing both the assets and team behind Skry under the Bloq umbrella. The acqui-hire is Bloq’s first since its launch in early 2016, backed by $250,000 in funding by Tally Capital – the VC fund of which Bloq co-founder Matthew Roszak is founding partner. The...