Tesla has introduced an all-electric semitrailer that automatically avoids jackknifing and travels 500 miles on a single charge. The nearly self-driving truck goes from zero to 60 mph in five seconds and could be less expensive to operate than diesel trucks.
Recent case studies have shown that the internet of things will make a strong impact on business, as Forrester's Christopher Voce predicts the technology will move beyond the experimentation phase in 2018. While security will likely remain an issue, IoT platforms could be specialized in ways that cater to consumers, he says.
The Global Cyber Alliance, IBM and Packet Clearing House have collaborated on Quad9, a free, public Domain Name System service that restricts domains involved in botnets, phishing attacks and other maliciousness on the internet. The service draws on IBM's X-Force and 18 other threat feeds in identifying malicious domains.
UC San Diego Health is moving electronic health records to the cloud to improve security. One hospital has installed iPads in patient rooms to offer easy access to medical records, and the university has partnered with IBM to offer artificial intelligence at a senior living center.
2017 TechCouncil Charity Lunch Dec. 6 -- Long Beach, Calif.
At the TechCouncil of Southern California, we believe in giving back. Each year, the TechCouncil hosts a charity luncheon where the titans of technology gather to celebrate the region's accomplishments and support a charity that empowers our industry. This year, the TechCouncil will donate a portion of the proceeds to VetsInTech, a charity near and dear to our industry. Bring your teams and celebrate! Register now. All are welcome!
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