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 SNS Subscriber Edition Volume 17, Issue 16 Week of April 21, 2014 



The Internet of Other Things




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In This Issue




The Internet of

Other Things



ID Theft

Video and Audio Piracy

Trade Secrets

The Internet of Other Things



Quotes of the Week


Takeout Window

Intel's Chip Results, As Income

and Revenue per Sector


Upgrades and Numbers

Intel Numbers

Russia and History Lesson No. 1: Chechnya, Crimea, and Ukraine

NSA/Snowden and

History Lesson No. 2: Echelon

Here Comes 5G: Less About Frequencies, More About Bandwidth




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SNS Members Making News


Upcoming SNS Events

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In Other House News

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About SNS

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Where's Mark?




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The Internet of Other Things


There is no question that the large ship of technology funding and planning has shifted toward the Internet of Things. From the smallest startups (remember cute little NEST?) to the largest IT companies in the world, the IoT has taken front-and-center interest among those planning on making near-term profits as every possible device becomes smart and connected.


This parade of technical progress, driven almost entirely by the expansion of the Internet, has reached into every part of global commerce and individual lives, and there is no debate about the power and benefits this expansion has allowed. From SNS member and Oracle president Mark Hurd's description in last week's issue of how enterprise employees are empowered by the IoT, to startup SpaceCurve's new platform for real-time management of the Big Data that IoT will bring, the world of technology is rapidly transforming to mirror the challenges and benefits of the IoT.


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