What are the expert IoT predictions for 2021? Smarter homes, cities and workplaces as the internet of things gains ever more prominence. The Internet of Things (IoT) will undoubtedly continue to play a significant role in society for the foreseeable future. Here are six 2021 IoT predictions for people to anticipate in the coming year.
Cybersecurity Posture is a Must in an Anti-Cyber-Attack
More than 10 years ago, fewer than one in four companies relied on the Internet for their business. But now, it is 100 percent. Despite this growth, the Internet has now been accompanied by a steady increase in the severity of “Cyber-Attacks.”Billions of business individuals worldwide have had their personal data stolen, exposed, and rapidly occurring at a high frequency.
The VP of Software Development at Oracle reveals what's brewing for the future of Java.
My first experience with Java came in my second computer science class, Fundamentals of CS. The intro to programming course used C++, and was my first programming outside of BASIC. With the intro course, I learned loops and logic, variables and function declaration, memory allocation, and basic objects and classes.
With working from home on the rise, companies are increasingly relying on VPN security to reduce the risk of cybercrime.
Most of us are spending more time at home now than ever before and are either working from home or trying to find ways to keep ourselves occupied while sheltering in place. Either way, we’re connected to the internet, making cybersecurity tools like Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), more popular than ever.
With requests for new infrastructure increasing to support working from home, some creating IT financing options have emerged
The COVID-19 responders on the front lines also include IT staff members who worked around the clock to deliver the IT services that workers within all industry segments needed to continue functioning.
Good back up systems saved Port St. Lucie's sheriff's office after hackers attempted to extort $1 Million!
"Everything," said St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office IT Manager, John Hammond. "Everything from our payroll to our booking system at the jail, to our reports that our deputies use in the field. All of those were shut down as a result of this activity."
Applications like Eharmony prove that there is a science behind relationship chemistry, but what if we applied these types of algorithms to adoption? Programs like Family Match are using just that to match waiting children with approved families in hopes of creating the best match possible
The Problem With Defining Bad Algorithms in Software Development
Increasingly, our lives are run by algorithms. When we run to Google for search for the answer to a question that’s been plaguing us, we’re tapping into an algorithm that will find us the best possible result. When we open Facebook or Twitter for a rundown of all the latest news and updates from our friends, we’re relying on an algorithm to show us the most relevant content. We can even use algorithms to make predictions, evaluate data, and help us make better decisions in our jobs.
The PC revolution started off life 35 years ago this week. Microsoft launched its first version of Windows on November 20th, 1985, to succeed MS-DOS. It was a huge milestone that paved the way for the modern versions of Windows we use today. While Windows 10 doesn’t look anything like Windows 1.0, it still has many of its original fundamentals like scroll bars, drop-down menus, icons, dialog boxes, and apps like Notepad and MS paint.
Sony announces bug bounty program that rewards the hacker that can follow its strict rules of engagement
Sony wasn’t impressed, and launched legal action against Hotz, even though the main purpose of Hotz’s reverse engineering seems to have been an attempt to allow PS3 owners to run alternative operating systems such as Linux or FreeBSD on their own devices.
Check out the results from Stack Overflow's 2020 Developer Survey. Can you guess the 3 most loved languages by devs?
he results of this survey reflect the opinions and experiences of nearly 65,000 developers. It’s important to note, however, that the survey was conducted in February, before COVID-19 had been declared a global pandemic, and countries across the world had gone into lockdown.
Hackers are spreading malicious sites disguised as coronavirus maps to attempt to give people malware
As people seek out information about the spread of COVID-19, hackers are circulating fake dashboard that purport to show maps tracking the spread of coronavirus but that actually infect people's computers with malware when opened.
FPL is offering entrepreneur teams $50,000 toward their ventures in renewable energy, water, or technology.
FPL is investing $2.5 million in the first year and offering each entrepreneur team $50,000 toward their venture. The entrepreneurs will have access to FPL's experts in solar, renewable energy, smart-grid...
Covariant.ai uses a range of AI techniques to help robots learn new skills and improve performance of warehouse tasks.
Some of the biggest names in artificial intelligence, including two godfathers of the machine learning boom, are betting that clever algorithms are about to transform the abilities of industrial robots.
Tech can be challenging to keep up with. Check out readwrite's top conference picks for 2020. Which ones are you attending?
The world of tech is in constant flux, and it can feel challenging to keep up with the never-ending changes. Conferences are one of the best ways to keep up with what’s current in tech, showcasing some of the field’s best minds and allowing you to network with other business leaders.
Check out these events that teaches teens how to hack and code for the greater good
The term hacker may typically be associated with negative connotations. However, TeenHacks LI is working with high school students by using hacking and coding to assist in philanthropic efforts worldwide.
The insurance industry, for a long time, has been driven by traditional business models. It continued its legacy business process and products for quite some time. But with the intervention of innovative technology, the insurance industry has witnessed positive outcomes.
Like so many other aspects of society, hiring has been dramatically shaken by the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Hit by severe financial losses, organizations have had to cut back on their staffing needs. But that tide may be starting to turn for technology workers. A report released Wednesday by job site Dice finds that hiring in the tech sector appears to be stabilizing.
One data scientist pushes limits as she offers virtual coding camps for students nationwide to help keep them engaged and stimulated.
When the coronavirus forced schools nationwide to shut down indefinitely, some 115,000 low-income students in Chicago, one of the country’s most segregated cities, were sent home without devices to use during quarantine.
A lab at the University of Toronto uses AI and supercomputer-driven techniques to convert greenhouse gas into useful materials.
At the University of Toronto, Ted Sargent runs a test kitchen of sorts. His team, composed of researchers and students, develops recipes, measures and mixes ingredients carefully, and then evaluates the aftermath.
Cisco shines a light on new IT jobs emerging due to Covid-19
The future of IT networking jobs is being shaped in part by the current demands created by the way businesses handle the COVID-19 situation but also by the rapid change in the way networks are being built.
Financial data is constantly at risk for a breach, making security an important aspect of the financial industry. IBM may be creating the solution with by using the IBM private cloud and encryption technology to keep crypto currency safe