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Public Trust is Crucial for the Success of the Internet of Everything by Chris Long

The rapid adoption, growth, and spread of the Internet of Everything (IoE) is inevitable. But even as we see massive growth in IoE, we must also acknowledge and work to mitigate the considerable risk associated with these advances. Reliable security and continued "public trust" in IoE are fundamental to the success of the IoE revolution.    Read More

Wearable to Aware-able: Contact, Connection, Context (Cisco Blog, Dave Evans)

Since the dawn of time, humans have been motivated by an innate desire to be connected to each other and to information. Today, we are seeing this need satisfied as the Internet of Everything (IoE) evolves to connect more people, process, data and things than ever before. An essential part of the growth of the Internet of Everything will depend on how mobile devices, connected things and wearable technology adapts and develops to become more aware and intelligent.    Read More

Cisco's Padmasree Warrior Briefs Hill Staff on Internet of Everything

On June 5, 2014, CPPI hosted a roundtable on the Internet of Everything with Cisco's Chief Technology and Strategy Officer Padmasree Warrior and Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) on Capitol Hill. Warrior discussed how the next era of the Internet will impact a variety of sectors including healthcare, education, and agriculture.
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Artist concept // Source: NASA

NASA Clears Orion Spacecraft for 1st Test Flight Next Week (Space.com)

November 26, 2014

NASA's newest deep space capsule Orion, is getting ready for its first uncrewed test flight, launching next week.

The space agency and Lockheed Martin — the company that manufactured Orion for NASA — have given the "go" to proceed with the capsule's robotic test on Dec. 4. The company and agency finished their "Flight Readiness Review" on Nov. 20, clearing the way for Orion's first test flight.

"The FRR [Flight Readiness Review] is a rigorous assessment of the spacecraft, its systems, mission operations and support functions needed to successfully complete Orion’s first voyage to space," NASA officials said in a statement.

FCC's AWS-3 Auction Tops $37 Billion
November 25, 2014
(Broadcasting & Cable) - After two more rounds of the FCC's AWS-3 auction, the total in provisional bids was $37,120,430,400....

FCC Seeks Comment On Wi-Fi Network Management
November 25, 2014
(Multichannel News) - Some major hotel and real estate operations, including Marriott, want the FCC to clarify just how they can manage their Wi-Fi networks. Last month, Marriott agreed to pay...

Internet of You: Users Become Part of the City-as-a-System
November 25, 2014
(Government Technology) - Integrating devices within city infrastructure will form a new kind of hybrid that is part individual, part systemic node — linking people to private and public infrastru...

A Public-Private Innovation Classroom
November 25, 2014
(Government Executive) - On Jan. 14, 2010, President Obama welcomed 50 corporate chief executive officers, government Cabinet deputy secretaries, and labor union leaders to the White House for th...

AWS-3 Auction Tops $35 Billion in Bids
November 24, 2014
(Broadcasting & Cable) - The AWS-3 auction continued to slow Monday with only 298 bids in round 29, although that was another $460,386,600 bid to push the total to $35,142,156,300....

Wheeler Promises Speedy Resolution Of Set-Top Fix
November 24, 2014
(Multichannel News) - Sens. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) said Monday that they have been assured by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler that he will move quickly in coming up with...

USDA awards $8.6 million in telehealth grants to rural areas
November 24, 2014
(Fierce Health IT) - Rural communities are getting a boost to improve healthcare and educational services with the help of a $20 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture....

State Officials Working to Get Better about Public Records Access
November 24, 2014
(Governing) - Some states are requiring officials to undergo open government training to improve accountability and reduce public records lawsuits....

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