The Internet of Things, a giant web of connected devices, is ever expanding and it’s predicted there will be 8.4 billion connected items online by the end of this year.
Here’s some advice: Don’t try to break into Andy Rubin’s house. As soon as your car turns into the driveway at his sprawling pad in the Silicon Valley hills, a camera will snap a photo of your vehicle.
“I’ve only got one pair of hands”, is the refrain of overworked office staff or stressed parents everywhere.
But now a design student is suggesting that it could be possible to have more, with a prosthetic third thumb to aid productivity.
As the head of technology at Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, Sanjeev Katwa has a dual role. He is responsible for both establishing the ongoing IT strategy for the Premier League club.
THE pill-sized cameras in today’s mobile phones may seem miraculously tiny, given that a decade ago the smallest cameras available for retail sale were the size of a pack of cards.
Urbanisation has been a geopolitical fact of life since the industrial revolution. As the centres of wealth creation switched from the fields to factories, so too those seeking employment upped sticks and settled in increasingly urbanised areas.
Cybersecurity fears continue to grow as the digital revolution embeds itself in new parts of society every day. We discuss the topic in-depth in our ZDNet/TechRepublic special report “Cybersecurity in an IoT and Mobile World.”
Many consumers now find themselves asking the same questions that security researchers asked many years ago: What do we trust, who can we trust, and why should we automatically trust anything, regardless how familiar or benign it looks?
A proper running technique focusing on every step can help an athlete increase efficiency while preventing injury. Specifically, how the foot strikes the ground can affect performance, comfort, and even pain following an exercise routine.
The rise of a global Internet of Things network is ultimately creating a giant, internet-connected global robot which is so disparate and insecure that cyberattacks against it are going to cause major societal problems if it isn’t regulated.
In San Francisco, a young engineer hopes to “optimise” his life through sensors that track his heart rate, respiration and sleep. In Copenhagen, a bus running two minutes behind schedule transmits its location and passenger count to the municipal traffic signal network, which extends the time of the green light at each of the next three intersections long enough for its driver to make up some time.