Practical Tips to Make Your Connected Home More Secure

On October 28th, the largest-ever denial of a service attack was carried out against a critical part of our Internet – a major DNS service that acts as an address book to map friendly website names to IP addresses. The attack essentially wiped out most of the East Coast’s internet connection, including major sites like […]

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Six IoT Innovations making cities Intelligent

(Image: chombosan/iStockphoto) From sensors that measure water leaks to smart parking meters and self-driving buses, Internet of Things (IoT) technologies are a major contributor to the rise of smart cities. Here is a look at 6 innovative uses of IoT in municipalities around the world. Increasing urbanization is putting unprecedented pressure on city officials to […]

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IoT Operating Systems Powering The Future

Unlike PCs and mobile devices, there’s a wide variety of commercial and open source operating systems powering the IoT. Here are eight leading contenders and the best use-cases for them. The tech industry is spending a great deal of time focusing its efforts on the Internet of Things (IoT) boom. Both for-profit technology companies and […]

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What is ‘Internet of Things’ ? Is it already with us in Africa!

“MTN says it has seen a vision of the internet of things – and the possibilities are very interesting”. A conservative estimate is that the internet of things will be worth $70 billion this year. (Photo/AFP) IMAGINE a Fulani or Maasai herdsman tracking the movement of his cattle real time, from the comfort of his […]

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Top tech trends to watch out for in 2016

VoLTE to IoT technology Technology has been continuously evolving and the devices we use are changing the way we live our lives. Though 2015 has been a year that has given us more smarter and efficient products, there’s a lot more to be expected in the forthcoming year 2016. 2015 was the year when wearable […]

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