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Smartwatches Haven’t Become Much Smarter

Smartwatches Haven’t Become Much Smarter

The smartwatch has quite a few benefits, but anything that one might bring to the table is offset drastically by its position as a threat magnet. Vulnerabilities in smart watches and other wearable technology makes using these devices somewhat risky behavior. Today, we will look at some of the features of the modern smartwatch, how hackers are utilizing them to be disruptive, and what you need to do to protect yourself from the risk posed by hackers.

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How the Internet of Things Helps B2B and B2C Both

How the Internet of Things Helps B2B and B2C Both

The Internet of Things is nothing to shake a stick at - with well over 15 billion devices connecting to the Internet, it has become a force that cannot be ignored. This applies not only to the consumer devices that many associate the IoT with, but also the many IoT applications in the business world as well. Here, we’ll go into the IoT’s significance to businesses of all types.

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Smartphones Are at the Center of the Internet of Things

Smartphones Are at the Center of the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things can be used to create a lot of opportunity for your organization, but there are considerable risks that your business can’t forget about, no matter how tempting it is to take advantage of them. Even though security remains a prime concern for businesses, it’s clear that the Internet of Things isn’t going anywhere. Therefore, you might as well embrace it, or at least prepare for it.

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How Sports Have Gotten Smarter

How Sports Have Gotten Smarter

Athletics are a time-honored tradition, both for athletes and spectators. As time has passed, these bouts of physical skill and prowess have gradually adopted some technological aspects to improve the experience of the game for all. Now, smart technology has a key position on almost any playing field. Let’s review some of the ways that sports have improved through the adoption of technology.

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It’s Time to Get Acquainted With the Internet of Things

It’s Time to Get Acquainted With the Internet of Things

The technology of the future is here, and for many business owners the time to adjust is right now, before they are forced to deal with situations that arise that could put a significant damper on their outfit’s profitability. The Internet of Things (IoT), as it’s now known, is the deployment of products that have Internet connectivity, and thus, can be controlled remotely. The “smart” device trend began a few years back and now consumers can expect to see an ever-growing number of products with this capability made available by companies. The problem is, these companies often have ulterior motives.

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