Couple Calls Cops Over Airbnb Hidden Camera. And It’s Not The First Time.

The host has been charged with video voyeurism. A couple who stayed in a Florida Airbnb found hidden cameras that they reported to the police, leading to their host being charged with voyeurism. Derek Starnes and his wife, who was not named in media reports, were visiting Longboat Key just over a month ago when […] Read more »

IDG Contributor Network: 3 telltale signs it’s a real digital transformation

“Get a digital transformation for only $ 199.95, but only if you call to order in the next 15 minutes!” OK, so I haven’t seen an ad like this on late night TV—well, at least not yet. The unfortunate truth, however, is that the term “digital transformation” may be the greatest selling tool the enterprise […] Read more »

4 reasons Cisco’s IoT forecast is right, and 2 why it’s wrong

Peter Corcoran, Ph.D., who describes himself as long-term IoT skeptic, published a research paper recently on arXiv.org—Third time is the charm – Why the World just might be ready for the Internet of Things this time around (pdf)—in which he speculates that this incarnation of the Internet of Things (IoT) may succeed. Technologies often fail on […] Read more »

IT leaders say it’s hard to keep the cloud safe

IT managers are finding it difficult to keep their applications and data safe in the cloud, and many are slowing cloud adoption because of it. That was one of the findings of an Intel cloud security report that surveyed 2,000 IT professionals in different countries and industries last fall. The issue isn’t with the cloud […] Read more »

N.C. wind farm goes live despite legislators’ claims it’s a national security threat

The first utility-scale wind farm in North Carolina is now fully operational even though the state’s top politicians wanted President Donald Trump to nix the $ 400 million project because they said it’s a national security threat. Avangrid Renewables today announced the wind farm, sporting 104 turbines that are 50-stories tall, is now generating 670 megawatt […] Read more »

N.C. wind farm goes live despite legislators’ claims it’s a national security threat

The first utility-scale wind farm in North Carolina is now fully operational even though the state’s top politicians wanted President Donald Trump to nix the $ 400 million project because they said it’s a national security threat. Avangrid Renewables today announced the wind farm, sporting 104 turbines that are 50-stories tall, is now generating 670 megawatt […] Read more »