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Why Facebook Inc. Abandoned Its App and Internet of Things Platform
Some thoughts and speculation as to why Facebook closed down Parse, it's application platform after only a few years. The answers may be some things you didn't expect.
Viewed From The Cloud, The Internet Of Things Looks Rosy
This article calls out some of the places where the IoT hasn't done well, but a few where they are seeing growth. The title is misleading as I wouldn't call the IoT as "Rosy". Far from it. Where great potential occurs, there's also the potential for great losses.
Why The Internet Of Things Hasn’t Gone Cellular Yet
Good perspective from the CEO of Particle, Zach Supalla on putting ordinary objects online from anywhere.
New Skills Are Needed to Work on Internet of Things
With the predicted shortage of general technical skilled employees in the coming years, the lack of employees in fields touching the Internet of Things is no different. We are going to need more people with these skills coming into the market to help to growth continue.
IBM X-Force Finds Multiple IoT Security Risks in Smart Buildings
The sub-title tells it all: "Ethical hackers from IBM's X-Force pen tested a building automation system and encountered numerous security issues. For starters, they co-opted a vulnerable router."
How to Cut Through the Noise of the Healthcare Internet of Things
In healthcare, as the article states, "You’re not just asking patients to change their behaviors" when it comes to the healthcare Internet of Things. You’re asking physicians to do it, too." This opens up some interesting privacy and legal discussions.
The Internet of Things is the Future of Advertising
After sharing this story with a number of people, I do believe that there will be a requirement in the future for all businesses to compete, to have access to real-time data driven responses from their customers.
Software Engineer - Firmware
Honeywell is transforming from a traditional industrial company to a contemporary digital industrial business, harnessing the power of cloud, big data/analytics, Internet of things, and design thinking.
Biometric Tattoos, From Wearables To Digital Health
Ok. This just looks weird and not comfortable in the least. However, the article explains the allure of doing something like this in the context of the IoT.
Protocols - AWS IoT
Quick reference guide and some examples on the protocols being used by Amazon IoT platform. Most recently, the group released that MQTT over Web Sockets is now supported.
Saving the IoT from WiFi with Particle’s Electron
Good article with coverage on the release of the new Electron board from our friends at Particle.io.