Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the network of physical objects or ‘things’ embedded with electronics, software, sensors and connectivity to enable it to achieve greater value and service by exchanging data with the manufacturer, operator and/or other connected devices. Each thing is uniquely identifiable through its embedded computing system but is able to interoperate within the existing Internet infrastructure.

Facebook F8 Conference: Parse Launches SDKs for the Internet of Things
March 26th, 2015

Facebook expands Parse to allow software developers to build applications for the Internet of Things.

IBM Is Likely to Adopt Blockchain Technology for Major Currencies
March 13th, 2015

International Business Machines Corp is considering using the blockchain technology to start a digital cash and payment system for traditional currencies.

February 22nd, 2015

LoopPay, makers of a popular mobile payments service and one of ApplePay’s largest competitors, has officially been acquired by Samsung Electronics.

TheThings.io Launched its Full-scale IoT Cloud Solution for Data Storage
February 17th, 2015

Spain-based TheThings.io has launched full-scale IoT cloud solution to store data.

Adam Draper Selects 24 Bitcoin Startups for Tribe 5
February 4th, 2015

Adam Draper has recently selected 24 startups for its collection of new bitcoin businesses, which enlarged its total portfolio to 50 companies.

Adam Draper: ‘Bitcoin Is the Single Most Important Emerging Technology In the World Today’
January 31st, 2015

Adam Draper explains why Bitcoin is a good investment to Cory Johnson on ‘Bloomberg West’.

Venture Capitalist Tim Draper Bets $400,000 on Bitcoin Revival
January 28th, 2015

Venture capitalist Tim Draper recently wagered about $400,000 that Bitcoin will rebound from its recent plunge.

Amazon Buys Israeli Chipmaker In Pursuit of ‘World’s Largest Storage’
January 23rd, 2015

Amazon Inc. has announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Israeli chip maker Annapurna Labs Ltd., as a potential boost to its rapidly growing subsidiary which rents computing power to other companies.

Bitwage Announces International Bitcoin Payroll for U.S. Employers
January 19th, 2015

Bitwage has released a new bitcoin-based payroll product that allows employers to pay employees outside the US in their local currency.

IBM and Samsung Unveiled Proof of Concept for ADEPT Project
January 18th, 2015

IBM has published a draft paper on the Internet of Things system ADEPT, developed in collaboration with Samsung.

News Roundup: ‘Sorry Western Union’, Drug Dealers About Bitcoin Price Crash and Others
January 17th, 2015

The article overviews the Western Union position on bitcoin regulation, other

The Rainbow After the Storm or Why the Price of Bitcoin Doesn’t Matter Right Now
January 15th, 2015

Bitcoin price plunged below the $200 mark yesterday, which without a doubt is causing many Bitcoin enthusiasts a bit of concern. The currency has been plunging steadily since the holiday and is now at or below the level set when bitcoin exchange Mt.Gox crashed.

CES 2015: Bitcoin Companies Make a Splash, Despite BitStamp’s $5 Million Hack
January 11th, 2015

Amid the roiling sea of gadgetry at the CES 2015, Bitcoin’s 2,000-square-foot island has attracted a lot of interest from companies and consumers alike, not to mention governments and investors.