Internet of Things

  • Wallets Versus Stored Credentials: How Consumers Shop And Pay With Smartphones

    May 20, 2019 Mobile commerce might just be the key to saving brick-and-mortar stores. Consumers use their smartphones to shop for everything, everywhere – including using them to help them shop in-store. What’s more, ...
  • Payday Lending, P2P And Innovation Topped The Week’s News

    May 17, 2019 Were you able to keep up with all the news that happened this week? We at PYMNTS are here to make sure you didn’t miss anything. Both Visa and Mastercard ...
  • To Optimize Supply Chains, Big Data Must Have The Need For Speed

    May 15, 2019 Supply chain management strategies are top of mind for many organizations at a time when Brexit, trade disputes, tariffs and an overall sense of geopolitical volatility have businesses recognizing the ...
  • Taking Pet-Friendly Into Next-Level Digital With IoT Dog Houses

    May 8, 2019 Making Stores Dog-Friendly With IoT HousesSome entrepreneurs start companies based on experiences with their own pets. DogSpot Co-Founder and CEO Chelsea Brownridge, for instance, began her company because of her dog Winston. While she likes to ...
  • Vodafone: How 5G Will Impact IoT’s Future

    May 6, 2019 There is a tendency when talking about the Internet of Things (IoT) — and all the miraculous things it will power in the future — to lose sight of the ...
  • Global Security Officials Meet To Discuss 5G Security

    May 2, 2019 Security Officials Meet To Discuss 5G SecurityRepresentatives from a number of countries around the world – excluding Russia, China and representatives from technology giant Huawei – met to discuss the security of 5G networks as many ...
  • Samsung Touts 5G As Q1 Profit Plummets

    April 30, 2019 5GEarly 5G mobile network technology deployments put positive pressure on first quarter 2019 earnings for Samsung, but the firm still took a 60 percent dive on operating profits for the ...
  • P2P Security Issues Plague Millions Of IoT Devices

    April 26, 2019 P2P Security Issues Plague IoT DevicesA P2P (peer-to-peer) technology ingrained in millions of IoT (Internet of Things) devices, including security cameras, smart doorbells, baby monitors and video recorders, has many security flaws that allow them ...
  • Microsoft Acquires Express Logic To Boost IoT

    April 19, 2019 Microsoft announced that it has acquired Express Logic, a leader in real-time operating systems (RTOS) for Internet of Things (IoT), and in edge devices powered by microcontroller units (MCUs). The announcement comes ...
  • How 5G Could Be Rocket Fuel To Retail

    April 17, 2019 5GThe race to 5G retail is on. The new, faster mobile network technology is a big part of the plans for many commerce and payments operators, even though specific use cases ...
  • How Bonbouton’s Connected Insoles Track Health And Keep Data Secure

    April 17, 2019 From fitness bands to heart rate monitors, consumers have a seemingly endless number of healthcare trackers from which to choose, but their conveniences can come at the cost of data ...
  • Can Regulating Wearables Protect Data Privacy?

    April 16, 2019 The Intelligence of Things (IoT) has become a fixture of everyday life, with more than 14 billion connected devices expected to be in use by the end of 2019. However, ...
  • White House And FCC Prioritize 5G Spend On Rural Broadband

    April 12, 2019 US 5GThe White House and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) have announced they will prioritize 5G to make sure America is at the forefront of pushing out the new technology. Also, ...
  • Verizon Connect Integrates Telematics Into Iveco Fleet Vehicles

    April 9, 2019 Verizon Connect, the fleet management unit of telecommunications firm Verizon, is integrating its telematics and mobile workforce management software into the commercial vehicles manufactured by U.K.-based Iveco. Reports in Automotive World ...
  • B2B Payments Sizzle As Checks Face A Looming Fizzle

    April 5, 2019 B2BMight the check be going the way of the dodo? The way of not-so-fond memory, while trees breathe a silent sigh of relief? As 2019 ended its first quarter, it may ...
  • Virtual Reality: 5G Retailers’ Secret Sauce?

    April 4, 2019 Virtual Reality: 5G Retailers’ Secret Sauce?Out of the haze of uncertainty emerged a new mobile network, and from the new mobile network came new retail applications and experiences, all taking advantage of the faster speed ...
  • Barclays: 5G Could Mean $20B A Year For Economy

    April 3, 2019 Barclays: 5G Could Be A Boon To UK EconomyThe rollout of 5G technology could be a boon to the U.K. economy if a new forecast by Barclays proves true. According to the U.K. bank, speedy internet boosted by 5G ...
  • US Now First In Global 5G Readiness

    April 2, 2019 US Now First In Global 5G ReadinessThe United States, with quick moves by government officials and telecommunications carriers, has moved to the front of the global 5G race, according to reports. The wireless industry association CTIA released ...
  • How Regulatory Concerns Are Sparking Digital Innovation

    March 25, 2019 As the U.S. federal government tries to stem fraud and other losses in benefit programs, a new mobile app might just provide a way to do that. While that happens, ...
  • New IoT Security Bill Exposes Rising Data Protection, Safety Concerns

    March 25, 2019 Approximately 20 billion IoT-enabled devices will be connected by 2020. These items are fast, handle an increasingly large amount of personal and financial data and tend to be prone to ...
  • The Move To Regulate IoT

    March 22, 2019 NSA: Warrantless Data Searches On The RiseThe Internet of Things (IoT) has firmly taken hold, with new applications — focusing on the support of consumer, business and industrial use cases — now being developed and rolled ...
  • Verizon 5G Network Launch Foreshadows Mobile Commerce Changes

    March 15, 2019 Verizon 5G Launch Sparks Mobile Commerce ChangesScore one for the Midwest: Verizon said this week (March 13) it will launch its 5G network in Chicago and Minneapolis on April 11. The announcement from the mobile network ...
  • 5G, Biometrics Lead The Way At Mobile World Congress

    March 1, 2019 5G, Biometrics Lead The Way At MWC ConferenceThe next glimpse of the future of mobile commerce – and all its offshoots – took place this past week in Barcelona, where the product demonstrations and speakers’ comments at the Mobile ...
  • As The IoT Grows, Can It Overcome Security Problems?

    February 28, 2019 As IoT Grows, Can It Overcome Security Problems?The Internet of Things (IoT) is about much more than the actual things, of course. All those “smart” appliances, speakers, TVs, vehicles, thermostats and other devices connect to networks and infrastructure ...
  • The Next Frontier In Connecting Across Channels

    February 26, 2019 The Next Frontier In Connecting Across ChannelsIt might be a bit of a cliché to note that we live in an increasingly connected world – though given that literally tens of billions of connected devices are predicted to ...
  • BlackBerry Acquires AI Cybersecurity Co Cylance

    February 25, 2019 BlackBerry Acquires AI-Cybersecurity Co. CylanceBlackBerry has acquired the artificial intelligence and cybersecurity company Cylance for $1.4 billion in cash, in a bid to assist with plans to make software for autonomous cars, according to ...
  • LG Announces 5G Dual-Screen Smartphone, Advanced Biometrics

    February 25, 2019 lg-5g-veins-biometricsLG Electronics revealed its new 5G smartphone, which boasts a dual screen that will allow users to watch a film on one screen while searching the internet on the other. In ...
  • How IoT Payments Make The Old (Transaction) New Again

    February 25, 2019 There’s room for payment technology providers to marry speed and safety as IoT transforms the way consumers receive and make payments. According to NMI CEO Vijay Sondhi, government efforts can ...
  • FCC: US Poised To Win 5G Race

    February 24, 2019 With 5G wireless coming, the U.S. is in a good position to dominate the market, said Federal Communications Commission Commissioner Brendan Carr. According to a report in CNBC, Carr said on “Squawk ...
  • Alias Creators On Security, GDPR And Data As The New Oil

    February 22, 2019 Smart Speaker“Alexa, how secure is my data?” Smart speakers and other IoT devices are growing in popularity and affordability for consumers, many of whom are now weighing their convenience and novelty against ...
  • Verizon Plans Rollout Of 5G In 30 U.S. Cities In 2019

    February 21, 2019 Verizon 5GVerizon will be bringing its 5G technology to 30 U.S. cities by the end of the year, according to reports. The wireless giant didn’t specify the cities or the method of ...
  • ‘Alexa — Is My Data Secure On Connected Devices?’

    February 21, 2019 By 2020, there will be an estimated 26 billion Intelligence of Things (IoT)-connected devices active around the world. As the IoT market grows, however, developers and consumers alike are growing ...
  • Qualcomm Debuts Second Chip In Run-Up To 5G

    February 20, 2019 Qualcomm, the largest maker of smartphone chips, is prepping for 5G with the launch of a new chip. The offering is designed to work with the company’s new Snapdragon X55 5G ...
  • Europe Considers Restricting Huawei, Could Hamper 5G Advancement

    February 18, 2019 5G NetworksThe U.K. and other European nations are considering whether to impose restrictions on Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, but the issue is complicated because it could delay the region’s adoption of ...
  • Why Contextual Commerce Is Retail’s Future Now

    February 12, 2019 Contextual CommerceShopping is a social experience in more ways than one. Consumers are busy, attached to their smartphones and used to scrolling past thousands of product images per day. They’re using ...
  • Why Smart Pet Toy Startups Are Adopting Subscriptions

    February 7, 2019 PupPod On Building A Dog Toy Subscription ModelEntrepreneurs can sometimes find inspiration for their next projects from their pets. The founder of Internet of Things (IoT)-based pet subscription service PupPod was inspired to start his company after ...
  • Scoring A Touchdown For Consumer Choice

    January 30, 2019 Today in Data Super Bowl IoTCustomers want what they want, whether that be a voice assistant, a family vacation or to place a wager on the biggest football game of the year. The question is ...
  • How Autonomous Cars Will Upend The Grocery Industry

    January 29, 2019 From connected cars to smart ovens, the Intelligence of Things (IoT) ecosystem is projected to grow into every area of consumer life by the end of 2019. Overall spend on IoT ...
  • Streamlining The B2B Side Of Retail With Data

    January 22, 2019 There is a chain reaction set off when a consumer makes a seemingly simple purchase online. While the shopper will click “buy,” then receive data about order confirmation, payment acceptance ...
  • Digital License Plates Vie For Place In The Connected Car Ecosystem

    January 21, 2019 Digital License Plates and the Connected Car EcosystemThe move toward a connected car ecosystem includes the potential use of digital license plates on vehicles — an effort that has now spread to Michigan. There, authorities have approved ...

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