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IoT-adoption

Discussing IoT Adoption, Benefits, and Distribution

By 2025, there will be over 23 billion connections on the Internet of Things (IoT) compared to 15.1 billion in 2021, according to a recent report from GSMA, an industry organization that represents the interests of mobile network operators worldwide.  The Internet of Things is a network of interlinked devices that harness the internet to […]

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Personal Data Produced By IoT Devices

Given that the Internet of Things (IoT) can produce tremendous amounts of data, security is a major concern. In addition to the initial creation of the data on an individual device, data is sent to centralized systems that collect and store it for future use. Although the data provided by IoT devices is certainly valuable […]

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7 In-Demand IT Skills That Can Get You Hired (IEEE Education Week) 

Technology professionals are some of the most sought-after workers in today’s economy. Currently, only 1.7 percent of tech workers in the U.S. are unemployed, compared to about 4 percent of the rest of the workforce, according to the New York Times. For those who work in cyber security, unemployment drops to around 0.2 percent. Tech […]

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Six Ways Blockchain + IoT Will Improve Business Contracts

Contracts have long created headaches for the business community. Traditionally authorized by third parties such as banks and courts, business contracts can be expensive and time consuming, in addition to often ending in disputes — or even lawsuits. However, blockchain technology and the Internet of Things (IoT) could allow for “smart contracts” that eliminate the […]

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Why the Future Internet of Things Depends on Blockchain

The Internet of Things (IoT) has the power to connect all devices through a cloud-based ecosystem. In the future, it could potentially undergird the infrastructure of smart cities in order to make communications far more streamlined and efficient than they are today. However, a major obstacle for IoT is that it still depends largely on […]

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Will Edge Computing Accelerate Digital Transformation?

The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing organizations all over the world to digitally transform their operations as more employees work from home. As remote work becomes the new normal, many organizations are transitioning data storage not only to the cloud, but to the “edge” in a major shift towards digital transformation. Edge computing, a form of […]

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How Will 5G Evolve in 2021?

All over the globe, telecommunications companies are racing to grow their 5G networks with faster speeds and coverage. The technology has already arrived in many regions, including Europe and the U.S., and will continue to expand. In the last months of 2020, bids for 5G spectrum in the U.S. spiraled to $70 billion. As these […]

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How Blockchain and IoT Will Enable “Smart Contracts” 

The Internet of Things (IoT) is creating excitement over its potential to transform the world, but the real power of IoT will be bolstered by another emerging technology—blockchain.  IoT is a system of interconnected devices that gather and transfer data over a wireless network. These devices come with sensors that collect, store, and examine data. […]

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