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Introducing The Linux Foundation’s Open Source Networking Days

OSN Days are a fantastic opportunity for network developers and users to learn how ONAP, OPNFV, OpenDaylight  and other open source initiatives are changing NFV/SDN orchestration and networking solutions. Stops on the tour include: Paris, Milan, Stockholm, London, Tel Aviv, and Japan. Register ...
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JANUS
One of the first JANUS acoustic modems was built around Linux code running on a BeagleBone Black. Image: NATO.

The Internet of Underwater Things: Open Source JANUS Standard for Undersea Communications

Open standards exist for all manner of wireless and terrestrial communications, but so far none has emerged for underwater communications. Below the waves, submarines, autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs), and undersea sensor stations use a hodgepodge of incompatible proprietary technologies...
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MQTT for IoT Communication

MQTT stands for Message Queue Telemetry Transport. As its name suggests, it’s a protocol for transporting messages between two points. Sure, we’ve got Messenger and Skype for that; but what makes MQTT so special is its super lightweight architecture, which is ideal for scenarios where bandwidth is...
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Enterprises Need ‘Security 101’ to Keep IoT Devices Safe

Almost half (46 percent) of U.S. firms that use an Internet of Things (IoT) network have been hit by at least one security breach. This, according to a survey by consulting firm Altman Vilandrie & Company, which said the cost of the breaches represented 13.4 percent of the total revenues for...
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10 IoT Platforms Changing How Companies Do Business

Internet of Things (IoT) platforms are becoming a hub for connecting devices, sensors, networks, and services as well as providing a range of organizations with crucial data so they can drive more cash flow and stay ahead of competition. In 2016, IoT platforms generated about $2 billion in revenue...
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What Serverless and the Internet of Things Can Learn from Each Other

Serverless application architecture and the Internet of Things (IoT) have a lot in common: both are emerging technology choices that are introducing fundamentally new ways of managing networks and, as a result, are requiring new ideas around the design and deployment of applications. Both...
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This Mega-Sensor Makes the Whole Room Smart

Gierad Laput wants to make homes smarter without forcing you to buy a bunch of sensor-laden, Internet-connected appliances. Instead, he’s come up with a way to combine a slew of sensors into a device about the size of a Saltine that plugs into a wall outlet and can monitor many things in the room,...
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Patrick Ohly
Patrick Ohly, a software engineer at Intel, discusses integrity protection schemes and system update mechanisms at the recent Embedded Linux Conference.

Pros and Cons of System Update and Integrity Protection Schemes

Given the increasing malware attacks against Linux-based IoT devices, there is growing interest in integrity protection schemes, as well as system update mechanisms that support over-the-air (OTA) field upgrades. At the recent Embedded Linux Conference, Patrick Ohly, a software engineer at Intel...
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Apache IoT
We provide a look at some highlights of the Apache IoT track at ApacheCon North America, to be held in Miami from May 16-18.

Get a Preview of Apache IoT Projects at Upcoming ApacheCon

The countdown until ApacheCon North America has begun. The blockbuster event will be in Miami this year and runs May 16-18. The Apache community is made up of many niche communities and ApacheCon offers something for all of them. Here, Roman Shaposhnik, Director of Open Source, Pivotal Inc., who...
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6 Hot Internet of Things (IoT) Security Technologies

 Last October, Internet service provider Dyn came under an attack that disrupted access to popular websites. The cybercriminals who initiated the attack managed to commandeer a large number of internet-connected devices (mostly DVRs and cameras) to serve as their helpers. As a result, cybersecurity...
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