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M2M Still Growing, No Surprise

Recently, Vodafone,, one of the industry’s most respected and perhaps one of world’s largest telecommunication network providers, released its third annual M2M Barometer report.
By |7/16/2015|
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LTE-U, Unlicensed or Not?

The wireless industry is a buzz these days about unlicensed-LTE—or more commonly known as LTE-U. It’s been making the wireless industry headlines quite a bit this past week.
By |7/9/2015|
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Inceptionism: When the Artist Is an Artificial Intelligence

When something you see or read triggers multiple trains of thought simultaneously, insight follows, the “aha” moment arrives, and you might get a mild headache.
By |7/8/2015|
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Hello: IoT Is Just the Evolution of Innovation

It seems every day someone else is surprised by this so-called “new” acronym IoT, otherwise known as the Internet of Things.
By |7/2/2015|
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Robots Are Coming, But When?

It seems that robots are on everyone’s minds these days. It’s not surprising considering DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) offered up a $2 million cash prize during its DARPA Robotics Challenge.
By |6/25/2015|
  • Blog_Tim_Lindner

Grability Inc. Expands Presence with Major Spanish Supermarket Chain

In the past two days, Grability Inc. has captured broad attention with El Corte Ingles’ announcement of the extension of its intuitive online shopping application to its stores in Portugal.
By |6/18/2015|
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Hack Today, Gone Tomorrow!

It seems every time a massive data breach occurs, it makes the headline news in the mainstream media. The most recent humiliating discovery, which is still being sorted out, is the St. Louis Cardinals hacking into the Houston Astros’ database.
By |6/18/2015|
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Solar Energy Growth Projections: Who Do You Believe?

Despite analysts’ rosy forecasts for solar energy as a replacement for fossil fuel-based energy generation, there appears to be trouble in solar paradise.
By |6/15/2015|
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The Healthcare Supply Chain: Significant Changes Are Underway

My long absence from the pages of Connected World was due to an intensive round of business trips across Canada and the U.S. and a good deal of that effort was focused on understanding the challenge facing hospital group operators stemming from changes in health care insurance law and patient demographics.
By |6/10/2015|
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DeWalt Puts its Manufacturing Swagger On

Last week I had the pleasure of visiting a DeWalt plant in Charlotte, N.C. I was invited, as was a group of other journalists, to see firsthand what DeWalt is doing these days at its factory.
By |6/9/2015|