Consumer Reports to Create IoT Devices Standards

consumer, privacy, Iot,

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

Iot, HCL,

‘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

agile, devops

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...

Is Your Data And Analytics Process Broken?

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When it comes to data and analytics success, the devil is in the synapses. A new report from EY and Forbes Insights, “Data & Advanced Analytics: High Stakes and High Rewards,” explains that fundamental problems arise at the crucial links between the steps organizations take as they move from identifying new business opportunities to acting on insights and then...

Moneycontrol’s Election Analytics Centre: Track assembly polls

The assembly elections currently underway are being seen as a referendum on the Modi government, coming as they do early in the second half of the NDA’s 5-year term. In particular, all eyes are on UP and Punjab, two key states in which the BJP faces a tough battle; the outcome could have a bearing on policy-making and economic...

How drones are helping design the solar power plants of the future

solar power, design, plants

At the edge of a plot of muddy farmland, a few miles down the road from the University of California at Davis, an engineer takes a few quick steps across crop rows and lets go of a three-foot drone. Within seconds, the device – which weighs less than 2lbs and carries a powerful camera – ascends hundreds of feet...

Nokia to lead in 5G, IoT and cloud, tap new growth markets

NEW DELHI: Nokia has outlined how the rapid execution of its new strategy is delivering industry-leading innovation for communication service providers in network speed, agility and efficiency, while broadening the company’s footprint in faster-growing areas including software and the utilities and transport markets. On the eve of Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Nokia’s launches of solutions covering 5G, the...

HPE and Tata Communications to build world’s largest IoT network in India

HPE,Tata Communications , IoT

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) has announced that it is working with Tata Communications, leading provider of  ‘A New World of Communications’, to support the roll-out of India’s first LoRaWAN (LoRa) based network. The announcement came at the Mobile World Congress 2017 today. Tata Communications had unveiled plans for the LoRa network last year. It is part of Tata Communications’...

10 Web Design & UX Trends for 2017 That Can Boost Conversions

ux, design

A new year brings new opportunities. And for web designers, an opportunity and a challenge to employ the latest visual trends and user experience tactics. But as any web pro knows, web design must do more than look good, and UX is an essential part of the conversion process. Which is why our agency The Deep End wanted to identify...