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FTC-cracks-down-on-comprehensive-data-security-for-Utah-company

FTC cracks down on comprehensive data security for Utah company


Thursday, November 14, 2019 by

A Utah-based technology company has agreed to implement a comprehensive data security program to settle Federal Trade Commission allegations that the company failed to put in place reasonable security safeguards, which allowed a hacker to access the personal information of a million consumers. InfoTrax Systems, L.C., provides back-end operation services to multi-leve...


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Monitor air pollution with an app and developer API


Friday, September 27, 2019 by

Monitoring your exposure to pollution due to wildfires just got much easier with the release BreezoMeter, an application helping users to plan ahead by utilizing the fire alerts functionality provided by their free mobile app. The movement of wildfire smoke is hard to predict. It's only recently been discovered that wildfire pollution travels much further than accou...


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Service mesh for all


Thursday, September 12, 2019 by

Kong Inc. announced the release of an open-source project called Kuma. Based on the popular open-source Envoy proxy, Kuma is a universal control plane that addresses limitations of first-generation service mesh technologies by enabling seamless management of any service on the network. Kuma runs on any platform – including Kubernetes, containers, virtual machines,...


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Best buy discontinuing mobile platform for smart home devices


Monday, September 9, 2019 by

Best Buy has announced it is discontinuing its mobile app platform for controlling its Insignia brand of smart home devices. Some of the products include its Insignia smart wall plugs, Wi-Fi light switches, smart camera, and its Wi-Fi freezer. Chris Olson, CEO of The Media TrustIn the post GDPR world, operating an app, not to mention a smart home platform, will be co...


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Tech to expect at CES 2019


Friday, January 4, 2019 by

CES 2019 is almost here, but before the lights come on and the crowds begin to gather, here’s a sneak peek at what Futuresource Consulting expects will be the key tech trends to hit the global consumer electronics stage in January. Headphones will make a big noise Headphones have been making a resurgence over recent years and the category’s ascendance ...


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Zero latency apps gets closer to reality thanks to Redis Labs


Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by

Complex technologies like a self-driving car take in huge amounts of data from its environment, processing it and make appropriate decisions on how to respond within a few milliseconds. This is the kind of zero latency future Redis Labs is enabling, and they announced at Redis Day London, the latest release of Redis Enterprise with two key functionalities: Red...


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Developers outlook 2018: big technologies, big changes


Tuesday, March 6, 2018 by

In 2018 changes in the technology landscape are creating fantastic opportunities for innovation in design and engineering. For decades, computers featured a TV screen for output, a keyboard for text input, and a mouse to point and click. Just a few years ago, the iPhone transformed everything by putting the first well-designed computer with a touchscreen in our pockets....


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NOVATM universal garage door controller device announced


Friday, January 12, 2018 by

Skylink Group has announced the NOVATM, a Wi-Fi enabled, universal garage door controller device that can be retrofitted directly onto most garage door controllers on the market, transforming existing garage door openers into smart openers through the SkylinkNet iOS or Android app. In addition to remotely opening or closing most garage doors on the market through the Sk...


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IFTTT report shows we love talking to connected devices


Wednesday, July 12, 2017 by

Almost everything is connected, or wants to be. Taking a stroll down the isles of any electronics store and it’s not so much about the device can do by itself anymore, but what it can do online. I can testify personally that 80% of my own home is connected now. My electric source has two amp-clamps on it that report live power usage back to me. Most of our lighting...


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Developers and API standards


Tuesday, January 31, 2017 by

For nearly five years, Andy Beier, director of engineering at Domo, has worked to build more than 500 data connectors for the company’s business optimization platform. However, as Andy and his team strove to complete that monumental task, they continually ran into roadblocks because of the lack of standards in API development. Frustration led to action and the Domo...


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New IoT platform helps mitigate uncertainty surrounding future IoT standards


Thursday, January 5, 2017 by

More than 600 million smart home devices are expected to ship annually by 2021, compared to 40 million in 2015. Consumers can have peace of mind that devices built with Qorvo solutions will connect with future products in their home, helping to accelerate the smart home market. Why? Because they have introduced a complete an all new system on chip (SoC) for smart home d...


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Pebble Core is Built on Top of Android And Will Integrate Amazon Alexa


Sunday, June 5, 2016 by

Pebble has announced that it has integrated Amazon Alexa with its upcoming Pebble Core wearable, bringing Amazon’s voice services to the 3G-connected wearable device. Pebble Core is the company’s first foray into a non smartwatch wearable device featuring 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, an accelerometer, two programmable buttons, a headphone jack, and a hardware expansio...


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SmartThings Provides Developers Opportunity to Create Apps with New IoT Platform


Tuesday, May 27, 2014 by

SmartThings has unveiled its next phase of its Internet of Things (Iot) offering with the formal rollout of the SmartThings Platform, a smart home partner ecosystem that currently includes over 5,000 developers. The new platform allows developers to reach consumers who will use SmartThings to make their home a smart home by installing connected devices and controll...


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App Developers Will Find it a Little Easier to Submit Apps for Smart TVs


Sunday, January 12, 2014 by

We reported in September that the Smart TV Alliance was creating a single app developer submission process to launch apps across a number of Smart TV formats as well as releasing a new SDK 2.5 that will facilitate multi-screen app development.The companies behind the Alliance, led by LG Electronics, TP Vision and Toshiba, realize that the battle for developers...