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Rise of the Machines: Internet-Connected Devices

There are billions today, and by the end of the decade, there are expected to be 200 billion more: connected devices.

Whether it's the light bulb, door lock, thermostat or car, Web-enabled objects hold the promise of making our lives easier and more efficient. Variously called the Internet of Things and M2M (machine-to-machine) technology, this market is estimated to generate $8.9 trillion in worldwide revenue by 2020. More...

12-07-2013 00:33