Dummy water-plant control systems rapidly attracted attention from hackers who tinkered with their settings—suggesting it happens to real industrial systems, too.
As the amount of data expands exponentially, nearly all of it carries someone’s digital fingerprints.
Advances like GE’s new hybrid wind turbines could make renewable energy more practical.
Putting broadcast signals within LTE mobile network technology could open up bandwidth and disrupt business models.
The creators of Ushahidi, a crisis mapping platform, have developed hardware that keeps wireless communication going in the midst of chaos.
Sensors in cars today could do more to reduce traffic accidents, and costs are coming down.
Platforms that combine networking with user interfaces will help companies test post-PC ideas.
The next frontier for big data is the individual.
Mobile network speeds in urban areas could dramatically increase if consumers connected small, public base stations to their home broadband.
Smart grid technology has been implemented in many places, but Florida’s new deployment is the first full-scale system.