The Internet of Things (IoT) is a system of interrelated computing devices, mechanical and digital machines, objects, animals or people that are provided with unique identifiers and the ability to transfer data over a network without requiring human-to-human or human-to-computer interaction.

Study: Pandemic Increases Streaming Video Usage – No End In Sight

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – As more people stayed at home during 2020 due to the pandemic, they were streaming a lot more videos for reasons beyond just entertainment. This trend is expected to continue over the next three years, prompting many public libraries to transition their budgets from DVDs to streaming and prepare for changes

By |2021-01-15T15:09:56-05:00January 15th, 2021|Featured, IoT|

Digital Media Industry To Hit $292 Billion In 2021, 15 Percent Jump Year-To-Year

DETROIT - Recent years have witnessed a surge in the digital media industry, with Internet users worldwide choosing online content as their main source of information and entertainment. However, with millions of people spending more time indoors and online amid the COVID-19 outbreak, the year 2021 is expected to bring records, both in terms of

By |2021-01-15T15:09:58-05:00January 15th, 2021|Featured, IoT|

Walmart To Create Fintech Start-Up For Employees, Customers

DETROIT - Walmart said this week that it’s creating a fintech start-up with Ribbit Capital, one of the venture capital firms behind Robinhood. The big-box retailer did not share the name of the new company or say when its services will be available. It said it will develop unique and affordable financial products for Walmart

By |2021-01-15T15:11:01-05:00January 15th, 2021|Blockchain, IoT|

Apple, Amazon Ban Parler For Lack Of Content Moderation

WASHINGTON DC - Apple and Amazon both cracked down on Parler late Saturday, pulling the app from their Apple store and Amazon Web Services hosting until the conservative social media platform ramps up content moderation. “We have always supported diverse points of view being represented on the App Store, but there is no place on

By |2021-01-10T10:37:56-05:00January 10th, 2021|IoT, Social Media|

NIST Issues Reports That Raise Challenges To IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act

WASHINGTON DC - As the Internet of Things grows to connect an amazing diversity of devices to electronic networks, four new publications from the National Institute of Standards and Technology offer recommendations to federal agencies and manufacturers alike concerning effective cybersecurity for these devices.   The four related publications will help address challenges raised in

By |2020-12-18T17:10:39-05:00December 18th, 2020|IoT, Politics, Politics/Government|

Wyandotte Picks NC Provider For 10-gig Municipal Internet Service

WYANDOTTE—The city of Wyandotte has selected CommScope, a Hickory, N.C.-based communication network provider, to deliver high-capacity, low-latency connectivity to the city’s 25,000 residents. CommScope will enable nearly 13,000 homes and more than 700 commercial buildings to have access to a new network with up to 10 gigabits per second of internet, IP video and smart home

By |2020-12-11T19:15:57-05:00December 11th, 2020|ESD, IoT|

LinkedIn Live Analysis By SmartFinds Marketing

ANN ARBOR - LinkedIn is adding live video capabilities to its platform. It's not open to every business, says Melih Oztalay, CEO of SmartFinds Marketing, a digital marketing agency in Birmingham, MI. Rather you must show LinkedIn you have a track record in video production and be accepted into its portfolio. This process requires that

By |2020-12-16T04:51:14-05:00December 11th, 2020|Digital Marketing, Entrepreneurs, Internet, IoT, mitechtv, Social Media, STEM|

Net Neutrality Fight Is About To Come Roaring Back

WASHINGTON DC - An old battle over who governs the internet will likely reignite as Democrats take control of the Federal Communications Commission following the inauguration of Joe Biden. Reinstating Obama-era net neutrality rules thrown out under the Trump administration will likely be a top priority for the agency, experts say. Earlier this week, FCC

By |2020-12-06T13:41:20-05:00December 4th, 2020|IoT, Politics, Politics/Government|

What’s The Outlook For FinTech In 2021?

ANN ARBOR - Jason Raznick, the CEO of FinTech financial service Benzinga, talks about what has happened in FinTech in 2020 and his outlook for FinTech in 2021 - Spoiler alert - Mergers and Acquisitions. What Is Benzinga is a content ecosystem that makes information easier to consume. Our mission is to connect the world

By |2020-12-04T15:57:46-05:00December 4th, 2020|Blockchain, IoT, mitechtv|