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How to become an IoT hero for your organization

You can't get away from the Internet of Things lately. It's coming and it's going to take over everything. Cisco says it will push the number of internet-connected devices to <a href="http://readwrite.com/2011/07/17/cisco_50_billion_things_on_the_internet_by_2020">50 billion by 2020</a>. But you already knew that, because it's all everybody is talking about.

Written by Colin Neagle04 Aug. 15 21:52

Inside the bold plan to bring gigabit fiber to Detroit

When discussing the ongoing revitalization efforts in Detroit, it's hard to miss the name Dan Gilbert. The founder of Quicken Loans, owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers, and a Detroit native himself, Gilbert's investment firms have funded dozens of tech startups in the city and turned its defunct old buildings into shiny new workspaces that look like Silicon Valley transplants.

Written by Colin Neagle30 June 15 00:50

How the cloud helped police warm up to body-worn cameras

The technology for body-worn cameras has been around for years, but it wasn't until this past year that law enforcement agencies have moved to adopt them in significant numbers.

Written by Colin Neagle26 May 15 21:26

Smart home hacking is easier than you think

Last March, a very satisfied user of the Honeywell Wi-Fi Thermostat left a product review on Amazon.com that shed some light on an unexpected benefit of the smart home -- revenge.

Written by Colin Neagle02 April 15 22:58

Ransomware: Pay it or fight it?

Ask security experts what to do when hit with ransomware -- the sophisticated malware that infects a device or network, uses military-grade encryption to restrict access, and demands payment for the decryption key -- and you'll typically get the same answer: "never pay the ransom."

Written by Colin Neagle17 March 15 00:59

In Pictures: Best of CES 2015

The best and most noteworthy products and technologies found at CES 2015.

Written by Colin Neagle12 Jan. 15 10:43

How the Internet of Things is transforming law enforcement

The Internet of Things (IoT) is starting to make waves in law enforcement. From connected guns that remember exactly when and how they were fired to wearable smart devices designed for police dogs, the IoT is becoming a go-to solution not only to improve law enforcement officers' capabilities, but also to increase accountability and public safety.

Written by Colin Neagle04 Nov. 14 02:09

How will iPhone 6's Wi-Fi calling, VoLTE affect enterprise networks?

While the cosmetic features like screen size and processing power of Apple's new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus attracted the most attention, their use of Wi-Fi and Voice over LTE (VoLTE) for voice and video calling could eventually have a major impact on how phone calls are handled in the enterprise.

Written by Colin Neagle18 Sept. 14 05:53
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