Original article promoted on CNBC April 2019. Smart factories could add up to $1.5 trillion to the economy Whether you call it Industry 4.0, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), or Smart… Read more »
Credit to Author: Nick Blandford| Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2018 18:12:34 +0000
This article originally appeared on CNBC Sustainability is one of the highest priorities on today’s CEO agenda. Climate change is dramatically impacting the planet and creating new business risks. So… Read more »
Credit to Author: Guest Blogger| Date: Thu, 04 Oct 2018 13:35:26 +0000
Original article promoted on CNBC on August 2, 2018 With the global population expected to reach 9 billion by 2050, the United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) estimates that world… Read more »
Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 14:08:46 +0000
Almost 20 percent of Americans froze their credit file with one or more of the big three credit bureaus in the wake of last year’s data breach at Equifax, costing consumers an estimated $1.4 billion, according to a new study. The findings come as lawmakers in Congress are debating legislation that would make credit freezes free in every state. The figures, commissioned by small business loan provider Fundera and conducted by Wakefield Research, surveyed some 1,000 adults in the U.S. Respondents were asked to self-report how much they spent on the freezes; 32 percent said the freezes cost them $10 or less, but 38 percent said the total cost was $30 or more. The average cost to consumers who froze their credit after the Equifax breach was $23. A credit freeze blocks potential creditors from being able to view or “pull” your credit file, making it far more difficult for identity thieves to apply for new lines of credit in your name.
For 2017, Sophos predicts a rise in threats against devices that are part of the Internet of Things (IoT). James Lyne, global head of security research for Sophos, discussed the threat in a recent interview that aired on CNBC’s On the Money. CNBC noted that IoT includes devices like webcams, DVRs and connected thermostats that […]