internet of things

How Australia Can Reap the Benefits and Dodge the Dangers of the Internet of Things

How Australia Can Reap the Benefits and Dodge the Dangers of the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) is already all around us. Online devices have become essential in industries from manufacturing and healthcare to agriculture and environmental management, not to mention our own homes. Digital consulting firm Ovum estimates that by 2022 Australian homes will host more than 47 million IoT devices,…

Amazon Quietly Reveals Plan To Put Alexa In Almost Everything

Amazon Quietly Reveals Plan To Put Alexa In Almost Everything

Just when you thought Alexa wasn’t integrated into enough stuff, Amazon has casually announced a new way to add the artificially intelligent voice assistant to even the cheapest, dumbest things. The new technology is capable of running Alexa with the most basic processors and less than 1MB of memory. That…