Despite AI ethical concerns, IoT is on rise in Healthcare Sector

Everyone is now aware that artificial intelligence (AI) and the internet-of-things (IoT) are all of a sudden big business. They have their touch-points in almost every industry, every sector.   AI demands more than just buying and installing a particular piece of software. More than 80 percent of execs said they’re not ready for “societal and liability issues that will require them to explain their AI-based actions and decisions,” according to the report. However, the IoT is on rise in the healthcare sector. It has a sharp impact on the entire industry,…

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Burgeoning Demand for Smart and Power-efficient Electronic Devices to Present Mammoth Growth Opportunity for the SoC Industry

  Small electronic devices such as smartphones and tablets mostly require the same components used in desktop computers or laptops to provide all the amazing functionalities we need every day. However, these small devices are not built with the same amount of internal space as that of laptops or desktop PCs to fit various parts such as processors, audio receivers, RAMs, graphics cards, memory blocks, timing units, logic boards, analog-to-digital converters (ADC) and much more.     This means that the internal parts need to be as compact as possible…

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Google’s Edge TPU Machine Learning Chip Helps In Automating Quality Control For IoT Applications

  The pioneer in the internet-related services and products: Google has unveiled a new tensor processing unit (TPU) called Edge TPU at the Google Cloud Next conference in San Francisco. The novel chip is designed to run TensorFlow Lite machine learning models on the Internet of Things-based (IoT-based) devices.     Two years ago, Google launched its TPU, a specialized chip that performs simplified tasks of artificial intelligence (AI). However, the newly-launched Edge TPU is carefully designed to carry out the so-called “inference tasks”, which is the part of machine…

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Top 3 Latest Developments in Internet of Things 2018

  Wouldn’t it be great if we had computers that know everything about this world? They would help us track and count everything, thereby greatly saving time and money and reducing waste. We would easily know things such as the quality of the air, the amount of pollutants in water, the consumption of electricity, when things required mending or replacement, and so on. Well, all this and more can be achieved when we empower computers to use their own means of gathering data without any form of human help so…

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IoT in Trouble if it does not overcome these 5 biggest challenges

As the IoT sector grows rapidly, there are challenges such as threats to cloud, scalability, lack of standardization, and others that need to be overcome to realize its optimum potential.   Internet of Things (IoT) has become a widespread cutting-edge technology with implementation in connected homes, traffic management, smart grid, and others. The technology has been advanced and human lives have become easier and efficient. The growth of implementation of IoT devices is gaining momentum in recent years and it will take more strides in coming years.     The…

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Five Trends In Internet Of Things To Watch Out For In 2018

  The year 2018 showed that the biggest advancement in technology is nothing but Internet of Things or IoT. The most attractive feature of IoT is remote accessibility. For instance, IoT helps unlock doors as well as cars, access security cameras of smart homes, and even control room temperature using smartphones. It is said that there are roughly 20 billion internet connected devices globally as of 2018. Thus, several experts believe that 2018 is “the year of IoT”. According to a research firm, Progressive Markets, the IoT market is expected…

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Bithumb hack emphasizes need for Security in Crypto Industry

Korean Crypto Exchange Bithumb lost more than $30 million in the most recent crypto hack, further emphasizing the need for security in the industry. With blockchain technologies, the repercussions of a hack are much greater than in traditional technology.  Bloomberg reported that Exchanges are a juicy target for hackers, with more than a billion dollars worth of cryptocurrency being stolen.     In response to the latest hack, industry leaders highlight the importance to build confidence in the industry, follow best practice, implement a regulatory framework as well as decentralise…

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Hack the DAO: Blockchain Startup Daox to Announce a $100K Hacking Contest

  Daox, a blockchain startup that is developing a platform and ecosystem for ICOs based on the concept of a decentralized autonomous organization, has announced the $100k hacking contest to prove that their DAOs are safe.     According to the rules, participants should either find a way to completely freeze or steal the funds that reside on a DAO’s Ethereum smart contract. The first person to complete the objective would be unconditionally rewarded with a $100k prize in bitcoins and get an offer to join their team.   The…

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GECKO Governance Launches Compliance Solution For ICO Market Following Approval by Isle of Man Regulator

    Former SEC Senior Compliance Examiner joins stellar advisory board     Dublin, Ireland – 12 June 2018 – GECKO Governance, the multi-award winning RegTech regulatory solution for financial compliance, has announced the launch of a new compliance solution, GECKO Crypto1, following approval by the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority. Managing ICO governance and compliance for every jurisdiction, GECKO Crypto1 will offer enhanced levels of transparency and accountability to platform-users within the blockchain industry. The platform provider also announced today that Dan Viola, former Senior Compliance Examiner at…

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How your printer snitches on you

  Printers and privacy are in a complicated relationship – When you print, scan, or copy a document at home or in the office, it might look like any other document to your eyes. But, unbelievably, data on the page make it possible to track almost every document you’ve ever scanned, printed, or photocopied back to you. 1.Printer logs   All modern printers keep some form of log. Depending on the make and model, the logs can be highly intrusive and even go as far as indefinitely retaining full copies of…

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