Tag: Internet of Things

The First 5G Network Standard has Finally Been Approved

The First 5G Network Standard has Finally Been Approved

The mobile industry has hit another milestone with the approval of the first standalone 5G network standard. 3GPP, an international standards organization, confirmed yesterday that it has officially approved the first standalone 5G network standard....
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5 IoT Devices you Should be Investing in

In our modern connected society, IoT devices are everywhere. However, it can sometimes be hard to find one worth buying out of the millions of products on offer today. IoT devices are quickly becoming the...
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Mirai Botnet Origins Predicts Coworking Mindset of Industry 4.0

Societies flourish when people can collaborate toward a common goal. Here we discuss the oft-destructive Mirai Botnet and how its creation highlights the future of collaboration. We saw this when early humans took down woolly...
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A Timeline of the Rise of Digital Content

The last thirty years have produced more information than the previous five thousand. Why? Because content has gone digital in the blink of an eye. If an alien landed on Earth today and asked...
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Ransomware Will Leverage the IoT to Compromise the Entire Network

An IoT future isn’t just approaching, countries like New Zealand have already launched IoT networks. You can monitor vehicles, infrastructure, and even the body temperature of your livestock. Spark NZ launched an IoT network called...
This Year's Turing Award Goes to Two Computer Chip Visionaries

This Year’s Turing Award Goes to Two Computer Chip Visionaries

The highly coveted Turing Award has gone to two computer chip inventors who reportedly paved the way for today's smartphone industry. On Wednesday, the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) named University of California Berkely professor...
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A Look at how Tech is Changing Society with Increased Accessibility

Edgy Labs takes a look at 3 of the most transformative technologies that are set to converge with each other to reshape the digital sphere. Some futuristic technologies like 3D-bioprinting, space elevators, asteroid mining, and programmable...
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Starbucks Customer Computers Hacked to Mine Bitcoin over Public WiFi

Hackers in Argentina found a way to exploit computers over public WiFi and use them to mine bitcoin. How do we stay secure as public internet access becomes more common? How much do you think...
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How to Make Blades out of old Batteries in a Post-apocalyptic Wasteland

The next phase of Industry will provide us with plenty of e-waste to go around. Let's take a look at how we could put it to good use. The modern age surrounds us with a...
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Washable Circuits Fully Integrated into Fabric for Future Textiles

For the first time, researchers have found a way to fully integrate circuitry into fabrics, giving wearable tech a possibly brighter future. Recently, researchers at the University of Cambridge have shown us how 2D materials...