How Significant is Blockchain in the Internet of Things?

  Blockchain and the Internet-of-Things (IoT) are two subjects which are currently receiving a great deal of attention. Excitement and hype, not only in the tech sphere but in all facets of the macro business world springs from these themes.     Internet of Things – The Rise Image Credit: europe.hughes.com   What is IoT? Simply said, IoT is a network or chain of connected physical objects to the internet. These interconnections utilize sensors and embedded software to enable remote monitoring, collection of data and control of devices.   A…

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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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What Is IOTA?

  IOTA is a cryptocurrency that will enable data exchange between sensor-equipped machines that populate the Internet of Things. A distributed ledger will be created for these transactions.   What IOTA does   Anyone with a bank account is familiar with the concept of a ledger, containing records of their debits and credits. However, we need to trust financial institutions and we have done so for generations to safeguard these records and to guarantee their accuracy and integrity. Unfortunately, cyber crimes and hacking are putting this trust at risk.  …

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