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Work begins to standardize ‘internet-of-things’ protocol

OASIS has announced a new technical committee is being formed to formalize a standard protocol for machine-to-device-to-sensor-to-refrigerator-to-other-machine-somewhere-else-on-the-network interactions, otherwise known as the “internet of things.’  The protocol, “MQ [Messaging Queue] Telemetry Transport,” or MQTT, is described on the MQTT.org site as a “machine-to-machine (M2M)/Internet of Things connectivity protocol.” The protocol, designed as an “extremely lightweight… Read more →

Work begins to standardize ‘internet-of-things’ protocol

OASIS has announced a new technical committee is being formed to formalize a standard protocol for machine-to-device-to-sensor-to-refrigerator-to-other-machine-somewhere-else-on-the-network interactions, otherwise known as the “internet of things.’  The protocol, “MQ [Messaging Queue] Telemetry Transport,” or MQTT, is described on the MQTT.org site as a “machine-to-machine (M2M)/Internet of Things connectivity protocol.” The protocol, designed as an “extremely lightweight… Read more →

The best business ultrabook (February 2013 edition)

Who says the PC is dead? There’s still considerable interest in Windows-powered PCs, especially in business circles. And today’s Hardware 2.0 mailbox question is related to the newest PC form factor—ultrabooks. What’s the best ultrabook for business? Well, that was simple and straight to the point, as will be my answer. The best ultrabook for… Read more →