Internet of Things News

Council brings you news on Internet of Things. It aims to offer the latest on technical building blocks but also tries to put this digital transition into a social and circular economy context.

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26/08/2021 - 09:19
NISTIR 8259B: IoT Non-Technical Supporting Capability Core Baseline   Date Published: August 2021 Author(s) Michael Fagan (NIST), Jeffrey Marron (NIST), Kevin Brady (NIST), Barbara Cuthill (NIST), Katerina Megas (NIST), Rebecca Herold (The Privacy Professor Consultancy) Abstract Non-technical supporting capabilities are actions a…
26/08/2021 - 09:17
"The Internet plays a crucial role in our increasingly digital daily lives. But who shapes and governs the patchwork that enables this essential utility? And how do their actions bear on the rights and interests of users all over the world? In June, a malfunction in the content delivery network (CDN) Fastly took down large parts of the Internet.…
25/08/2021 - 09:23
Inflation may or may not prove transitory when it comes to consumer prices, but startup valuations are definitely rising — and noticeably so — in recent quarters. That’s the obvious takeaway from a recent PitchBook report digging into valuation data from a host of startup funding events in the United States. While the data covers the U.S. startup…
25/08/2021 - 08:48
In mid-April bitcoin achieved a fresh all-time high of $64,805, scarcely a year after plunging below $4,000 during the worst stock market sell-off since 1987. Ethereum, meanwhile, hit its own ATH of $4,196 a month later. While it’s fair to say the crypto hype machine has died down a little since then, adoption has continued at an encouraging pace…
24/08/2021 - 16:04
This book explores the importance and the types of media innovation policies formulated and implemented in various European countries. Each country analysis illustrates the evolution and structure of news media markets and media cross-ownership policies in recent years and evaluates how innovation policies stimulate innovative activities in…
23/08/2021 - 09:45
Disintermediation Economics The Impact of Blockchain on Markets and Policies Editors: Kaili, Eva, Psarrakis, Dimitrios (Eds.)   Abstract: Many smart contract applications - or more precisely blockchain-based digital ledger technologies (DLTs) proliferate. And yet, without accounting for the identity dimension and the different authentication…
23/08/2021 - 09:34
We have shown how the stress caused by the combination of the end of an organizational paradigm in statecraft and incredible speed in internet-related technologies is renegotiating the power balance between industry, government. and citizens. We present the idea that security needs to be distributed at two moments: the moment a device enters the…
23/08/2021 - 09:09
"China’s antitrust regulators slapped a record fine on one of the country’s largest technology conglomerates, closing a months-long investigation that began last Christmas Eve and setting the precedent for the government to use anti-monopoly rules to regulate the country’s Big Tech."
22/08/2021 - 15:01
"We, the undersigned, call for an urgent safeguard of digital identity and biometric databases created in Afghanistan by development assistance missions, foreign governments previously aiding Afghan authorities, humanitarian actors, and aid agencies to ensure they are not misused against people. As the Taliban takes over key cities and government…
21/08/2021 - 11:40
"Nash has developed a first-of-its-kind earnings product that builds on the Aave protocol, making DeFi as accessible as possible for everyday users. While banks around the world began offering negative interest rates, the decentralized finance (DeFi) space grew 88x between May 2020 and May 2021. Crypto-savvy investors clearly saw the potential for…
21/08/2021 - 11:36
The 5G PPP Architecture work group is organising a workshop on Architectural Evolution toward 6G Networks. The workshop is part of the IEEE 5G World Forum https://ieee-wf-5g.org/ that is taking place on 13-15 October 2021 in Virtual and Montreal, Canada.   The goal of the workshop is two-fold. On one hand, this WS will highlight the key…
21/08/2021 - 11:25
"Towards the end of 2019 a remarkable publication on identification systems in Africa was published in The Economist. The article contained a remarkable number of errors and erroneous claims, but also was so specific that its provenance and genesis were suspect. In an underhand, indirect way the article held the Indian Aadhaar system up as a good…
20/08/2021 - 11:31
The number of companies across the different sectors of the Nigerian economy adopting emerging technologies like the Internet of Things (IoT) has grown in recent times. Executive Chairman of IoT Africa, Lare Ayoola, said this is due to increased awareness of the role IoT can play in the success of any business.
20/08/2021 - 11:29
Synology’s DS1821+ is like the Russian doll of the digital world, except it doesn’t get smaller the deeper you delve into it.   Welcome to the latest instalment of our Tardis series of reviews, where we investigate ways to find extra-dimensional space around the home and office for those of us temporarily stuck in a place where three…
19/08/2021 - 11:49
"Light and time have a pretty old bond. In science, light and time are collectively used to determine the ‘light year’, a unit of measurement used to describe the distance between intergalactic objects. The speed of light is also a universal constant, and a physical barrier that Einstein says is impossible to break… but the scientific connotations…