The Expanding Internet of Things Presents Big Security Challenges for Tech Industry

Posted on March 23rd, 2016

Image: Techcrunch OpenStand has posted one or two of our articles regarding the security challenges that are presented by the ever-expanding Internet of Things (IoT). Without question, the advantages of having a web-connected heating system or vehicle or baby monitor are attractive and obvious.  However, the reality is that the IoT creates security vulnerabilities  and hacking […]

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Leading Open Internet Advocacy Group Publishes White Paper to Demystify and Promote Further Dialogue Concerning the Internet of Things

Posted on March 16th, 2016

Image: Shutterstock, Bloomua OpenStand readers are more than familiar with current trends and issues related to the proliferation of the Internet of Things (IoT).  We’ve witnessed reliable and exponential growth in the number of Internet users, especially users accessing the web via smartphones and other web-enabled mobile devices. Experts now predict that the number of internet-enabled […]

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IEEE Celebrates Landmark Anniversary of Industry-Leading Wireless Standard

Posted on March 9th, 2016

Image: Shutterstock, Pavel Ignatov The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is the world’s foremost professional association for technology workers and a significant voice in matters of technological standards. IEEE recently celebrated the 25th anniversary of the publishing of IEEE 802.11™1, the de facto standard for WiFi products. The global impact of IEEE 802.11 […]

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IETF Work Group Seeks to Improve User Experience and Interoperability in Streaming Video by Establishing High-Quality Codec Standard

Posted on March 3rd, 2016

Image: Internet Society Interoperability issues are a common annoyance for individuals attempting to stream video on the web. Users that may login to Netflix, Hulu or Amazon to watch a movie on the web may be stopped with a warning that they don’t have the proper software to proceed. Users are often forced to download proprietary […]

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