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The internet of things when applied to enterprises will take a lot of people out of business, will reduce the profitability of…
It's not all good
The internet of things will disrupt the hell out of your business and you best start preparing your business to meet that…
Could form hint at function?
We often talk about designing security into a product from the get go, but we don’t often discuss what that means. In…
Change that paradigm with IoT
Insurance companies are looking for ways to reduce the amount of money they have to pay out on claims, and one promising…
Predicting acts of god
The wealth of data and convenience a connected home can offer is impressive. Saving energy or adding security are primary reasons consumers…
Blockname is one idea
There are several efforts to build a more decentralized internet — from attempts to build peer-to-peer wireless networks like Commotion or Open…
Fruit of the blockchain tree
This weekend brought us a panic about Samsung TVs listening to every word people say in their presence. A little reporting showed…
Plus Pi 2 and a Canary review
If you’re looking for clean data then connected apartments offer a much better set of information than connected homes argues Sce Pike,…
Many rhymes. A little reason.
Building an interface for the connected home that won’t freak out mainstream consumers is tough. So when I head about an app…
Put your money in gold instead
The internet of things isn’t ready to roil Wall Street this year. Or at least that’s the conclusion of former Deutsche Bank…
Can you hear me now?
Edit note: We had some sound issues on the podcast with Kevin and I because of some radio interference with the mic…
Between an interview with the man in charge of stocking Amazon’s site with connected devices and the launch of the Amazon Echo this week’s podcast is all about a certain Seattle retailer.
Whether it’s crowfunding questions or worries about how to get your device online this week’s podcast has you covered with a mix of insights on funding and new frontiers in networks.
Can we stop the internet of things from becoming a power hungry consumer of resources? My guest on this week’s podcast hopes so, and discusses how we can make it more efficient.
The concept of the internet of things has been around for more than a decade, and people’s points of view have changed in that time. This week’s podcast features an IoT pioneer and his new product.
I’ve traded my two $70 thermostats for $500 worth of thermostats, and I’m not yet sure it has been worth it. This week we welcome Ecobee’s co-CEO and discuss Apple’s watch.
Everyone has an idea of how we need to build out the infrastructure for the internet of things, and big companies like IBM may have several. This week we learn about using block chain for IoT.
The internet of things is primarily about deriving value from data, but we need to have mroe conversations about how that data is shared. Today we talk to the CEO of Truste about IoT and privacy.
This week we are all about internet of things standards and certifications as we welcome the head of the AllSeen Alliance to the show and discuss a new radio certification introduced by Samsung, Nest, ARM and others.
In this week’s podcast we tackle some big issues, such as whether we want to put in the effort to train the anticipatory home and if the internet of things needs an OS.
In the wake of Quirky spinning off Wink and Nest announcing its developer program, we talk to a 60-year-old company that’s working with both Nest and Apple’s HomeKit about how it chooses its partners.
My colleague Om Malik has been down on many of the connected devices and the overall hype around the internet of things. He and I chat about what’s wrong today and how it can improve.
Soon just about every device, appliance and gadget you own will be connected. How will this change your life? Gigaom senior writer, Stacey Higginbotham, guides you into this always-on future with in-depth interviews with the people making it happen.
The industrial internet isn’t just some marketing speak thought up by GE. There are different considerations when handling jet engine data compared to a connected door lock. We discuss those on this week’s podcast.
Forget the idea of the connected fridge for moment. What other kitchen gadgets might you connect if you had the means? In this week’s podcast we talk to Supermechanical’s John Kestner about it’s new connected thermometer.
Building the internet of things will take more than radios and connected devices. Consumers need an easy way to get things to work together to really unlock the value of the connected world.
On this week’s podcast we have another chip company saying that ZigBee and Z-wave are doomed, as well as a good discussion how how to open up the internet of things.
Who wants a connected device if it costs a lot more than the “dumb” device? In this week’s podcast we discuss the cost gap and how big companies will use the internet of things.
What kind of technology stack does the internet of things need? What about security? Or standards? In this week’s podcast we tackle the infrastructure needs of the internet of things.
Life now. Data later. In this week’s podcast guest Carla Diana, a product designer, discusses this mantra and other attributes designers should consider when developing connected products.
The internet of things isn’t a new idea, but it is finally becoming a reality. In this week’s podcast, Adam Dunkels of ThingSquare explains what the tipping point was and how far we’ve come.
Combine the internet of things and Numenta’s machine learning algorithms and a new world of possibilities emerge. In this week’s podcast we cover machines that will tell you before they break and fields that ask for water.
What happens when babies meet Bluetooth? Sproutling aims to build connected devices that are packed full of sensors and may help change our knowledge of babies and our experience of parenting.
What do you get when you combine cleantech, server tech, the internet of things and robotics with a surfboard? The answer can be found in this week’s podcast featuring Liquid Robotics.
Stop thinking about a command and control user interface for the internet of things. Instead Mike Kuniavsky of PARC explains how programming for the internet of things should be more probabilistic.
IBM thinks the internet of things is about far more than changing the color of your light bulbs, in large-scale implementations it can prevent traffic jams, save lives and lower costs for cities.
Electric Imp, which is building out a cloud service and Wi-Fi module that will plug into any device to get it online, is betting that the internet of things will be based on Wi-Fi.
We chat with Alex Hawkinson, the CEO of SmartThigns on the problems and possibilities of the internet of things. Some of his use cases will surprise you.
Forget ovens that tweet. The internet of things will be as important as broadband, and will make consumers’ lives easier as well as business more efficient. We’ll talk about it all in our new podcast.