A recent study from Hewlett-Packard reveals that 70 percent of Internet of Things (IoT) devices — including sensors and connected infrastructure — are seriously vulnerable to attack. The Internet of Things State of the Union Study from HP’s Fortify on Demand division came ...
When it comes to increased agility, it’s hard to argue there’s such a thing as too fast, and...
Philips is a major maker of medical devices and medical information systems, while San Francisco...
This episode examines the growing concerns manufacturers face in keeping connected devices...
With the rise of these connected operations, manufacturing executives are not only finding new ways to automate and create efficiency, they are also focusing on a big new opportunity for revenue growth: services.
Software maker Oracle is buying Micros Systems Inc., which provides software and hardware to the hospitality and retail industries, for about $5.3 billion.
The Supreme Court on Thursday tossed out an Australian company's patent for business software in a decision that clarifies standards for awarding patents, but not as much as some firms had hoped.
Check out some of this week's top headlines from across Manufacturing.net, from Indian factory workers killing the CEO over a dispute about work hours to a Chinese-made phone that comes with spyware.
A cheap brand of Chinese-made smartphones carried by major online retailers comes preinstalled with espionage software, a German security firm said Tuesday.
From online-only titles to virtual reality experiences, about 200 exhibitors will hype their latest software in hopes of becoming The Next Big Thing.
Many small manufacturers believe that business technology is something for larger companies only — it has a reputation of being too costly and disruptive. This simply isn’t true.
With the increasing frequency of product recalls and production delays, it’s easy to fall into the trap of assuming that these have become an unfortunate but unavoidable consequence of today’s outsourcing practices. But think again: they should be unacceptable to any manufacturing executive. After all, do you want to be the next Apple or another GM footing the bill for a recall?
Siemens, based in Germany, is donating the same software the company and its clients use in the automotive, aerospace, consumer products, medical device, electronics, shipbuilding and apparel industries.
Samsung said it will begin selling a smartphone that runs on its Tizen operating system in the third quarter of this year, advancing the company's plans to reduce dependence on Google's Android software.
Boeing said Tuesday that it bought airplane software company AerData Group to offer its customers a way to manage maintenance records.
The Boeing Co. said Friday that it has agreed to buy British aviation software maker ETS Aviation to offer its customers a way to manage how much fuel it uses.
Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel says the move is designed to prevent spy software 'Made in Germany' from being used for internal repression by autocratic regimes.
The whole episode has occasioned some thoughts on planned obsolescence, and how different computer technology is from other kinds of technology.
General Motors recalled another 2.7 million cars Thursday, sending the company's total of recalled vehicles in the U.S. this year above 11 million and putting the auto industry on track to set a record for recalls in 2014.
Business software maker Oracle Corp. is asking a federal appeals court to reinstate a $1.3 billion jury verdict against SAP for copyright infringement.
While there are numerous outlets offering thoughts and guidance on ERP implementation, Columbus offers this definitive list focused on time-tested approaches that they feel can help an enterprise save time, cut costs and ensure all goals are met.
The Internet of Things has already been a positive disruption for U.S. manufacturing, and a number of indicators show that we’re just getting started.
With a variety of automated Environmental Management Information Systems (EMIS) to help track and report environmental, health and safety (EH&S) requirements, it’s surprising that a majority of companies are maintaining existing paper and spreadsheet-based compliance programs.
Until the lack of specialized platforms is overcome, the building of IoT clouds for industries like traffic management or the smart grid will continue to be delayed.
The Supreme Court has declined to take up software maker Novell Inc.'s appeal in a long-running antitrust case against Microsoft Corp.
Several factors have been instrumental in driving innovation at MountzPro, launched in 2011. One, it leverages Mountz Torque’s decades of experience in delivering ISO accredited torque tool solutions for manufacturing and industrial applications, including aerospace, electronics, energy, medical, packaging and more.
We discuss how using technology that exists today can improve workflow on the shop floor by giving employees access to the data they need to do their jobs without a cumbersome process of multiple logins and credentials.
British-American physicist Stuart Parkin won the $1.3 million Millennium Technology Prize for discoveries leading to a thousand-fold increase in digital data storage on magnetic disks.
Scientists have used CT scans and volume graphics software to go beneath the bandages, revealing skin, bones, internal organs — and in one case a brain-scooping rod left inside a skull by embalmers.
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