Internet-Enabled Features in Cars Present Need for Unified Standards

Posted on February 24th, 2016

  Image: Shutterstock, PeterPhoto123 In previous OpenStand posts, we have discussed the proliferation of Internet-connectivity into every aspect of our daily lives as we approach a new “Internet of Things” (IoT) era. As we fill our homes with more and more networked devices, that are capable of relaying information to anywhere in the world in […]

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Baby Monitors May Present Security Risk for Home Networks

Posted on February 17th, 2016

Image: Shutterstock, Piotr Adamowicz Ever since their invention in 1937, baby monitors have afforded the parents of small children the ability to keep tabs on their child’s safety without physically being in the same room. While they are designed with safety in mind, new research has revealed that some modern, sophisticated baby monitors come with […]

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Rise in Proprietary Mobile Apps Threatens to Send Web Back to Early Days

Posted on February 11th, 2016

Image: TelecomsTech In the mid-nineties, web browsing was still a fledgling phase, where best practices and standards had not yet been firmly established. Two web browsers dominated the industry: Netscape Navigator and Microsoft’s Internet Explorer. These two software behemoths adopted a “take no prisoners” approach, incorporating an increasing number of proprietary features to lure users […]

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