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Top Manufacturing Trends to Watch for in 2016

Cybersecurity Manufacturers continued to face challenges and find opportunities related to cybersecurity in 2015, and those trends can only be expected to intensify in 2016. New laws and new threats (discussed in more detail here and here) have either incentivized or required manufacturers to evaluate their cybersecurity strengths and weaknesses, then capitalize on the former and …

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Year End 2015 Update – gTLD Sunrise Periods Now Open

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New generic top-level domains (gTLDs, the group of letters after the “dot” in a domain name) have launched their “Sunrise” registration periods. As of the date of this newsletter, Sunrise periods are open for the following new gTLDs: .OFFICE .feedback .family .auto .cars .car .lasalle .cloud .wine .vin .theatre .SECURITY .PROTECTION .xn--tckwe (.コム – Japanese for …

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FAST Act Calls for Examination of Internet of Things

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The Internet of Things (IoT), as defined by Wikipedia, is the network of physical objects or “things” embedded with electronics, software, sensors, and network connectivity, which enables these objects to collect and exchange data. The IoT allows objects to be sensed and controlled remotely across existing network infrastructure, creating opportunities for more direct integration between the physical …

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Three Trending Topics in IoT: Privacy, Security, and Fog Computing

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Cisco has estimated that there will be 50 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices connected to the Internet by the year 2020. IoT has been a buzzword over the past couple of years. However, the buzz surrounding IoT in the year 2015 has IoT enthusiasts particularly exerted. This year, IoT has taken center stage at …

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October 2015 – gTLD Sunrise Periods Now Open

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The first new generic top-level domains (gTLDs, the group of letters after the “dot” in a domain name) have launched their “Sunrise” registration periods. As of the date of this post, Sunrise periods are open for the following new gTLDs: .pohl .allfinanz .trading .spreadbetting .cfd .swiss .xn--45q11c (八卦 for “gossip” in Chinese) .forex .broker .earth .gdn …

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