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IOWN and the Next Internet

CIO

We need a new generation of the Internet to address these obstacles – an Internet that is personal, functional, smart, inspires trust, and can be widely adopted by all. And it will do all of this while also significantly lowering Internet power consumption.

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The internet moments that defined 2023

TechCrunch

Sometimes, the internet’s most viral memes may seem entirely incomprehensible (like when Baby Gronk rizzed up Livvy Dunne), but the things that captivate our attention online matter. Can you believe that it was only this summer when Baby Gronk rizzed up Livvy Dunne?

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OpenAI connects ChatGPT to the internet

TechCrunch

OpenAI’s viral AI-powered chatbot, ChatGPT , can now browse the internet — in certain cases. OpenAI connects ChatGPT to the internet by Kyle Wiggers originally published on TechCrunch But plugins potentially address that issue by allowing companies to retain full control over their data.

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Oxford study says internet use doesn’t harm mental health, but its research has limits

TechCrunch

In one of the largest studies ever on mental health and internet use, the Oxford Internet Institute has declared that there is no “smoking gun” linking the internet with psychological harm.

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Quantifying the Value of Digital Transformation in Manufacturing

is built on the industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), which enables manufacturers to collect, analyze, and present real-time data and analytics in easy-to-understand and highly customizable formats. At its most basic definition, Industry 4.0 is a real-time approach to decision-making, enabled by integrated and reliable data. Industry 4.0

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Singapore-based Transcelestial uses lasers to build affordable internet networks

TechCrunch

Transcelestial is on a mission to make the internet more accessible by building a network of shoebox-sized devices that send lasers to one another, creating a fiber-like network. The two say current internet infrastructure is the main reason so many people lack reliable internet access. Transcelestial plans to enter the U.S.

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SpaceX’s defense-focused Starshield satellite internet business lands first contract

TechCrunch

SpaceX won its first contract for Starshield, the defense-focused version of its Starlink satellite internet service, from the U.S. Space Force. The one-year contract has a maximum value of $70 million, a U.S. Air Force representative told Bloomberg.

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2 Retail Sectors That Are Completely Changing the Game: FMCG & Q-Commerce

Speaker: Joe Heather, Deliverect GM (UK&I) & Noah Hayes, Deliverect GM (US&CA)

With growing internet penetration and the proliferation of smartphones, consumers' purchasing habits have unsurprisingly evolved. Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) and Quick Commerce (Q-commerce) are two vibrant sectors that have undergone significant transformations with the advancements in digital technology.

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The New Tech Toolbelt: Digital Twins, IoT, Cobots, & More

Speaker: Cory Skinner, Founder and CEO of FactR

Supply chains need tools that elevate decision-making and boost ROI as well as respond effectively to demand fluctuations, customer preferences, and competition.

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Recovering from a Cyber Attack

Speaker: Mike Cramer, Director of HIPAA & Data Security at The Word & Brown Companies

If your organization stores data and is connected to the Internet, it is not a matter of “if” a cyber-security incident will happen, but “when.” IBM reported that the total damage from data breaches in 2021 was 4.24M USD (up from 3.86M USD in 2020), easily the highest aggregated amount on record.

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Open Source & Open Standards: Navigating the Intricacies of a Symbiotic Partnership

Speaker: Guy Martin, Executive Director of OASIS Open

Our worldwide society has continued to operate and thrive due to foundational technologies like the Internet. The COVID-19 global pandemic has raised the already bright visibility of technology to an even higher level. Critical technologies like TCP/IP, HTTP, SAML, and others are the underpinnings of what is keeping the world moving today.