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The dark side of IoT: By 2020, a $5 billion black market will exist to sell fake sensor, video data

More than half of major new business processes and systems will incorporate some element of the Internet of Things (IoT) by 2020, according to Gartner, Inc. The impact of the IoT on consumers’ lives and corporate business models is rapidly increasing as the cost of “instrumenting” physical things with sensors and connecting them to other […]

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2,500 Wi-Fi Hotspots to Be Installed by Next Fiscal

The government plans to reach up to 500 million Internet subscribers in next 6-7 months, besides installing 2,500 Wi-Fi hotspots at 256 places by the next fiscal, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Sunday. “Today mobile penetration is 1 billion, while Internet penetration is 400 million. It took more than 3-4 years to become […]

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SpaceX to Attempt Ocean Landing of Falcon 9 Rocket on January 17

SpaceX will try again Sunday to land its Falcon 9 rocket on an ocean platform, one month after successfully returning the rocket’s first stage to an upright landing on solid ground. Previous attempts to set down the rocket’s first stage on a floating barge in the Atlantic Ocean have failed, but the California-based company will […]

Internet

Britain’s Draft Internet Spying Law Threatens Key Rights

Britain’s proposed new Internet spying laws could threaten key rights if passed unchanged, UN rights experts said Monday, calling for a “comprehensive review” of the draft legislation. The proposed measures, which were unveiled in November, would allow security agencies to access the Internet communication records of suspects and require web and phone companies to keep […]