Topic: internet of things

To change the world, developers need to target a problem

When computer scientist Derek Peterson was a 5-foot, 110-pound schoolboy, his daily school routine involved being stuffed in lockers by upperclassmen, weekly choking and constant wedgies just because of his size and weight. “Being the smallest kid in school allowed everyone to feel free to take verbal and physical shots at me,” he says. Today, … continue reading

John L. Hennessy and David A. Patterson awarded 2017 ACM A.M. Turing Award for RISC approach

ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, has named John L. Hennessy and David A. Patterson the recipients of the 2017 ACM A.M. Turing Award for inventing the reduced instruction set computer (RISC) approach. Hennessy and Patterson developed a systematic and quantitative approach to designing faster, lower power, and RISC microprocessors. The approach has led to … continue reading

SD Times new digest: Syncfusion’s Essential Studio 2018 Volume 1, Google introduces Agones and Supernova Cloud

Syncfusion has announced the release of Essential Studio 2018 Volume 1. The highlights of the release include Angular and React for JS 2, new components based on our JS 2 library for ASP.NET Core and MVC, new schedule and maps control for Essential JS 2 suite and new controls for Xamarin platforms and Window Forms. … continue reading

Analyst View: IoT needs ordinary applications too

Let’s imagine… Jump a few years into the future. All the hoopla about IoT is history. A lot of equipment comes with network interfaces. The software embedded in the equipment uses resources on the network to get its job done. Imagine a new machine being installed in a factory. It’s in position, the mechanical setup … continue reading

Windows 10 update introduces machine learning component

Microsoft today announced Windows ML, an artificial intelligence runtime that brings high-quality machine learning to Windows devices. At its Windows Developer Days event this morning, the company explained the addition completes CEO Satya Nadella’s vision of widespread adoption of machine learning, providing a platform for developers to use AI within their applications. “At its core, … continue reading

Google releases Android Things Developer Preview 7

Google has announced the latest developer preview for Android Things, its platform for creating Internet of Things solutions. While primarily used for IoT, Google says the platform now also supports video and audio processing applications and on-board machine learning using TensorFlow. The Developer Preview 7 is based on Android 8.1 and supports version 11.8.0 of … continue reading

SD Times news digest: GitLab 10.5, Split’s series B funding, and Ericsson’s IoT Accelerator Marketplace

GitLab has announced version 10.5 with new encryption, security and management capabilities. New features include Let’s Encrypt integration Gemnasium dependency checks, and CI/CD external field. According to the company, this will allow encryption of GitLab traffic to move easier and improve application security. GitLab acquired Gemnasium last month. The new features will help bolster security testing … continue reading

Google Cloud IoT Core is now available

Google has announced the release of Cloud IoT Core, the company’s fully managed cloud service for connecting and managing IoT devices at scale. Google first announced the solution in May of last year.   The solution can be used with Google’s Cloud IoT solution in order to utilize analytics and machine learning services and gain actionable … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Red Hat Decision Manger 7, Apache NetBeans 9.0 beta, and new cybersecurity task force

Red Hat has released Decision Manager 7, its low-code development solution for business rules. Decision Manager is designed to allows citizen developers to build applications that automate business decisions. “It’s entirely possible to create a fully working application purely by creating the business rules in Decision Manager,” said Phil Simpson, JBoss product marketing manager at … continue reading

MIT researchers develop new chips for IoT and neural networks

MIT researchers are developing new chips to overcome modern technology problems. The researchers revealed a new chip designed to perform public-key encryption for the Internet of Things as well as a chip designed to reduce the power consumption of neural networks. Public-key encryption or cryptography enables computers to share information securely without needing a secret … continue reading

Mozilla releases Internet of Things gateway solution

Mozilla is announcing a new solution designed to enable anyone to build their own gateway for the Internet of Things. Things Gateway is a part of the company’s experimental framework Project Things. Project Things is an open framework focused on security, privacy and interoperability for IoT. “Last year, we said that Mozilla is working to … continue reading

SD Times GitHub Project of the Week: Luna

A newly released open source project wants to transform how data is gathered, understood and manipulated. Luna is visual and textual functional programming language created by Wojciech Danilo and Marcin Kostrzewa. “Luna is a general purpose, purely functional programming language incorporating many recent innovations in programming language design, such as higher-order functions, non-strict semantics, algebraic data … continue reading

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