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07/15/18: SaaS News

Focus On Oman Internet

Ooredoo Oman Rolls Out IoT Network as a First in the Region Ooredoo taking steps to put Oman on the map for Internet-Of-Things!
Sultan bin Ahmed Al Wahaibi, Chief Business & Wholesale Officer at Ooredoo, said: “By 2022, low power wide-area networks will make up a major portion of the growth of IoT devices. For that, it is crucial for us to establish high calibre connectivity solutions now.”

We read: “(…) Ooredoo Oman has delivered IoT network and eco-system using LoRaWAN technology. This step is part of the company’s efforts to accelerate the SMART Government initiatives and create a highly intelligent,autonomous and efficient utility system. (…) The Low Power Long Distance network is specifically designed to meet the bandwidth needs of embedded sensors and IoT devices. (…)” Via / More: Ooredoo Oman rolls out IoT network using LoRaWAN technology and see official press release: Ooredoo Rolls Out IoT network as a First in the Region

Update: Ooredoo is further expanding its innovati…

Blockchain Basics

Today we are looking at how Blockchain is changing and has change the Web. To start let us examine Blockchain adapted from IronChain Capital's Resource Center - which has lots of great content like: "What is Bitcoin", "What is Ripple", and much more in a first rate Cryptocurrency Guide.
Note: You will also find on our weekly Internet news site a PDF about Bitcoin in Asia and other Cryptocurrency topics.
Blockchain - Overview Blockchain first came into the public eye as the technology on which Bitcoin is run. However, it is not a single computer program but rather a technology that can be used for many different applications. It is the basis on which all cryptocurrencies are run but it has the potential to power many other types of activities and exchanges from voting to property sales. It is a way to decentralize commerce and put it into the hands of the people.
How Does It Work? In the simplest terms, it is a type of ledger. Imagine an old school ba…

07/11/18: IoT Headlines

Review: "Internet of Things" is the interconnection of computing devices which may be embedded in everyday objects allowing them to send and receive real time analytics, function with machine learning and more. Featured "Internet of Things" News:Netgear’s Arlo Files for Cloud, IoT IPO
About: Arlo Technologies Inc., is a security-camera making unit of Netgear. News reports state that it has 1.9 million registered users, and a share of 40% of the U.S. consumer network-connected camera systems market. More: Prospectus filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission to go public.

More IoT headlines for July 11th, 2018 and past week:Identifying the Internet of Things – one device at a time
IDT Offers Updated Open Standard Solution for Sensors and IoT Applications
IoT may bring the promise of connected healthcare to life
How In-Store IoT Can Boost Grocery Sales
How IoT Is Transforming Business
Bringing IoT and B…

Latest: Ripple Video Tutorials

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Overview: Ripple is infrastructure technology that empowers real-time, cross-border using the “Ripple Transaction Protocol”. Ripple offers an open-source, decentralized cryptographic ledger powered by a network which is dependent on specific servers so in many ways can be said to be also a centralized and private permission-based blockchain. Hence, Unlike Bitcoin, Ripple seems to offer a COMPROMISE between real-world established laws and rapid cross border virtual world transactions; it allows for transparency in cross-border trading while offering a blockchain encryption level. This implies that it CAN be checked by tax regulators, anti money-laundering investigators and watched for counter-terrorism needs. More: What is Ripple?

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Latest: Monero Video Tutorials

Featured Monero Tutorial: Basics of Monero (XMR)
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Overview: Monero (XMR) is a cryptocurrency that provides a high level of privacy compared to other cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. In fact, it is probably the most private cryptocurrency in the world at the time of this writing. Transactions made with Monero are untraceable thanks to the use of stealth addresses that are created for every transaction and "ring confidential transactions" that obscure the amount of of money being sent.- More: What is Monero?

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State Department Social Media Vetting for US Visas

About: Proposals by the U.S. State Department to increase vetting for temporary visas to inspect social media (among other items). These proposals follow the Trump administration’s request for tougher visa vetting which date from early 2017.

Note: this is an an archive posting in March of 2018 shared for historical reasons.
In detail: The U.S. State Department, as part of a new, to be proposed, set of enhanced visa vetting steps (among several other items) will want to enhance border protection with the analysis and checking of social media posts. According to the Washington Times “(..) The proposals are laid out in two documents slated to be published Friday, kicking off a comment period before the government finalizes the policies later this year (…) Travelers would also be asked to list previous phone numbers, email addresses and international travel during the previous five years, and to detail any immigration problems they’ve had, whether with the U.S. or elsewhere. They’ll also b…

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