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A Thousand Tech IPOs Will Bloom – 2016 was a dismal year for IPOs—the slowest IPO market we’ve had since the recession. But that’s likely to change in 2017.  The Internet of Things Will Die – Last September, some malware took control of millions of internet-connected devices, including security cameras and DVRs, and launched an attack that took down the website of security journalist Brian Krebs. It was one of the largest ever attacks of this type. The next month, the same piece of malware rendered large swaths of the internet inaccessible to many people.

Source: Wired Magazine

Date: January 4th, 2017

Link: https://www.wired.com/2017/01/heres-happens-tech-2017-unless-2016-dream/

Discussion

1) There are lots of big predictions in this article.  What do you think are the correct ones, and why?

2) Do you agree that malware will kill the Internet of Things?

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