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06 Feb, 2019

Episode 49-- Weekly IoT News Update

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IoT news for this week:

Security Shield: A Label to Educate Consumers and Promote Sustainable Cybersecurity

Last year, we published a white paper recommending stakeholders improve cybersecurity and foster innovation by drawing upon time-tested principles from sustainability management…

Why Alexa Won't Wake Up When She Hears Her Name in Amazon's Super Bowl Ad

This Sunday's Super Bowl between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams is expected to draw more than 100 million viewers, some of whom will have Alexa-enabled devices within range of their TV speakers.

FDA Approved a Record High of 106 New Medical Devices in 2018

It’s an unprecedented time for innovation and regulation in medical devices. The Food and Drug Administration announced that 2018 was their most successful year in approving medical devices.

Augury raises $25 million for AI that predicts equipment failure from ultrasonic vibrations

What do you hear when you put your ear up against a rumbling combustion engine, a whirring fan, or a thumping pneumatic press?

Cisco goes after industrial IoT

Cisco has rolled out a new family of switches, software, developer tools and blueprints to meld IoT and industrial networking with intent-based networking and classic IT security, monitoring and application development support.

Period-Tracking Apps Are Monetizing Women’s Extremely Personal Data

Sarah Martin, a Berlin-based aid worker who specializes in women’s issues, used to track her periods in the same paper planner where she wrote down her work appointments.

Chevron CIO Says Technology Triggers Faster Human Decisions

Energy giant Chevron Corp. is among the many companies across industries that are feeling pressure to innovate rapidly.

The Future of Wyze is Coming

With these new funds, we’ll be making big investments into the next generation of Wyze smart home products, including an outdoor camera.

Tata Communications’ Countrywide Internet of Things Will Manage the Chaos in India’s Booming Cities

The 20 million residents of Mumbai slog through monstrous traffic jams during monsoon season. The heavy rains that last from June until August frequently choke off the flow of traffic through India’s most populous city, leaving millions of Mumbaikars seething in their cars after a workday.

dropgangs, or the future of darknet markets

The Internet is full of commercial activity and it should come at no surprise that even illegal commercial activity is widespread as well. In this article we would like to describe the current developments - from where we came, where we are now, and where it might be going - when it comes to technologies used for digital black market activity.

 

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