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heating and air conditioning

Toshiba acquires smart grid startup Consert

gigaom.com
After buying Landis+Gyr close to two years ago, Toshiba is making another, albeit, much smaller acquisition in the smart grid sector. Last week Toshiba announced that it plans to acquire startup Consert, which had been building a smart home service. I heard about this as a rumor at DistribuTECH last...
Toshiba acquires smart grid startup Consert
NHTSA distracted driving guidelines recommend limits on operating in-car electronics
Two US power plants infected with malware spread via USB drive

Hackers in The Vents: Cyber Intruders Could Access HVAC Systems Via Big Security Holes

betabeat.com
This guy is everywhere now. (Image Devdsp on Flickr Sometime last Summer, hackers invaded a New Jersey company’s web-accessible heating and air-conditioning systems using a gaping security hole in the system’s supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) software. Ars Technica reports that an IT contractor who works with the business...
Hackers in The Vents: Cyber Intruders Could Access HVAC Systems Via Big Security Holes

Boot up: Google product lives, Motorola slapped, Apple's missed chances, and more

www.guardian.co.uk
Plus Google Australia gets hacked (sorta), the sensory computer?, Android virus bypass and moreA burst of 8 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamPredicting Google closures >> gwern.netGwern Branwen: Naturally, we are preached at by apologists that Google owes us nothing and if it's a...
Boot up: Google product lives, Motorola slapped, Apple's missed chances, and more

Cities as Gadgets: 8 Features This Brand-New City Has That Yours Doesn't

www.readwriteweb.com
Just guessing: When you go to take out the trash, you don't drop it into a pneumatic tube, which sucks it to a central processing facility, right? Then you're not living in the future. In Songdo, South Korea, planners and developers are building a $35 billion city from scratch. See:...
Cities as Gadgets: 8 Features This Brand-New City Has That Yours Doesn't
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Intruders hack industrial heating system using backdoor posted online

Energy giants back BuildingIQ and its machine learning, energy data software

gigaom.com
All those large commercial buildings you walk by every day — or maybe work in — have big ol’ heating and air conditioning units that are often times controlled by what’s called a building management system. While it might not be very sexy, the business of making those management systems...
Energy giants back BuildingIQ and its machine learning, energy data software
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