Why cellular IoT is the only option for wearable devices

The wearable device market has grown tremendously over the last six years, from just $750 million in 2012 to almost $6 billion today. Following their rollout out last year, LTE-M and NB-IoT networks have matured, with increasingly more markets adopting...

Amazon officially joins the blockchain party

Despite previous small forays into the blockchain space, Amazon is now officially part of the blockchain party after launching two new blockchain oriented services. The services called Amazon Managed Blockchain (AMB) and Quantum Ledger Database (QLDB) were announced yesterday at Amazon’s re:Invent...

Rust team releases Rust 2018, plans for Rust 2019

The Rust programming language team has announced the first major edition of Rust since 1.0 was released in 2015. Rust is a Mozilla-backed systems programming language focused on safety and concurrency. The 2018 version of the language is a culmination...

Analyst View: Making Java a modern language

Programming languages go through cycles of adoption. A nice visual timeline of popularity as measured by TIOBE shows Java dominant since the index began in 2002, with C showing close tracking and resilience throughout, and with C++, Python, and VB.NET falling into...

LinkedIn used 18 million non-user emails to buy targeted ads on Facebook

In a report published by the Irish Data Protection Commissioner (DPC), it was revealed that LinkedIn has been using 18 million non-user emails to generate targeted ads on Facebook. It was also shown that LinkedIn has been using the personal...

Apple is restarting production of the iPhone X because the XS and XS Max are not selling well

The holiday season is not looking up for Apple. The tech giant is resuming production of the iPhone X due to poor demand for its iPhone XS and XS models, a report from The Wall Street Journal says. The XS and XS...