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Hackers Used the IoT to Create an Unprecedented DDoS Attack—Now What?

We asked security expert Dan Lohrmann what a massive cyberattack on cybersecurity journalist Brian Krebs' website means for the wider Internet of Things industry.

  • IoT News Roundup

    Comcast, AT&T each announce IoT pilots; Xenio Systems stands alone; CEL adds voice, low-latency features to smart-building platform; HID, Intel each launch smart-building products; Verizon takes IoT to the skies.

  • VMWare Partners With APX Labs to Support Workplace Wearables

    Smart glasses seem to be gaining traction in the enterprise, aided by software enabling companies to quickly scale up from pilots to deployments.

  • How Glanbia Uses Asavie's Tech to Connect Fleets, Factories, Farmers and Retailers

    An Irish manufacturer of nutritional supplement and dairy products uses Asavie's technology to add visibility to the beginning and end of its supply chain.

  • Malibu Rum Serves Up NFC-Connected Bottles

    The maker of the coconut-flavored liquor is carrying out a three-month pilot involving Tesco shoppers, to learn how RFID can be used to engage consumers and understand their behavior.

  • IoT News Roundup

    SAP betting big on IoT; new Exosite software integrates gateway controls; Parker announces expanded Bluetooth sensor line; new developer tools from The Qt Company; new LoRa sensor line from Trimble.

  • To Grow Their Industrial IoT Services, GE and Bosch Are Joining Forces

    Looking to broaden their respective capabilities in the Internet of Things, the two industrial giants are working with the Eclipse open-source community to integrate elements of their respective cloud platforms.

  • Waze Driving Constant Contact Via Bluvision Beacons

    Google's social navigation service will employ Bluvision's new BEEKS Plus LR beacons, which offer a longer range and battery life, to pinpoint the locations of Waze users as they drive through tunnels and under bridges.

  • IT Firm Prepares Student-Tracking App for Swiss Resort's Ski School

    Ski and snowboard pupils will be issued LoRa-based radio tags, while access points throughout the resort will determine their location and convey it to the instructor's smartphone via an application.

  • For ServiceMax and PTC, IoT Opens New Business Opportunity

    Through a partnership with PTC, ServiceMax is giving technicians a head start on addressing service calls by allowing them to remotely tap into data regarding a machine's health or status.

  • IoT News Roundup

    MIT's mind-reading radio; Greenwave buys Predixion; Silicon Controls to link tanks, cylinders to Sigfox network; Aria Systems connects cars; GE rolling out new Industrial Internet platform.

  • In Tennessee, Minor League Baseball Meets the Physical Web

    Fans of the Nashville Sounds Minor League Baseball team used their phones to access player statistics, read baseball trivia and find the nearest peanuts and Cracker Jack… or beer.

  • The Bttn Connects Businesses to Customers

    Finnish company Bttn sells its eponymous products to companies that want to offer a quick and easy way for customers to beckon them.

  • IoT News Roundup

    Cambium Networks unveils radio for collecting sensor data in remote deployments; Verizon buys lighting and IoT company Sensity; Telit rolls out new Bluetooth and location-tracking tech, adds Wirepas support; STMicro introduces LoRa kit for prototyping; goTransverse releases report on IoT monetization strategies.

  • 'Proximity Button' Has a Beacon to Keep At-Risk Individuals From Straying

    Startup Proximity Care is marketing a system that sounds an alert on a caregiver's phone if a dementia patient or child is wandering off.

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