Internet of Things

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IoT sensors improve fishing and farming

A quick summary of three Internet of Things projects in the New Bedford (Mass.) area, in which sensors can help improve farming and fishing initiatives for the city and companies. Related story:...


This company hopes the road ahead is paved with solar panels

Solar Roadways is an Idaho startup that's developed a system of modular solar panels, which they hope will one day power cities, recharge your car, and make roads safer.

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25% off Logitech Wireless Keyboard with Touchpad for Internet-Connected TVs - Deal Alert

The Logitech Wireless Touch K400 Plus enables laid-back control of your TV-connected computer. Watch video, browse the web and chat with friends from your couch.


Physical security and the Internet of Things

At Interop 2016, Network World spoke with Vince Ricco from Axis Communications about the impact of adding Internet of Things devices (sensors, video cameras, etc.) to the network. While bandwidth needs might not increase dramatically,...


Protecting devices at the edge of the network

As more devices get placed on the edge of the network (an offshoot of the Internet of Things), many users (both home and enterprise) may forget about protecting them from disasters. At Interop 2016, Network World spoke with Brian...

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Logitech Harmony app arrives with smart controls for Android TV

Your TV can become the master control center for all your home's smart devices.


PCWorld Show Episode 13: Big Intel layoffs, rose-gold MacBooks, and dumb ideas for smart mattresses

Jon, Melissa and Gordon discuss the meaning of the hottest tech news this week, from big changes at Intel to disappointingly small changes to the 12-inch MacBook.


Smart cities: Barcelona

What does the future hold for 'smart city' technologies? Computerworld takes to the streets of forerunner Barcelona to find out.


IoT will play a big role in smart city advances

Smart parking, smart highways and smart bikes -- all linked by low-cost modules and sensors that can be connected wirelessly -- are all part of what’s coming.

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7 exciting smartphone trends to watch in 2016: VR, super-fast LTE, and more

Smartphones this year are poised to become more interactive, more fun and maybe a little bit smarter than you’d like them to be.


AT&T and Smart Cities

Glenn Lurie, president and CEO of AT&T Mobility, sits down with Computerworld reporter Matt Hamblen to discuss AT&T's launch of a Smart Cities platform.


AT&T smart city panel discussion highlights

AT&T's focus on smart city Internet of Things technology brings with it weighty political concerns, including how taxpayers, voters and elected officials will react as projects get under way.


Top tech trends for 2016 from our top editors

Editors from IDG Enterprise's top sites offer up their IT predictions for 2016. Find out which trends we'll be looking at in the upcoming year.


Bluetooth trackers: TrackR Bravo vs. Tile

Two different Bluetooth trackers can help you find lost keys, wallet, even your smartphone. Both do a good job -- but they have a significant limitation that can prevent you from finding missing items away from home.

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AT&T's single-number service for connected devices does the carrier a favor, too

AT&T now has a way to use the same phone number for all your connected devices, a capability that could simplify some subscribers' lives but may have more to do with the carrier's own goals.


Eddystone beacons let Google pinpoint exactly where you stand

Just like Apple's iBeacon technology, Google's Bluetooth-based tracking opens up new uses that just aren't possible with GPS and Wi-Fi.

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Why Sony vows to stay in the smartphone business: The Internet of Things

Squashing sale rumors, Sony's Hiroki Totoki says the smartphone plays too important of a role in controlling a vast array of connected devices.

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Report: Google prepping Android-based 'Internet of Things' operating system

'Brillo' could run on any low-powered device that connects to the Internet, even if it doesn't have a screen.

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