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Vehicle-to-Cloud – yes, it is a thing!  And it is making automotive insurance providers and telecoms thrive together to support telematics “Self-driving cars are the natural extension of active safety and obviously something we should do,” this is a popular quote by Elon Musk. But wait, even more popularly discussed

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Disasters are dangerous, but Big Data can help improve disaster relief and preparedness to cut back on lives lost and community damage. Historically, public policies have proved ineffective in providing adequate help for disaster-stricken citizens. A year after hurricane Harvey in 2017, for example, residents are still in the midst

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The challenges facing cities in the 21st century are greater than ever. A new focus is required to overcome the emerging social, technological, economic, environmental, and political forces exerting pressure on cities. This new focus must address how to create cities that are sustainable– for citizens, for business and for

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The Ruhr region known to be a steel and coal mine hub in Europe is reimagining the entrepreneurial spirit which was it’s foundation 150 to 200 years ago. This time lies a huge opportunity for data-driven startups to innovate and collaborate with the big traditional corporates that exist in the

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Internet of things or IoT has become one of the most influential technologies, currently connecting more than 23 billion devices. This number is expected to reach 30 billion by 2020 and more than 60 billion by 2024. But the future of this technology is largely debatable, considering that it’s plagued

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Kevin Ashton, the man who coined the term “Internet of Things” (IoT), wrote in 1999: “If we had computers that knew everything there was to know about things – using data they gathered without any help from us – we would be able to track and count everything, and greatly

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For those with chronic health issues or life-threatening illnesses, the line of specialists and procedures can seem endless. Moreover, each time a new practitioner or clinic is visited, the patient is required to fill in long and complicated forms – especially if a medical insurance is involved. It’s now clear

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In the field of data, ease of access and portability are becoming increasingly important. Businesses need to utilize data to remain competitive; meaning, they must have quick, real-time access to their data. Now more than ever, accessing this data can mean the difference between competition being one step ahead or

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Internet of Things

All new technologies are becoming a part of our environment, but many of them remain unnoticed or incomprehensible. For many people, beacons are one of these mysterious items. Many IoT applications in large industries –such as retail and warehousing – use beacons everyday, but these small devices go unnoticed. Although the

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It seems like every quarter a new McKinsey report predicts that this will be the year trillions of dollars of IoT potential is unlocked. But while the amount of data IoT produces has skyrocketed, we’re still waiting for that return on investment. The good news is, the reports aren’t wrong.

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