Internet of Things Weekly News Roundup, June 24, 2017

By Kachi Ojieh Saturday, June 24, 2017
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 Here’s a roundup of interesting Internet of Things news.

NEWS #1MACHINE DEFEATED A MAN IN A GAME OF CHESS BUT HE LEFT A LEGACY

 

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It’s no surprise today how machines are growing rapidly and have taken a place in the life of people. There are changes everywhere both at home where we live and at work where people find their livelihood. As times passed, we now recollect a historic event that changed human approach to how things operate. In the year 1997, Garry Kasparov, a chess grandmaster was beaten by IBM’s Deep Blue in a completely focused game. This led to a discussion among people relating to the contest “Man vs Machine”. (Read: ITNewsAfrica)

NEWS #2THE BATTLE TO SHIELD THE INTERNET OF THINGS FROM HACKERS

 

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Image Credit: Thinkstock

Internet of Things ushered in a lot of things like drones, smart watches, IP monitoring cameras etc. it also brought challenges. IoT devices need security.

Hackers across the globe work tirelessly every day to see that they compromise servers, routers and personal computers (PCs). The harder part of the story is they won’t just stop there but take their skills further by abusing vulnerabilities discovered in gadgets like webcams, baby monitors and not forgetting to mention cars. Almost every device that connects to the internet can be a target for hackers to exploit.

These exploits raises concern for many users as there are gadgets vulnerable to spying, information theft and other abuses. (Read: NetworkWorld)

NEWS #3SAMSUNG REVEALS THEIR PLAN OF MAKING A DEDICATED IOT CHIP

 

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Image Credit: Samsung 

We witnessed a major announcement from Samsung Electronics this week as they unveiled their plan of starting the production of Exynos i T200, a processor aimed to perform at its best for Internet of Things. (Read: CNET)

NEWS #4HYPE VS REALITY: INDUSTRIAL INTERNET OF THINGS CHOOSES THE LATTER

 

Industries such as logistics, agriculture and manufacturing are embracing IoT daily as we see more of them get connected. People are beginning to gain meaningful knowledge of what industrial internet of things really mean due to their growth rate. (Read: eWEEK)

NEWS #5NETCOMM WIRELESS AND TELEFONICA DECLARES PARTNERSHIP IN IOT ECOSYSTEM


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Telefonica
A recent joint announcement by NetComm Wireless and Telefonica shows that both company has come together to sign an Internet of Things Device Supply Agreement.

Philip Micallef, General Manager M2M, NetComm Wireless, said “Telefonica is driving digital transformation on a global scale with a focus on IoT innovation and we are pleased to join Telefonica's partner ecosystem as the need for smart remote communication between business assets and machines becomes ever more critical for enterprises globally.” (Read: IoTEvolutionWorld)

iot
 Here’s a roundup of interesting Internet of Things news.

NEWS #1MACHINE DEFEATED A MAN IN A GAME OF CHESS BUT HE LEFT A LEGACY

 

Internet_of_Things_Man_Vs_Machine_Chess_Game
It’s no surprise today how machines are growing rapidly and have taken a place in the life of people. There are changes everywhere both at home where we live and at work where people find their livelihood. As times passed, we now recollect a historic event that changed human approach to how things operate. In the year 1997, Garry Kasparov, a chess grandmaster was beaten by IBM’s Deep Blue in a completely focused game. This led to a discussion among people relating to the contest “Man vs Machine”. (Read: ITNewsAfrica)

NEWS #2THE BATTLE TO SHIELD THE INTERNET OF THINGS FROM HACKERS

 

Internet_of_Things_IoT_Security
Image Credit: Thinkstock

Internet of Things ushered in a lot of things like drones, smart watches, IP monitoring cameras etc. it also brought challenges. IoT devices need security.

Hackers across the globe work tirelessly every day to see that they compromise servers, routers and personal computers (PCs). The harder part of the story is they won’t just stop there but take their skills further by abusing vulnerabilities discovered in gadgets like webcams, baby monitors and not forgetting to mention cars. Almost every device that connects to the internet can be a target for hackers to exploit.

These exploits raises concern for many users as there are gadgets vulnerable to spying, information theft and other abuses. (Read: NetworkWorld)

NEWS #3SAMSUNG REVEALS THEIR PLAN OF MAKING A DEDICATED IOT CHIP

 

Samsung_Exynos_i_T200
Image Credit: Samsung 

We witnessed a major announcement from Samsung Electronics this week as they unveiled their plan of starting the production of Exynos i T200, a processor aimed to perform at its best for Internet of Things. (Read: CNET)

NEWS #4HYPE VS REALITY: INDUSTRIAL INTERNET OF THINGS CHOOSES THE LATTER

 

Industries such as logistics, agriculture and manufacturing are embracing IoT daily as we see more of them get connected. People are beginning to gain meaningful knowledge of what industrial internet of things really mean due to their growth rate. (Read: eWEEK)

NEWS #5NETCOMM WIRELESS AND TELEFONICA DECLARES PARTNERSHIP IN IOT ECOSYSTEM


Netcomm_wireless
Telefonica
A recent joint announcement by NetComm Wireless and Telefonica shows that both company has come together to sign an Internet of Things Device Supply Agreement.

Philip Micallef, General Manager M2M, NetComm Wireless, said “Telefonica is driving digital transformation on a global scale with a focus on IoT innovation and we are pleased to join Telefonica's partner ecosystem as the need for smart remote communication between business assets and machines becomes ever more critical for enterprises globally.” (Read: IoTEvolutionWorld)

Kachi Ojieh
Kachi Ojieh

"Tech Is Before Anything Else since 2017". Kachi Ojieh is the CEO and Founder of Tech Is Bae. An enthusiastic blogger with the heart to unify all tech lovers across the globe. Currently working to make sure readers keep coming back for more.

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    1. Emmanuel how are you? hope you continue to visit us for latest tech news and mobile reviews. Cheers!!!

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  2. such a great article keep sharing.

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    1. Thanks Ankit..I will try my best to do so.

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