Over at The Inquirer the news staff have put up brief predictions and warnings they see as important as a new year dawns. As one would expect, the Internet of Things is mentioned twice as this market will be expanding quickly as more companies start to sell TCP/IP enabled devices. Madeline Bennett is concerned about how existing standards such as HyperCat and Open Interconnect Consortium will be treated by companies such as Intel and Cisco, the latter of which is famous for only using technology designed in house. Chris Merriman illustrates the detrimental effects closed sourced and incompatible platforms can have in this market as he has a dozen speakers in his house which can not be connected to create a multi-room sound system. Also mentioned is the nascent science of quantum cryptography and how it could lead to fraud proof credit cards, the effects of social media on interpersonal relationships and even a warning to the two largest North American smartphone vendors.
"A NEW YEAR has dawned, and we've been reading the tea leaves and consulting the omens to predict the most important technology events and trends during 2015."
Here is some more Tech News from around the web:
- TSMC advises clients to order in advance @ DigiTimes
- Experiencing The Samsung Gear S Smart Watch At The Samsung Gear S Spy Camp @ TechARP
- 2014 Was the Year of Android Everywhere @ Linux.com
- How to Sync Android with the Linux Desktop @ Linux.com