Do Smart Devices Need Regulation? FTC Examines Internet Of Things – Forbes

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Do Smart Devices Need Regulation? FTC Examines Internet Of Things
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The so-called Internet of Things refers to an emerging network of consumer devices designed to communicate directly over the web, typically without active user input.

Richard Platt‘s insight:

(from the Curator of IoT & Wearables):  the FTC is now researching and investigating the necessity of regulation in IoT, as well as wearables as a likely extension of IoT.  Be on the watch for announcements from the FTC.

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Iotera bringing the Internet of Things to Everything without being connected to wireless network

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Iotera expects businesses to use its technology to track everything from tools on construction sites to workers in dangerous places like oil rigs. Or people might use it to keep an eye on their pets….

Richard Platt‘s insight:

(from the Curator of IoT & Wearables): Iotera making a big move to disrupt other Wireless base station providers, interesting technology.

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ARM: Who Needs 128-bit Processors When We Already Have 64-bit?

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The company wrote in a blog post that while 128-bit architecture might have a place in the mobile space in years to come, for now, 64-bit is all that’s needed.

Richard Platt‘s insight:

(from the Curator of IoT & Wearables): Interesting point being made by ARM, their assertion might be true in the context of widespread mainstream applications but not in specific applications.  Only the market will decide on whehter or not this assertion is true for ARM and the rest of the industry.

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Intel to customize its high-end processors? | Embedded

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Intel revealed its roadmap for the future of technical computing, including customizing its high-end Xeon and Xeon Phi processors, at this week’s Supercomputing Conference (.@Intel to customize its high-end processors?

Richard Platt‘s insight:

(from the Curator of IoT & Wearables): Been waiting for this – Customized Intel micro-processors, this really pulls the doors off innovation, as it enables engineers on their own time "garage entrepreneurs" to create their own products and build upon the Intel architecture.  Wise move on Intel’s part

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Robotics: The Future of the Internet of Things

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What if robots can make you more productive at work and enjoy more leisure time at home? Find out how the Internet of Things can make this happen. (Computers and robots can solve problems in limited realms.

Richard Platt‘s insight:

Not all that new of a technology, many years ago was using a less sophiticated version of this in college, but perhaps this technology is going to go mainstream.  What do you think, is there an application for this in what you do?

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Bad day to be programmer at the NSA as their malware infected over 50,000 computer networks worldwide

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NSA malware infected over 50000 computer networks worldwide ZDNet (blog) On the NSA’s Computer Network Operations program description page it describes CNE as, “Includes enabling actions and intelligence collection via computer networks that…

Richard Platt‘s insight:

More bad PR for the NSA and the federal government.  Bad day to be programmer at the NSA

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Ultra-flexible battery’s performance rises for wearable electronics – exploreB2B

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While there has been much research lately on the development of flexible electronic devices that can be integrated into clothes, glasses, watches, and even skin, the limiting factor of …

Richard Platt‘s insight:

(from the Curator of IoT & Wearables): Major improvements in battery technology coming for Wearables, very important tech for enabling your go to market Wearable

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