The Internet of Things Is a Boon for B2B: Report


Businesses have been focusing on the Internet of Things as an enabler of growth and increased operational efficiency, as well as the means to provide a better experience to customers and partners, according to the State of the Market: Internet of Things 2017 report Verizon released this week. Seventy-three percent of executives surveyed said they either were researching or currently deploying IoT, according to the report. However, a variety of factors have dampened IoT momentum, including long capital cycles and organizational inertia.

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Facebook wants you to find friends with similar interests in latest app update

A new Facebook things in common feature allows users to see what they have in common with other users, including mutually liked pages, events attended, places lived, and even work history.

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V2V's Place in an Increasingly Connected World


You’re probably tired of reading that the Internet of Things is the hottest thing going, and that IoT is a boon to technology and, simultaneously, a potential disaster for security and privacy. However, over the past few years, another IoT-related technology has been growing: vehicle to vehicle. V2V is a way for automobiles to communicate directly with other vehicles on the road. Vehicles communicating with stationary checkpoints positioned along roadways sometimes is referred to as “vehicle to infrastructure,” or V2I.

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Netflix Climbs the Growth Wave as Cable TV Slides


Things change quickly. A few short years ago, Netflix was nothing more than a mail order video rental business. Since then, it has been growing rapidly and changing. Believe it or not, Netflix today has more U.S. subscribers than cable TV. That’s an amazing accomplishment — and a major hit to traditional cable television. Netflix and cable TV are two different technologies on opposite sides of the growth wave. Cable TV has grown over several decades, but its growth wave has crested in recent years, and it now is on the decline.

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Garmin wants to help you up your golf game with this GPS golf watch

This could be the summer of your golf game if Garmin has anything to say about things. The wearable maker has just unveiled its newest GPS golf watch, the Approach S60, and it’ll set you back $400.

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Garmin wants to help you up your golf game with this GPS golf watch

This could be the summer of your golf game if Garmin has anything to say about things. The wearable maker has just unveiled its newest GPS golf watch, the Approach S60, and it’ll set you back $400.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/01/garmin-wants-to-help-up-your-golf-game-with-this-gps-golf-watch.html

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Robots bring apple picking into the 21st century

Few things are American than apple pie, and a new technique that utilizes machines and technology has set out to make apple harvesting more efficient and less daunting on humans.

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You won't have to wait until November to buy Apple's next-gen iPhone 8

For as popular as the iPhone already is, Apple’s iconic smartphone will take things to the next level once the iPhone 8 is released later this year. Said to feature a sleek new redesign with an edge-to-edge display, the iPhone 8 will likely spur the largest and most significant upgrade cycle Apple has seen yet. After all, seeing as how the iPhone form factor has more or less remained unchanged since the 2014 release of the iPhone 6, current iPhone owners have been pining for something fresh and different for years now. And for anyone curious about the iPhone 8 form factor, we recently posted exclusive photos of what the final iPhone 8 design will likely look like.

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Next Downturn Could Have Silver Lining for IoT


Although nearly every research study and industry survey suggests the Internet of Things market is growing rapidly, plenty of companies are holding back from pursuing IoT opportunities. Ironically, the possibility of a long-overdue financial downturn in the next few years could force executives to put aside their apprehensions and finally launch new IoT initiatives. The vast majority of current IoT deployments are limited in scope and are mostly in trial or development phases, according to a recent Strategy Analytics report.

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Microsoft now puts ads in Windows 10 File Explorer, because of course

File Explorer Windows 10

Some of these things that look very much like ads have started showing up in the file explorer.

The post Microsoft now puts ads in Windows 10 File Explorer, because of course appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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AMD unveils Ryzen launch dates, clock speeds, performance, pricing

AMD Ryzen

Hold on to your hats, ladies and gentlemen — things are about to get real interesting in the PC market.

The post AMD unveils Ryzen launch dates, clock speeds, performance, pricing appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Tech CEO who vowed to murder Donald Trump with a sniper rifle resigns

If there’s ever been a giant list of things you definitely shouldn’t do in a civilized society, threatening to murder the democratically elected leader with a sniper rifle is probably right up there at the top.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/15/tech-ceo-who-vowed-to-murder-donald-trump-with-sniper-rifle-resigns.html

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