Internet Of Things


Check Your Smartphone, There Is A Shark Right Behind You

Check Your Smartphone, There Is A Shark Right Behind You

Ever since Jaws hit theaters, the world has not been a safe place for ocean lovers, or for sharks, either. Western Australia ha...

Jan 22 2014, 4:44am CST

Endpoints Versus The Internet Of Things

Endpoints Versus The Internet Of Things

Last week on Twitter, a few friends of mine, IT industry analysts and journalists, were tossing around the conversational ball....

Jan 22 2014, 4:13am CST

Time has Come for Bigger iPhone 6

Time has Come for Bigger iPhone 6

Another week brings more rumors of an iPhone 6 with a bigger screen; this time around the skinny from a Chinese analyst is that...

Jan 21 2014, 1:24pm CST

What Does Google's Purchase Of Nest Mean For The Internet Of Things?

What Nest Takeover by Google For The Internet Of Things?

The Internet of Things (IoT) seemed to be an underlying theme of this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), with companies sh...

Jan 20 2014, 1:18pm CST

The Reason Personality Tests Go Viral Will Blow Your Mind

The Reason Personality Tests Go Viral Will Blow Your Mind

Please tell me the web personality quiz is NOT making a comeback. Maybe the popularity of these quizzes never even declined. Af...

Jan 18 2014, 7:26pm CST

Google Buys Nest Just As Internet Of Things Suffers First Global Cyber Attack

Google Buys Nest Just As Internet Of Things Suffers First Global Cyber Attack

Following this week’s announcement that Google has agreed to purchase connected home device maker Nest for $3.2 billion there h...

Jan 18 2014, 11:16am CST

The CIOs' Dilemma: Making The Leap To The Next Phase Of Computing

The CIOs' Dilemma: Making The Leap To The Next Phase Of Computing

There’s an annoying buzz hovering around CIOs’ heads these days. It goes by many names but has the same aggravating hum no matt...

Jan 17 2014, 11:11am CST

First documented cyber attack of smart appliances unveiled

First documented cyber attack of smart appliances unveiled

Over 750k malicious emails came from infected Internet of Things devices...

Jan 17 2014, 9:57am CST

I4U news

Why It's Good Apple Didn't Buy Nest And Google Shouldn't Have Either

Perhaps you’ve heard that Google bought Nest this week for $3.2 Billion (USD). The move doesn’t seem that unusual for Google—th...

Jan 16 2014, 3:46pm CST

Will Tim Cook Be the Next Steve Ballmer?

Will Tim Cook Be the Next Steve Ballmer?

History tells us “Yes.” Wearables will be his Rubicon. Apple CEO Tim Cook is already one of the most successful managers in the...

Jan 16 2014, 10:26am CST

SEMI: Forecasts are Positive at Annual ISS Conference

SEMI: Forecasts are Positive at Annual ISS Conference

In a press release issued January 14, semiconductor industry association SEMI provided synopses of key presentations at its Ind...

Jan 15 2014, 9:31pm CST

Net Neutrality Ruling: What Happens Now?

Net Neutrality Ruling: What Happens Now?

Yesterday’s Appeal Court ruling against the FCC's net neutrality rules will probably not mark the end of the internet as we kno...

Jan 15 2014, 8:51am CST

I4U news

Google builds a 'Nest' for future of smart homes

Google counts on latest acquisition to open doors as homes get smarter in digital world SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When...

Jan 15 2014, 2:41am CST

Year Of The Internet of Things

Year Of The Internet of Things

“Internet of Things –” the theme of last week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas and yesterday’s announcement from Google...

Jan 14 2014, 4:16pm CST

I4U news

Google Takes A Cue From The Apple Playbook With Nest

Google’s acquisition of Nest Labs is being touted as a sign that it’s serious about putting itself at the center of the Interne...

Jan 14 2014, 2:36pm CST

Google's Acquisition Of Nest And Your Privacy

Google's Acquisition Of Nest And Your Privacy

When Matt Rogers, co-founder of connected home devices maker Nest, tweeted a picture of himself with Larry Page after the compa...

Jan 13 2014, 8:41pm CST

I4U news

Google says it will buy Nest Labs for $3.2B

Google says it will buy Nest Labs, maker of high-tech smoke alarms and thermostats, for $3.2B NEW YORK (AP) — Goo...

Jan 13 2014, 5:11pm CST

HD Everything and Internet of Toothbrushes at CES 2014

HD Everything and Internet of Toothbrushes at CES 2014

Sorry, did I say Internet of Toothbrushes? Maybe I meant Internet of Things. It’s definitely arrived though, for you can connec...

Jan 10 2014, 3:11pm CST

The Five Most Disruptive Innovations at CES 2014

The Five Most Disruptive Innovations at CES 2014

The launch this week of our Big Bang Disruption book added significant urgency to our annual search for the biggest disruptors...

Jan 10 2014, 1:45pm CST

Save Money By Tripling Your Costs And Other Friday Stories

Save Money By Tripling Your Costs And Other Friday Stories

Right about the same time the new Meryl Streep/Julia Roberts movie, August: Osage County is hitting the theaters, the real Osag...

Jan 10 2014, 9:51am CST

Is Intel The Next Apple?

Is Intel The Next Apple?

They had me at the Iron Man reference. Intel stole the show at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show [Sizemore Capital is long...

Jan 9 2014, 7:26pm CST

Top Ten Internet Law Developments of 2013

Top Ten Internet Law Developments of 2013

A look back at the Internet law highlights of 2013: #10: Copyright Defendants Get High-Stakes Wins. 2013 saw several copyright...

Jan 9 2014, 11:46am CST

Stephen Wolfram Promises A Universal API To The Internet Of Things

Stephen Wolfram Promises A Universal API To The Internet Of Things

At first glance, the Wolfram Connected Devices Project announced this week might not seem a big deal. But the database of ‘conn...

Jan 8 2014, 6:21pm CST

I4U news

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo: One-To-One Marketing Is Almost Here, Finally

Twitter’s ad business will help usher in a long-awaited era of one-to-one marketing, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo said during a bri...

Jan 8 2014, 2:51pm CST

More API Movements - Apigee Buys

More API Movements - Apigee Buys

I wrote just the other day about how the API management world is fundamentally changing – as large vendors acquire small compan...

Jan 8 2014, 12:31pm CST

Lifelogging: A Step Up For Connected Devices?

Lifelogging: A Step Up For Connected Devices?

As expected, much of the news coming out of the Consumer and Electronics (CES) show in Las Vegas is about wearable tech. LG jum...

Jan 7 2014, 5:36pm CST

I4U news

CES LIVE: Sony CEO Delivers Keynote

Sony CEO Kazuo “Kaz” Hirai is set to deliver today’s keynote at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas at 8:30 a.m. Pacific...

Jan 7 2014, 11:36am CST

Insights From A Smart House Innovator

Insights From A Smart House Innovator

Much has been written about the “Internet of Things”, and the promise of smart devices making our lives better and more efficie...

Jan 7 2014, 9:16am CST

The Best "Sleeper Ideas" For Trends, Stocks, And Private Companies To Watch In 2014

The Best "Sleeper Ideas" For Trends, Stocks, And Private Companies To Watch In 2014

This is the third year in a row that I’ve asked friends and colleagues of mine to make predictions for the coming year. In the...

Jan 6 2014, 10:16pm CST

Is Sacramento The World's Capital of Internet Privacy Regulation?

Is Sacramento The World's Capital of Internet Privacy Regulation?

It’s only two hours between Sacramento, California’s state capitol, and the Silicon Valley, the world’s technology capital, but...

Jan 6 2014, 11:16am CST

Five Business Intelligence Predictions For 2014

Five Business Intelligence Predictions For 2014

The following guest post is by Prakash Nanduri, Co-Founder and CEO of Paxata. The dust is finally beginning to clear from the...

Jan 2 2014, 10:21am CST

The Pros Pick Fourteen Cleantech Stocks for 2014

The Pros Pick Fourteen Cleantech Stocks for 2014

Over the last few weeks, I’ve brought you articles about the top Cleantech stock picks for 2014 from my panel of Cleantech mone...

Jan 2 2014, 8:31am CST

Prediction 2014: Hardware Is The New Software

Prediction 2014: Hardware Is The New Software

The biggest thing that I noticed in 2013 was the amount of energy in small hardware startups. Even without a really robust infr...

Jan 1 2014, 10:16am CST

Tech Predictions for 2014

Predictions for 2014 for Technology

The new year is coming in few days with lots of new things, innovations and ideas. A close look at the technology predictions f...

Dec 27 2013, 2:35am CST

The Evolution Of The Connected Web

The Evolution Of The Connected Web

Whoever put CES on the calendar just the week into the New Year had a cruel sense of humor. Just as we recover from our post h...

Dec 26 2013, 4:11pm CST

Predictions for 2014

Predictions for 2014

2013 is going to end in few days. And the new year will come with lots of new things, innovations and ideas. A close look at th...

Dec 26 2013, 1:15pm CST

Venture Capital 2013 recap - Oh what a year it was....

Venture Capital 2013 recap - Oh what a year it was....

There are bad years, so-so years and then there is 2013…its been a long time coming. In 2013, VCs finally took some pride in th...

Dec 26 2013, 10:41am CST

10 Female Founders to Watch Out of Israel

10 Female Founders to Watch Out of Israel

Israel has a bustling startup ecosystem; here are some incredible female founders who have contributed to it....

Dec 23 2013, 1:41pm CST