Planning for the IoT: How the right upfront decisions can mean better performance, scalability and security

Internet of Things (IoT) applications seem to be hot on the enterprise wish list. Businesses want to increase customer engagement, gather useful …

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What’s the Future of the IoT?

The annual Consumer Electronics Show that wrapped up in Las Vegas last week is widely known by its initials, CES, but Time.com suggests the 2017 …

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The Internet of Things and Sleeping Like an Athlete

How important is the right amount of sleep to an athlete? "Sleep should be regarded as important as exercise and diet," said Amy Bender, a …

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The Internet of Things and Staying Healthy

Everyone knows the Internet of Things (IoT) is the next big thing, with projections about IoT's coming dominance differing only in how many billions…

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A Better Game? Football’s Data-Driven Tech Ramps Up Insights, Strategy

We've got a creaky star quarterback competing in what might be his last rodeo versus a future MVP who is 13 years younger, likes to score and …

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Fitbit IPO Hits Big, Signals Broader Shift in Consumer Expectations

Fitbit stock trekked steadily upward after its initial public offering last week. The company opened 50% above its target price of $20 a share and…

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A Day in the Life of a Mobile Payment

According to an Accenture report, every 10% of cash payments and 10% of credit card payments migrating to digital payments represents a total of 300 …

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The Flood is Coming: Why Your Mobile Data Strategy is Critical

Predicting the future can be a tricky, contentious business. But when it comes to projections about the volume of mobile data traffic companies …

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Apple, iPhones and the Mobile Payments Market Shake-up

On a day when iPhones everywhere officially became out-of-date and the world got its first long look at the Apple Watch, my mind is on mobile …

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