January 2019

How drones will change our retail experience, our cities and our skies

The acquisition of Whole Foods by Amazon has been the focus of much attention over the last week. And it’s not only retailers that are taking notice. With our increased desire for delivered goods, drone companies are looking toward Amazon as a way to shepherd in the use of drones in mainstream retail. Amazon is, … Continue reading "How drones will change our retail experience, our cities and our skies"

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Bluetooth sharpens teeth for mesh networking flexibility

Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has added support for mesh networks, aimed at creating large-scale device networks for automation, sensor networks, and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. It is another update focused on making Bluetooth a more viable option for IoT and many-to-many device communications. Previous updates have included extended range, increased speed, and better … Continue reading "Bluetooth sharpens teeth for mesh networking flexibility"

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Is the Office closed? Microsoft announces new AI research incubator

Microsoft has created a new research incubator for scientists and engineers to work towards general-purpose artificial intelligence. The incubator will tackle the development of AI that can be deployed into all products, rather than narrow AI, which is built for a singular purpose. See Also: Microsoft likes self-driving cars, but won’t be building them This … Continue reading "Is the Office closed? Microsoft announces new AI research incubator"

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5 key takeaways about entrepreneurship in large enterprises

The most successful large organizations never forget their startup roots. Instead, they find ways to preserve their entrepreneurial mindset, even in the face of growing scale and maturity. I’m honored to work for Comcast, which is such a company, surrounded by leaders who are driven by a collective passion to create innovative experiences that change … Continue reading "5 key takeaways about entrepreneurship in large enterprises"

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Check out our definitive IoT market participant landscape

The Internet of Things is a behemoth. IoT companies number nearly 3,000, employ 10 times that, and have created over $600 billion in value. But this behemoth is also mysterious, and, at times, confusing. So what exactly is IoT and who is involved? According John Koetsier, IoT analyst and advisor to ReadWrite Labs, IoT is … Continue reading "Check out our definitive IoT market participant landscape"

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