The Joy of Smart Cooking

by Pete Wassell | September 27, 2018 | IoT

Smart devices are all about consumer convenience. At their best, they save us time and simplify our routines. The ideal smart home is stocked with electronic products that know our preferences, anticipate our needs and even plan our grocery lists. You can install remote door locks, sensors to find your keys, and thermostats to keep

IoT Security Legislation: How Far Does It Need to Go?

by Pete Wassell | September 25, 2018 | IoT

In a world full of IoT devices, it seems inevitable that some form of regulation would eventually be put in place to deal with concerns around privacy and security. California, hoping to set the standard for data security, is poised to enact the first state law in the U.S. to do just that. Two bills

How Blockchain Can Block Cyber Criminals

by Pete Wassell | September 14, 2018 | Blockchain

British Bitcoin companies recently assured parliament that consumers’ cryptocurrency stashes are safe from cyber criminals. While some hackers have been successful in the space, blockchain for the most part has been true to its reputation of enhanced security. That success is inspiring companies around the world to explore and invest in the possibilities of blockchain

Blockchain: The If Is Now A When

by Pete Wassell | September 14, 2018 | Blockchain

While blockchain is still in the early stages of its development, momentum is shifting from a focus on learning and exploring the potential, to identifying and building practical business applications. Blockchain’s premise of transacting and storing information on a decentralized, distributed ledger yields many benefits for enterprise application data. The following are a few of

What Sliced Mangoes Can Teach Us About the Power of Blockchain

by Pete Wassell | September 6, 2018 | Blockchain

Outbreaks of food poisoning due to bacteria are all too common today. In November and December of 2017, for instance, an outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E.coli – the deadliest strain of the bacterium – caused more than 60 people in the United States and Canada to fall ill. Two of them died. And although Canadian

Survey Says: IoT Isn’t Just A Theory Anymore

by Pete Wassell | September 6, 2018 | IoT

The days of the Internet of Things being considered theoretical and experimental are over. Not only do 94% of business executives think IoT can help their companies increase revenue, but most say they’re already using IoT to expand or transform new lines of business.  This according to a recent Forbes Insights Survey of 700 executives.