What Xively brings to Google’s IoT toolbox: Experience, customers and speed

Some folks are scratching their heads over Google’s intent to spend $50M to purchase Xively from LogMeIn. I’m not one of those folks because Xively quickly gives Google a few things that it’s lacking in this market. It was just a few podcast episodes ago where Stacey and I were wondering, “What and where is Google’s IoT product strategy?” At

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Vodafone and Mango make digital fitting rooms a reality

Date: February 16, 2018 in: Retail Vodafone announced today that it is working with Mango, the global high street fashion retailer, on a new programme to rollout digital fitting rooms to the company’s top stores worldwide. The digital fitting room has been designed around a new Internet of Things (IoT) digital mirror designed by Mango, developed by Vodafone in collaboration

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HomePod review: Sounds great but limited information and home control

Based on the early reviews, Apple’s HomePod sounds amazing. It’s so good according to some that it rivals audio equipment priced nearly three times the $349 you’ll pay Apple for a  HomePod. And in my testing, I agree: Apple has engineered an excellent sonic experience from a single unit. Plus the microphones are nearly flawless at hearing your voice commands

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Don’t dream big when taking on industrial or enterprise IoT

As inspiring as the phrase business transformation is, I’ve decided that when it comes to industrial or enterprise IoT, it’s better to start small. Most executives by now are well aware that you should begin with a use case, but what’s become more clear as time has passed and projects have failed is that maybe business transformation shouldn’t be your

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