The next big thing is hard to identify, and possibly even harder for start-ups to break into

One thing is certain: the Internet of Things is not ready to be The Next Big Thing

30th October, 2016

In case you hadn’t heard, last week, someone broke the internet. Okay, what actually happened was there was a huge distributed denial of services (DDoS) attack on a company whose technology makes it possible to connect to websites.

Most of us (myself included) assumed it was a state actor, but an analyst’s report shows it was probably amateur hackers who managed to get control of 100,000 Internet of Things devices to carry out...

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