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Staff Picks—Top Ten Blog Posts of 2019

It’s almost time to welcome the new year! 2019 is coming to a close, so let’s take a quick look back at our staff selected posts from this past year. This top 10 list was curated based on reader views, likes, comments, social shares, and more. From blockchain technology to 5G networks, renewable energy, and […]

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Benefits of Edge Computing for Business

Edge computing for business can increase the speed of data processing and analysis. The Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to grow significantly, predicted to reach about $1.6 trillion USD by 2025. Edge technology can help process the copious amounts of data that this surge in IoT-enabled devices will produce. Because edge computing processes data […]

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Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS)

Mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) gives consumers the option of how they would like to travel to and from their desired destinations. A 2018 study conducted by Accenture predicts that profits from traditional car making and sales will shrink by €4 billion while estimating profits from mobility services could reach as high as €220 billion by 2030. What […]

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Expanding 5G Coverage

5G coverage continues to spread slowly as more and more locations are added to carrier maps. Major telecommunications agencies such as T-Mobile, Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint are working on providing 5G network connection and 5G-capable phones for consumers. See how far they have come. T-Mobile T-Mobile recently launched 5G connectivity in 5,000 cities. This means […]

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The Shifting Employment Landscape in the Age of AI

This is a sponsored post from Digi-Key. Written by S. Himmelstein. Artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, and other advanced technologies are posed to improve productivity, efficiency, and economic growth across virtually all economic sectors. Beyond chess-playing computers and self-driving cars, machine and deep learning capabilities enable computers to process vast amounts of data in order to […]

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Cyber Security for Remote Workers

Cyber security for remote workers is something all organizations should be conscious of—especially during the end-of-year holiday season. Do you plan on working remotely or letting your employees work from home? According to the International Workplace Group, 50% of employees from around the world work remotely for about two and a half days per week. […]

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Microsegmentation for Healthcare Systems

  Microsegmentation can help keep medical devices secure and patient data safe. Healthcare organizations can accomplish this through the development of tools that monitor Internet of Things (IoT) traffic. Healthcare facilities using IoT medical devices have the ability to improve patient care and reduce costs. However, they also face the cyber security issues that come […]

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Storing Renewable Energy

Finding reliable methods to store renewable energy is crucial to ensuring there is enough power for the entire day. Current energy storage methods include pumped hydro installations and batteries, but there is a significant gap in storage capacities. What other solutions can help store copious amounts of energy until they are needed? Storing Renewable Energy […]

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The Multi-Cloud: Challenges and Solutions

By utilizing multi-cloud systems, organizations are able to run their systems and store data across various cloud providers. According to the IBM Institute for Business Value, 85% of companies are currently using a multi-cloud system to manage their information. While the multi-cloud has its advantages, it also creates specific challenges that organizations need to take […]

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What’s Happening in Blockchain?

Blockchain continues to grow beyond digital currencies, disrupting other industries with its secure distributed ledger technology. Recent developments have been made in the fields of supply chain, healthcare, the Internet of Things (IoT), and more. Supply Chain The complex world of the global supply chain market presents a formidable challenge to manufacturers. Blockchain technology can […]

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