With a Nest Learning Thermostat, at any moment, no matter where you are in the world, you can pull out your iPhone and adjust the temperature in your house or compare your energy use to others. With a Fitbit or Nike wristband, you can keep track of your activity and diet (the “quantified self”) all the time, and watch your progress over time or share and compare your data with others.
But this, the experts say, is only the tip of the iceberg. If this year’s Consumer Electronics Show and Mobile World Congress are any indication, the Internet of Things and wearable computing are about to go mainstream in a big way.
Please read: http://www.wired.com/2014/03/data-centers-internet-things-come/
The past few days have revealed new data that suggests the recent upsurge in malware targeting routers—as Ars has chronicled here, here, and here—is not only continuing, but it’s spreading to digital video recorders (DVRs).
Read more at http://arstechnica.com/security/2014/04/how-new-malware-is-making-the-internet-of-things-the-windows-xp-of-2014/
The Internet Of Things represents a major departure in the history of the Internet, as connections move beyond computing devices, and begin to power billions of everyday devices, from parking meters to home thermostats.
Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/growth-in-the-internet-of-things-2013-10#ixzz2yKG2NwHY