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Tesla Gigafactory: Thinking Big

Tesla Gigafactory: Thinking Big

It’s hard to find a big company as innovative and, consequently, unconventional as Tesla. We take a close look at the Tesla Gigafactory and how it is building the of tomorrow in the Nevada Desert, and its plans for other ‘Gigafactories’ elsewhere. ■ by Rainer Claaßen Elon Musk, founder and […]

Supercomputers: The new superpowers of the economy

Supercomputers: The new superpowers of the economy

We asked the head of Atos SE where the frist exaflop computer will be built. He thinks Europe has a good shot with supercomputers. ■ by Thierry Breton What organization — company, university, research institute, city, or state — could afford to waste 90% of its resources? You don’t have […]

eSIMs: The next evolution of the SIM card

eSIMs: The next evolution of the SIM card

GSM has been around for two decades but its use in IoT has not been helped by the fact that a SIM card, once installed, is hard to reprogram. eSIMs, coupled with eUICC technology, solve that problem over-the-air without needing to physically change the embedded SIM. Is this the next […]

3D Printing: From Toy to Tools

3D Printing: From Toy to Tools

3D printing is popularly regarded as a method for producing low quality plastic parts – and doing so very, very slowly. But recent improvements in materials, precision and printing methods are rapidly and radically transforming the way almost every kind of product can be manufactured. ■ by Matthias Schlenker Factory […]

Industry 4.0 – Industrial IoT: Bringing the jobs back

Industry 4.0 – Industrial IoT: Bringing the jobs back

Americans talk about the industrial internet of Things but in Germany it’s called industry 4.0. Whatever the label, it’s the catch-all for the future of industrial production. The automation and mass customization being delivered, combined with advances in artificial intelligence will have an enormous effect on decreasing traditional labor markets.

IoT Entrepreneurs: Smartup City Guide

IoT Entrepreneurs: Smartup City Guide

What are the smartest cities for startups in Europe? Where is the climate – business and otherwise – best for fostering new ideas? Where does the talent congregate? Where’s the action, and the fun?

Title Story: Blockchain – This will change Society

Title Story: Blockchain – This will change Society

Don Tapscott Author of Blockchain Revolution about the new technology and how Blockchain will change the society.

IoT – Blockchain: Internet unchained

IoT – Blockchain: Internet unchained

Today, the technology behind Bitcoin – Blockchain – is powering a wave of startups and promising experiments across the business, tech sector and IoT. It’s not only changing money, it’s changing the world. ■ by Alan Earls The internet and almost it comes to the sensitive aspects of commerce and […]

Vernon Turner Research Fellow and 
IoT Evangelist at IDC

Interview with IoT Evangelist Vernon Turner: Don’t take Forever

Interview with Vernon Turner, Research Fellow and IoT Evangelist at IDC.

Interview: Guillaume Crinon

Interview: Guillaume Crinon

Guillaume Crinon Technical Marketing Manager EMEA at Avnet Silica talks about IoT security and how to make the world safe.