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India inks tech-leveraging smart city pact with Russia

India inks tech-leveraging smart city pact with Russia

India signed a deal with Russia over the cooperation of smart city initiatives and the use of IT technology from Russian companies. As reported by the Times of India, Russia and India signed the
Aggressive drivers want to take advantage of driverless cars

Aggressive drivers want to take advantage of driverless cars

Aggressive drivers are excited for the outbreak of autonomous cars on public roads, seeing it as a way to bully computers that err on the side of caution, according to new research. The London School
A fine Euro hello to Vodafone’s NarrowBand IoT next year

A fine Euro hello to Vodafone’s NarrowBand IoT next year

Vodafone announced on Wednesday rollout plans for its NarrowBand Internet of Things (NB IoT) network, which will start in four European countries next year. The dedicated IoT network will go live in
Is this autonomous tricycle what urban smart cities need?

Is this autonomous tricycle what urban smart cities need?

The University of Washington Bothell (UWB) wants tricycles to be part of the self-driving conversation, providing smart cities with a cheaper and smaller alternative to cars and buses. The team
Why IoT really means the “Integration of Things”

Why IoT really means the “Integration of Things”

It’s a well-documented position that the IoT market is generally yet to move beyond the early-adopter stage in many industry verticals and use-cases. The adoption curve versus the hype curve is still
Taking the train in India is getting smarter — for some commuters

Taking the train in India is getting smarter — for some commuters

Indian Railways is undertaking a smart city makeover for its stations in 10 cities around the country. As reported by Indian gadget news site BGR, the railroad recently signed a Memorandum of
Will this self-driving military truck threaten army jobs now?

Will this self-driving military truck threaten army jobs now?

When you think about autonomous vehicles, a modified Prius or Smart Car might come to mind. Perhaps a Tesla Model 3 or even a fancy Rolls-Royce that costs more than most people spend on their house.
Going down: Bringing AR to elevator servicing with HoloLens

Going down: Bringing AR to elevator servicing with HoloLens

ThyssenKrupp recently launched its use of Microsoft HoloLens technology in its elevator service operations worldwide. Currently, the global elevator service industry is valued at over $44 billion per
DDoS update: It was the IoT, screwing Dyn, with the faulty traffic cam

DDoS update: It was the IoT, screwing Dyn, with the faulty traffic cam

Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are a common problem for network administrators around the world. Websites small and large get targeted by them every day. But this Friday, dozens of major
6 things we’ve connected that may kill us in the future

6 things we’ve connected that may kill us in the future

As much as we here at ReadWrite are genuinely enthusiastic about the Internet of Things, it’s never been without a heavy grain of salt. We’ve never been afraid to question, analyze and critique the

Dyn DDoS attack sheds new light on the growing IoT problem

In the wake of the massive DDoS attack on Domain Name System (DNS) provider Dyn, network administrators are tackling with how to better secure their networks against vulnerable IoT devices. This past
Smart city project to boost Tallahassee resiliency, urban mobility

Smart city project to boost Tallahassee resiliency, urban mobility

Florida State University (FSU) is partnering with the City of Tallahassee on an urban mobility project that aims to boost smart city resiliency. According to FSUnews.com the university is working with
Mo’ drones, mo’ problems that need drone insurance

Mo’ drones, mo’ problems that need drone insurance

The use of drones is evolving from their role in military strikes to support, commercial and recreational roles around the world. These include the use of drones as first responders in Denmark for
Google will watch the watchers with Eyefluence acquisition

Google will watch the watchers with Eyefluence acquisition

Global tech behemoth Google has quietly acquired the startup Eyefluence which tracks user eye movements in virtual reality environments. According to ZDnet, Google bought the Milpitas, CA-based firm
Bloomberg project to help ten cities gear up for self-driving cars

Bloomberg project to help ten cities gear up for self-driving cars

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg launched a project to help 10 cities around the globe get ready for autonomous vehicles. An article by State Scoop reports that the billionaire announced

Lessons from the IoT front lines

As a leading edge chip manufacturer, MediaTek has been helping companies and developers get to market for almost two decades. Philip Handschin is a technical account manager, which sounds a little
Toronto’s SideFX designing VR smart city projects for Singapore

Toronto’s SideFX designing VR smart city projects for Singapore

SideFX is expanding its visual effects capabilities into a series of innovative virtual reality (VR) projects for Singapore as part of the Asian city-state’s sweeping smart city masterplan. The
Market for “hearable” devices could reach $16B by 2020

Market for “hearable” devices could reach $16B by 2020

Wearable technology is about to expand into a whole new sub-market via your ear-holes with the advent of “hearables.” And this new category of connected devices for your ears is beginning to make its
Qualcomm buys NXP to bolster its IoT future

Qualcomm buys NXP to bolster its IoT future

Qualcomm announced it will be purchasing NXP Semiconductor, a Dutch company that acquired Freescale Semiconductor last year, in merger news that underscores the importance of IoT in the future.
Driverless cars will definitely need smart road infrastructure

Driverless cars will definitely need smart road infrastructure

While much ink is spilled about car-to-car communication by the autonomous vehicle press, the concept of car-to-infrastructure communication is now gaining traction. A recent article by the