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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19/08/2021 - 11:48
We are starting to emerge from a global pandemic and it’s having a profound impact on accountants and the finance function in each business. Working through a crisis like this, and the unpredictable environment that comes with it, means increased pressure and even quicker turnarounds at work, but it’s not the only catalyst for change in accounting…
19/08/2021 - 11:47
No crisis is ever a discrete event, and never exists in isolation. As a European who has been living in China for over eight years but frequently travelling to the US, Denmark and Spain, I have seen first hand how the COVID-19 crisis developed across different regions in the world.  
18/08/2021 - 18:24
"To have everything our heart desires is a primitive drive in life. But our ecological footprint1 is problematic as it is already. Our environment cannot sustain ever increasing consumption. And that’s with an existing inequality in material possessions in the world right now. What happens when Southeast Asia and Africa go to western levels of…
18/08/2021 - 10:59
Even the stars die is the story, written by the founder, of how MPEG made media digital and fostered their development, and how MPAI continues the MPEG spirit in the field of data coding by Artificial Intelligence. The book is divided in 6 sections: Section 1: the world of media before MPEG. Section 2: the birth of MPEG and its first 3 standards…
18/08/2021 - 09:52
éWhen we think about identity and identification we generally tend to think about people. Sometimes we think about companies, but most of the time regulators, lawmakers and the public tend to think about people. However, people are actually a rather small subset of the general category of “thing that will need to be identified in the always-on and…
18/08/2021 - 09:45
The presence of female CEOs is associated with a greater variety of employee-friendly initiatives adopted by their firms. This study investigates the relationship between the gender of chief executive officers (CEOs) and firms’ employee relations, as proxied by labor lawsuits. Drawing on gender socialization, upper echelons, and stakeholder…
17/08/2021 - 09:01
"Eighteen months into the COVID-19 pandemic, a palpable restlessness has set in as people everywhere are desperate to re-enter the world and resume their lives. But in this new reality, even old and familiar activities have a new digital dimension. Fancy a European holiday? Be prepared to present a mobile app or quick response (QR) code as…
17/08/2021 - 08:56
Apply to be a local meetup host! Be part of the biggest Cardano event ever.  Meetup dates: 24th - 26th September 2021 What might you do? A few examples of what to expect.. Organize a pre-summit event, watch-event or post-event meetup / party.  Be part of 20+ local meetups and interact with like-minded Cardanians.  Have fun during…
17/08/2021 - 08:55
"I give about 10 talks a year to various organizations, which gives me the chance to think broadly about trends or holes in the IoT ecosystem that I keep stumbling over in my reporting. Earlier this summer, I gave one at an ACM WiSec security event, and it was one of the scariest experiences I’ve ever had. After all, these people were researching…
17/08/2021 - 08:54
"Last month, the Sustainable Digital Infrastructure Alliance (SDIA) announced our Open Data Hub, a resource that's meant to boost transparency, trust, and data availability to help researchers, industry, and society realise a sustainable digital economy. It is essentially our answer to the challenge recognised across the sector: that the lack of…
16/08/2021 - 10:24
"The invention of the magnetic stripe in the early 1960s was a landmark moment, laying the foundation for the modern payment card. Fast forward 50 years, and payments technology has come a long way as we’ve looked to deliver smarter, more secure experiences that are also sustainable. From the introduction of the EMV chip and PIN, to mobile…
16/08/2021 - 10:17
"THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC is, among other things, a vast uncontrolled experiment in social psychology. Billions have lived for more than a year with drastically limited in-person interaction, many of them working virtually, if at all. Those forced to labor in proximity to others — the essential workers — have faced persistent bodily risk. We have…
15/08/2021 - 13:41
"The current crypto boom gave a renewed hope to the cryptocurrency community. Not only did Bitcoin prices rise again, but many other altcoins also saw increases in their value. The current aggregate value of the cryptocurrency market surpassed USD 2 Trillion again and is looking for higher valuations. Among those altcoins, one, in particular, made…
15/08/2021 - 13:31
"As the globe continues to wobble through the reverberations of COVID-19, observers say that the impact on critical infrastructure is likely to worsen. Critical infrastructure – which includes government institutions, utilities, transportation and more – is now more vulnerable than ever given an exponential increase in attacks on the IoT…
15/08/2021 - 13:25
"Nick Sacke, Head of IoT Solutions, Comms365, discusses some priority challenges local authorities face & how IoT deployments can be rapidly rolled out & scaled to overcome & exceed such challenges Local authorities continue to face mounting pressures from the government on wide-ranging initiatives, from targets on climate change …