Internet of Things

Knightscope Stock: The Symbol You’re Looking For is KSCP

Imagine living in a country where organized groups of thieves commit robberies with impunity, dashing into stores wheeling guns and crowbars, threatening customers, and making off with cartloads of loot. If you think such brazen lawlessness only occurs in third-world countries, think again. We did a double take after seeing the below article from Bloomberg […]

Samsara Stock: An IoT Leader Worth a Look

The Toyota Hilux is indestructible. That theory was first tested by Britain’s acclaimed television show Top Gear, but that hardly compared to what YouTuber WhistlinDiesel did this past summer. After subjecting a Hilux pickup truck to an unfathomable amount of abuse, he took it to Moab and ran against a custom-built off-road machine in a […]

ARX – What a $40,000 Weightlifting Machine Looks Like

For gym owners, the best members are the ones who don’t show up. And plenty don’t. In a world that’s swimming in big data, there are many interesting insights to be had about people’s gym habits. For example, analysts at Foursquare have identified “Fall Off the Wagon Day,” the day when an uptick in weekly […]

Wejo Stock: Pure Play on Connected Car Data Analytics

A few days ago we introduced you to seven companies using geospatial intelligence to disrupt the insurance industry. That was just one example of how location analytics can grow new markets from all of the data being generated in our highly digitized world. In that case, the data mainly come from imagery collected by satellites, […]

Why is TeamViewer’s Stock Price Falling?

Investing can mess with your head. Studies show that the pain of losing is psychologically twice as powerful as the pleasure of gaining. This is referred to as loss aversion, and it wreaks havoc when managing a portfolio. If a stock you’re holding drops -30%, here’s how to make some of that pain go away. Put as much […]

Is C3.ai Stock an IoT Stock or an AI Stock?

“Set it and forget it” was a tagline made popular by Ron Popeil, a fast-talking infomercial salesman who peddled everything from the Flowbee Haircutting System to the Ronco Pocket Fisherman. That famous slogan also applies to those who hope to become successful investors. It was Fidelity who famously found out that those self-directed investors who […]

Everactive: Battery-Free IoT Sensors for Industrial IoT

We recently wrote about solar-powered sensors in the forests that detect forest fires and send alerts to Starlink satellites. SpaceX has moved into IoT with their acquisition of Swarm Technologies which means there will soon be loads of cheap connectivity for IoT sensors. Elon Musk appears to have solved the IoT connectivity problem, and this […]

ShotSpotter Stock: Fighting Crime in Smart Cities

They say you should never discuss religion, sex, or politics on a first date. If you’re on a date with an American, add three more things to that list – abortion, gay marriage, and gun control. As for the latter, about half of Americans fall into the camp that believes there will be far fewer […]

MachineMetrics – IoT for Industrial Manufacturing

Often called Europe’s last dictatorship, Belarus is a country where you can do things you wouldn’t be able to do elsewhere – like ride in a tank. Actually, they have about half a dozen different tanks you can ride in, each with varying price points. Then there are the factory tours. Want to see how […]

Trimble Stock – Farming, Construction, and Supply Chains

When deciding which disruptive tech stocks to invest in, you could take what they call “a top-down approach.” For example, you might rustle up a list of the most technologically backward industries, find the ones that score the worst, then invest in companies building technologies for said industries. Check out this table from McKinsey which […]