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    The IT industry has been promoting big data for years. But some companies have found the data they needed was closer to home…dormant. And exploiting those dark data could be worth millions.   For at least 10 years, the IT industry promoted the concept of big data: the idea that huge volumes of external data will be...

    Global technology leader Siemens has announced a software update for its high-end motion control system, dubbed Simotion. In a major step forward, version 4.5 is equipped with object-oriented programming and open platform communications unified architecture (OPC UA). This allows mechanical engineers to implement large...

    Skkynet subsidiary Cogent Real-Time Systems has announced the latest release of the Cogent DataHub, which offers open platform communications unified architecture (OPC UA) support. This new version can connect to almost any industrial system, from legacy equipment to state-of-the-art Industry 4.0 and IIoT projects....

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    Cloud ERP is one of the most sweeping upgrades in manufacturing technology. At a time when on-site systems often have trouble dealing with sensor data and the new challenges of the IoT, the cloud offers a solution.   Cloud ERP has become one of the most radical, sweeping upgrades in manufacturing technology. For Pat...

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    From connected cows to vegetables that stay fresh for weeks, Fujitsu is developing a cloud-based platform that uses IoT technology to increase efficiency and modernize agriculture.   Agriculture used to be guesswork. Once crops were sown, fertilizer was spread and fingers were crossed for a good harvest. Cue the smart...

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    Going digital still remains out of reach for many manufacturers. In an effort to accelerate the move to Industry 4.0, Siemens presented its new MindSphere IoT platform at SPS.     For all the talk and hype surrounding the digitization of manufacturing, the speed of this transformation has often seemed painfully slow....

    The British historical site of Bletchley Park, famous for its code decipherers who cracked Nazi Germany’s communications during WWII, will be the site of the first codebreakers training college in the UK. Classes will start in September 2018 in the place where Alan Turing once unraveled the workings of the Enigma...

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    Winters are freezing in Finland and any disruption of heating systems is more than troublesome. But that’s just what happened last November when two apartment buildings in the city of Lappeenranta were victims of a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack. This type of hacking targets networks, disabling them...

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    littleBits is an electronic building block company that wants to democratize hardware. From a burglar alarm to a smart doorbell, littleBits empowers people to create their own electronic devices by sticking different modules together. DirectIndustry e-magazine talked to Paul Rothman, Director of R&D.   DirectIndustry...

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    The European Union’s new Privacy Shield Framework aims at protecting personal data from non-EU organizations and foreign governments, but its effect could be to regionalize data. A hybrid cloud could be the only solution.   The cloud is quickly becoming an engine of growth, its location-free design perfectly suited to...

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