The Amazon Web Services cloud is No. 1 among Internet of Things developers, who prefer to work with Java, says a new survey backed by the Eclipse Foundation.
The Eclipse and Linux foundations are offering new projects for developers working on Internet of Things projects.
Providing security for IoT devices is getting expensive and will become costlier, according to a Gartner report released in March. IoT security spending will reach $1.5 billion in 2018, up from $1.2 billion in 2017, a 28 percent increase.
Internet of Things device-makers utilizing AWS IoT Core, Amazon's managed platform for IoT, have a new option to help avoid having communications blocked by corporate firewalls or home routers.
Much of the hype around the Internet of Things is about household gadgets like the smart toothbrush, but IoT applications are increasingly being deployed from factory floors to hospital wards.
Dr. Ben Zorn, co-manager of Microsoft's Research in Software Engineering group, wonders if the smart fork you are using to eat your spaghetti could be hacked.
With the Internet of Things growing by the minute, Google has released another developer preview of its Android Things platform, which helps developers build connected devices for many different consumer, retail and industrial applications.
While it's notoriously tough for enterprises to find skilled developers for mobile and data science initiatives, a new report from Canonical indicates a skills gap is also affecting recruitment for the growing IoT space.
The Eclipse Foundation's Internet of Things Working Group released a new version of its Kura IoT framework last week, announced the first milestone release of its Kapua platform and announced the creation of a new initiative to drive the adoption of IoT open source and open standards.
Creative Intellect Analyst Clive Howard says that if IoT is to move beyond the hype and to deliver the significant benefits that are possible, then we need to move beyond talking about IoT platforms.
Risks also result from an emphasis on end-user convenience over security and organizations' lack of urgency to address threats.
In-memory data grid specialist Hazelcast launched a new distributed processing engine for data streams, targeting "the intersect of Big Data programmers and Java programmers."
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