More enterprises are investing in mobile applications on platforms preferably iOS. The 2016 enterprise mobile apps report brought out by Adobe reinforces the growing need for enterprises to invest in mobile apps. With Apple constituting a major share of the world smartphone market, iOS tend to be the most preferred platform in enterprise app development. […]
What’s the State of Responsible IoT in 2018? After years of concerning news about connected devices that were hacked, bricked, or used to spy on users, a collection of essays by the experts in the ThingsCon network explores where we stand in terms of creating IoT devices that are responsibly made and respect user rights. […]
Some form of Artificial Intelligence (AI) project can now be found in most companies, with the remainder seeming to at least have several projects in a planning stage. If Marc Andreessen’s now famous “software will eat the world” Wall Street Journal essay was on its way to being true when he wrote it seven years […]
Smart cities can add value not just through money saved by efficient operations but also through the added benefits for citizens and local businesses by adding great design. Let’s change the design — and build a city. The key to building truly “smart” and efficient cities of the future is improving not just infrastructure — […]
A introduction China’s famed DJI (Da Jiang Innovations), the world’s largest producer of drones world wide. This video features the history of the company, its founder, their financial statistics, and much more. Below you will find the outline for the power point featured in the video: An Intro to China’s 100 Most Influential Tech […]
The IoT technology is not only taking over the industry, but it’s taking over our households, too. The number of IoT devices is rapidly increasing everyday — all with the intent for us be able to control everything at the touch of a button. No problems this far in the IoT home device plan. Everything […]
The definition of the sharing economy varies usually depends on who you ask — or what site you search. You will find that the definition often includes the sharing of a good or service through an online platform. The truth is, the sharing economy has existed for centuries. Communities historically shared limited resources instead of […]
Passed in May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is an EU law designed to give users more control over their personal data – and to protect against data breach and misuse. Unlike in Europe, in the US, there is no single, national law that regulates the collection and use of personal data. Instead, US […]
Lutron Electronics has added its Caséta Wireless system to the growing list of devices that support Amazon Alexa range, which includes the Echo, Dot, Tap, and Fire TV. The Caséta Wireless system features various connected LED lights that can change color or brightness on demand. The integration of Alexa allows users to change the lights […]
When you think of real estate and technology, the last thing that may come to mind is an augmented reality (AR) phone app that mimics the gameplay of Pokemon Go and allows you to find apartments in your area that have been haunted by ghosts. Sounds unrealistic? It’s just a prime example of how the […]
In July 2016, the BMW Group, Intel, and Mobileye announced that they would join forces to deliver a highly and fully automated driving system for serial production by 2021. The companies have since developed a scalable architecture that can be adopted by other carmakers and mobility providers in pursuing state-of-the-art designs and to create brand […]
When it comes to smart city innovation, it’s arguable that most use cases are not that exciting to the average resident. A connected garbage bin, traffic light or parking meter is not going to cause applause and adoration for city officials at least in the first instance. But as more and more local systems start to […]
Drones are a perfect example of how our technology has evolved and will continue to grow in the future. So, what exactly does it offer? For casual users, it is just a fun toy. However, drones have use cases in multiple fields, including safety, health, and industry.
The promise of continued innovation hangs on our ability to make data freely accessible to the people and teams who are driving towards the future. Companies everywhere are disrupting their own industries with mobile, agile, DevOps, and of course the cloud. But this is the Information Age and the Digital Economy and those same people, […]
It’s been a busy week in emerging tech, with a lot of big news. Here’s a quick recap of what you might have missed. Apple debuts ARKit This past week, Apple introduced ARKit, a new framework that allows you to easily create unparalleled augmented reality experiences for iPhone and iPad. Some believe this (along with Google’s release […]
Over the past few years, I’ve had the pleasure of spending significant time on the ground in China for ReadWrite and ReadWrite Labs. While here in China, I’m continuously discovering new opportunities that exist and even more reasons for foreign startups and corporations to consider getting started in China. However entering a new market can […]
According to a recent Gartner survey, almost a third of fitness tracker or smartwatch owners end up ditching them. The survey studied about 9,000 users from the U.S., Australia and the U.K. Reasons for the dropped tech use vary from wearables breaking, to just becoming bored of them. “Dropout from device usage is a serious […]
An increasing number of farm fires are being caused by electrical arc faults, a high-power discharge of electricity between two or more conductors. Nare IoT Labs, a South Korean startup, has developed a cost effective solution to prevent and warn farmers of any faults, before the fire starts. The system, called “Prevention System for Electrical […]
2019 may well be a tipping point in consumer and public policymakers’ attitudes about data privacy. The year 2018 started out with an explosion of revelations about consumers’ data being shared with companies without their consent. With connected cars soon to become the norm for new car sales, automotive original equipment (OEMs) need to take […]
The last-mile challenge is one faced by both delivery services and commuters. Initially used in telecommunications, the term “last mile” then began to describe the last leg in the supply chain. Now, many use the word to describe the final leg in a work commute. Surveys show that 143 million Americans aged 16 and older […]
Developers must look elsewhere.
The software doesn’t live up to the hardware
So continuous delivery may live.
A port in a storm?
A Pew study reveals the quid-pro-quo attitudes.
Google replaces JDK with Open JDK
For the new mandate, the Chinese cites American precedent.
An assault on encryption.
Autonomous vehicles will radically change lives. No wonder everyone wants in.
Skip the hyperbole and the holy wars and get down to facts.
Meet StreetLight’s (blurry) Panopticon.
The smart thermostat maker joins others to found Thread, a group with a new wireless protocol for mesh networks.