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SAP bets on blockchain for digital supply chains

German software company SAP is betting on blockchain’s distributed immutable ledger technology as a key enabler for disseminating information around digitally tracked business networks...

US Air Force goes Top Gun for IoT-based predictive maintenance

The US Department of Defense (DoD) is arming itself with new AI and IoT technologies to power predictive maintenance of aircraft and boost mission effectiveness. Top Gun...

Hitachi Vantara seeks more “adaptable, composable, analytical” IoT

Adrian Bridgwater reports from Pentaho's final standalone PentahoWorld conference in Orlando, Florida, as the company becomes part of Hitachi Vantara.  The artist formerly known as...

Okta: In the IoT, every ‘thing’ has its own identity

Adrian Bridgwater attends this week's Oktane17 user conference in Las Vegas, to analyze what Okta company executives really mean by 'identity' in an IoT...

The randomness of the IoT: You do the math

How should we define the tools and mechanics we use to process the algorithmic calculations that exist within the IoT? More fundamentally, is it...

Postman aims to help companies deliver on IoT edge computing

API specialist Postman has updated its API monitoring features to allow developers working on IoT edge computing to run API tests from different geographical locations. Edge...

Qt gets cuter for developers focused on IoT automation

Mobile application development company Qt (pronounced 'cute') has refreshed its programmer toolset, designed for coders building apps in the industrial automation space. Qt has had a...

Cheers for connected beer, all hail to the Internet of Ale

Now that the Internet of Things (IoT) touches almost every industry, should we also be enjoying the Internet of Beer at the end of...

Intel Movidius Stick puts neural AI on the edge

Microprocessor giant Intel has launched its Movidius Neural Compute Stick, a USB-based deep learning inference kit and self-contained Artificial Intelligence (AI) accelerator. The technology...

Vapor IO powers up hypercollapsed micro-datacenters

Austin, Texas based datacenter technologies company Vapor IO is launching a new colocation business which could shake up our notion of 'distributed edge' technologies...

Packet launches ‘unfussy’ bare metal for edge computing

The IoT has given rise to a plethora of hardware, software, and connecting middleware,dedicated to furthering our capabilities in so-called edge computing. Working to power...

TestPlant CEO: IoT has broken the established IT testing model

Dr John Bates, CEO of testing automation company TestPlant, spoke at the recent Nutanix Next 2017 conference about the end-to-end realities of putting IoT systems through...