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Enabling Microgrids Through IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) is allowing organizations to cost-effectively implement smart grids, also known as microgrids. Through IoT-based energy technologies, companies could revolutionize the distribution of electricity around the world. Microgrids create smaller groups from the larger electrical utility grid, which provides greater control to organizations on how they use their energy supply.  Through […]

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IEEE Rising Stars 2020

For the sixth year in a row, over 370 students and young professionals hailing from ten IEEE Regions kicked off their new year at the IEEE Rising Stars Conference. IEEE Region 6 hosts this annual conference with the primary goal of inspiring and empowering IEEE’s future leaders. This year, the conference was held at the […]

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Autonomous Ridesharing

Why drive when you can use autonomous ridesharing to get to your destination? In 2019, ridesharing rose in popularity amongst consumers, reaching an estimated global value of $61.3 billion USD. The testing and development of autonomous vehicles have increased as organizations look to reduce operational costs with autonomous vehicle technology. In addition to investing in […]

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Closing the Cyber Security Skills Gap

The Centre for Strategic and International Studies recently conducted a survey of IT managers and discovered that 82% of employers believe they lack cyber security skills in their organization. Out of those surveyed, 71% feel that this under preparedness causes harm to their organizations. Leveraging the latest technology might help reduce this damage. However, making […]

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Blockchain-as-a-Service for Supply Chain

As companies continue to grow, Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS) can help supply chain systems grow alongside the companies in order to better keep up with incoming demands. If an organization’s supply chain team need to spend all their time just keeping pace with demand, when will they have the time to think strategically and plan for the […]

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CES 2020—Top Advances in Hearables

CES 2020 took place in Las Vegas, Nevada from 7-10 January. This global event highlights some of the biggest advancements in consumer technologies that are available to the public. Check out some interesting developments in hearable technology. Hearables Advances Bluetooth Bluetooth LE Audio was announced at this year’s CES conference. This new update allows for […]

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Delays on 5G Home Internet

Verizon became the first major U.S. provider to offer 5G home internet service in October of 2018. To promote its launch, the company gave Sacramento, Los Angeles, Houston, and Indianapolis three months of free 5G home internet service. What is 5G Home Internet? In order for consumers to get internet at home, it can be […]

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New Level 3 Autonomous Vehicles Hitting the Road in 2020

More level 3 autonomous vehicle models will be hitting the streets in the coming months. Japanese automaker Honda is planning to release its Legend sedan in Japan as a level 3 autonomous vehicle by mid-2020. Level 3 Autonomous Vehicles The Honda Legend is the company’s first foray into the sector. According to Nikkei Asian Review, […]

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Improving Ethics in AI

Ethics in artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming an increasingly important topic as companies adopt more automated processes. According to Marc Teerlink, Global Vice President of Intelligent Enterprise Solutions & Artificial Intelligence at SAP, 30% of organizations are fully automated at present with the figure expected to increase to 50% by the end of 2022. While […]

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Cloud Computing for 2020

Cloud computing has been a top IT trend since 2006. Cloud technology will only continue to grow as more organizations utilize cloud services. What trends are in store for this year? Hybrid Clouds Hybrid clouds allow workloads to move among third-party, public, and private cloud providers. Because private clouds can easily transfer data to the […]

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