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ICYMI Through February 22, 2021

Added to IoTplaybook or last updated on: 03/01/2021
ICYMI through November 12, 2018

Can some smart programmers stop the if-then snow loop soon? The Northeast gets a double shot on Monday and Tuesday. The snow in Texas is gone but it left behind an impressive amount of damage. Under the snowmelt we found some newsbits, so enjoy.

We mentioned Synaptics the other day, and now Money & Markets crowns the company as a “stock to buy.” You know a market’s for real when stock tips fly.

Saudi Arabia’s Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) is offering an IoT workshop, if you’re in the area.

UNESCO’s getting into the IoT webinar game, and the next one is on Water Resource Management using IoT.

Government contractors need to read the key IoT security takeaways has outlined to stay within the new NIST guidelines. If you need more lawyer-speak, here’s the roundup from the Gibson Dunn law firm.

If your IoT project spans the globe, RCR Wireless News describes how Semtech makes LoRa networking global through a growing IoT satellite network.

Everything becomes weaponized sooner or later. Kalashnikov’s Ultima shotgun supports Wi-Fi and Bluetooth and synchronizes with smart phones. Does that mean you can remotely disable the weapon?

Signify, makers of the Phillips Hue smart bulbs, tagged Google Cloud IoT Core to be the control network.

Unisys joined Lenovo’s partner ecosystem to support Think (IoT) Solutions, including the ThinkIoT Back to Work Solutions and more. The Unis will provide a set of Digital Workplace Services in front of the Lenovo backend. When Unisys was formed by merging Burroughs and Sperry in 1986, the slogan internally was, “It’s not the same old B-S,” a truly inspired tagline.

Supply & Demand Chain Executive dives into how the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) helps hospitals spot counterfeit supplies.

Insurance Journal details how Lloyd’s of London weighs IoT security risks as a vector for cyber-attack.

The South China Morning Post gives the official version of how IoT transforms the Chinese manufacturing sector.

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Programmers love tools they think will improve productivity even a little. Here’s version 2 of the Ahmsville Dial, a wired/wireless PC controller that can be programmed to do different things within different applications.