Image: https://shutr.bz/2hTPZYa Embracing open standards was the key to Intel’s dominance in the PC and server platforms years ago. And now, it appears, Nvidia is following in Intel’s footsteps in the machine learning and AI industry with its Volta architecture. A NetworkWorld article calls out the similarities this way: “Intel won its dominance in PC […]

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Image: https://shutr.bz/2hS2GCY When it comes to what will most impact the Internet in the next five to seven years, the answers, according to a recent report, will be Artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things and cyber threats. The report author, The Internet Society (ISOC), a nonprofit focused on the open development, evolution and use of […]

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Image: https://shutr.bz/2z91Sgc Earlier this fall, British multinational telecommunications company Vodafone made the decision to join the Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) Project as a Platinum member. By joining this effort, Vodafone lends the software-based effort increased legitimacy by offering its perspective as a major global service provider that deploys SDN and NFV across a wide […]

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Image: https://shutr.bz/2zKpmt3 When it comes to the Internet of Things (IoT), there is no more prevalent concern than security. And that concern holds water. According to Gartner Research, there are an estimated 8.4 billion IoT devices in use and the company expects that number to exceed 20 billion by the year 2020. With those sorts […]

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Image: https://shutr.bz/2mv3fUI What keeps internet experts up at night when it comes to security and privacy fears for the internet and its future impact on civilization? Well, the short answers include a catastrophic worldwide cyber-attack, the emergence of an IoT-enabled surveillance state, and the weakening of encryption. These were the answers given by internet experts […]

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Image: https://shutr.bz/2hw4WvO In the latest move towards a more open digital world, ACCESS and DTVKit have announced a collaboration that will offer open standards-based solutions. According to both organizations, this partnership will work to reduce development time by providing a pre-integrated Chromium browser and DVB components for HbbTV and HTML5 connected applications. According to the […]

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Image: https://shutr.bz/2yGNNtm The sheer number of devices in today’s world create a unique challenge in terms of bandwidth. The increase of computers and mobile devices requires a solution that can manage that level of bandwidth efficiently and effectively. Enter software-defined networking. Software-defined networking (SDN) is one of the most innovative technologies designed for network control […]

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Image: https://shutr.bz/2yOj4dB Earlier this summer, Oracle, an American multinational computer technology company, made an announcement regarding the future of Java Enterprise Edition. They are considering moving Java EE technologies to an open-source foundation. In a blog post, the technology giant stated that the move, “may be the right next step, in order to adopt more […]

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Image: https://shutr.bz/2zKiMT3 Another industry leader has used her voice to speak in favor of interoperability and open standards. This time, we hear from Diane Gongaware, vice president of U.S. public sector services at Cisco. Recently, the executive at the technology giant spoke out about the massive amount of data that government agencies collect, protect, analyze […]

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Image: https://shutr.bz/2yDeQX2 Regular readers of this blog are certainly no stranger to the Internet of Things (IoT), where it’s going, and the potential standards-related issues that it will face in the future. And, it seems, those in the United States government are also acknowledging the critical need for standards in this area. Homes are becoming […]

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