Smart Home Cloud Platform Market is anticipated to exhibit an impressive CAGR of around 17% during 2020 to 2030, Reports PMR

A homeowner can make his/her existing home smart by integrating cloud-based technology with it. Cloud computing enables homeowners to remotely access their home appliances, even if they are miles away from the home. Moreover, this technology enables enhanced security and convenience to homeowners by deploying secure cloud platforms.

As per the findings of a new market research report by Persistence Market Research, the worldwide smart home cloud platform market reached US$ 5.4 Bn in 2019, and is anticipated to exhibit an impressive CAGR of around 17% during the forecast period of 2020 to 2030.

Key Takeaways from Smart Home Cloud Platform Market Study

  • Most smart home device manufacturers are developing advanced smart home cloud platform tools to reduce network complexity and offer reliable connectivity.
  • Among the applications, the smart speakers segment is expected to witness high growth, as these speakers are powered by voice assistant capabilities that offer controls for
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Iowa agency keeps secret the number of COVID-19 staff deaths in nursing homes

Clark Kauffman, Iowa Capital Dispatch
Published 2:29 p.m. CT Oct. 5, 2020 | Updated 9:37 p.m. CT Oct. 5, 2020

The Iowa Department of Public Health is refusing to disclose the number of Iowa nursing home workers who have been infected with, or died from, COVID-19.

For months, the department has released only combined staff-and-resident numbers for both infections and deaths in Iowa nursing homes.

The agency has refused requests to separate the number of staff deaths and infections from the number of resident deaths and infections.

The department’s COVID-19 Communications and Emergency Preparedness Planner Alex Carfrae told the Iowa Capital Dispatch Thursday the agency would not provide requested information on staff deaths “due to privacy concerns.”

After being asked to cite the specific law that allows the agency to withhold non-identifying statistical information of that sort, an agency official said the department intends to review its policies and the

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Drone Delivery Canada Explores New Markets in Kenya

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Toronto-based Drone Delivery Canada is taking its business concept to Kenya. Under an agreement brokered by Air Canada, the company will work with Kenyan startup Astral Aerial Solutions Limited to grow the African nation’s drone delivery market.

“There are numerous potential applications from traditional last-mile cargo to mining, oil and gas, healthcare, humanitarian aid and infrastructure inspection services,” DDC CEO Michael Zahra said.

“Astral Aerial’s parent company, Astral Aviation has a global, award-winning reputation and we look forward to a commercial relationship with them.”

Astral Aerial Solutions is a newly licensed drone operator based in Kenya. The companies will collaborate with the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority to explore a sales agreement authorizing DDC to deploy a drone logistics solution.

“We are honored to co-operate with Drone Delivery Canada, and to learn from their experience in providing innovative drone-based logistics platforms in Canada that can be applied in

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GBI Agent Claims Dashcam Video Proves Georgia State Trooper Lied About Reason for Gunning Down Black Man During a Traffic Stop

An agent from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation claimed dash camera footage contradicts an account given by a former Georgia State Trooper who fatally shot a Black man in August.

Julian Lewis, 60, died on Aug. 7 after former Georgia State Trooper Jacob Thompson ran him into a ditch and shot him in the head in rural Screven County, according to The Associated Press. The incident occurred after Thompson attempted to pull Lewis over because he had a broken taillight.

An agent from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation claimed dash camera footage contradicts an account given by former Georgia State Trooper Jacob Thompson (left), who fatally shot Julian Lewis (right) in August. (Photos: Screven County Sheriff’s Office/Francys Johnson)

Lewis reportedly refused to stop his vehicle, so Thompson executed a maneuver that caused the car to run into a ditch. In an incident report, Thompson claims he shot Lewis because he

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Insights on the Horticulture Lighting Global Market to 2027 – by Technology, Application, Cultivation and Geography

DUBLIN, Oct. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The “Horticulture Lighting Market Forecast to 2027 – COVID-19 Impact and Global Analysis by Technology, Application, Cultivation and Geography” report has been added to’s offering.

According to this report the market was valued at US$ 2,730.8 million in 2019 and is projected to reach at US$11,383.5 million by 2027; it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 20.2% from 2019 to 2027.

The report highlights key factors driving the market growth, and prominent players and their developments in the market.

Growing awareness about sustainable crops and increasing government initiatives in various developed as well as developing countries to support sustainability are expected to boost the adoption rate of horticultural lighting systems during the forecast period. For example, horticulturalists across the Netherlands, the second-largest exporter of agricultural products after the U.S., are experimenting with the use of multi-colored LEDs for potential

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Security concerns have agencies reaching a tipping point toward managed services

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Chris Novak

Chris Novak is Director of the Verizon Threat Research Advisory Center and a strategic cybersecurity adviser to multinational corporations and government agencies worldwide.

Federal agencies have come a long way over the past decade in their march from “Cloud First” to “Cloud Smart” to embracing “a data strategy and infrastructure for the future” outlined recently in the Federal Data Strategy.

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Chris Novak, Director, Verizon Threat Research Advisory Center, Verizon

Implicit in that journey was the recognition that in order for government agencies to serve citizens effectively in the digital age, agencies needed to modernize and more fully secure their underlying digital transformation systems.

This has meant many things, but perhaps chief among them was for federal agencies to embrace a core principle: Ending the practice of building and developing their own IT systems and begin buying more standardized commercially-available systems instead.

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Trends and Opportunities, 2013-2018 & 2019-2024

Dublin, Oct. 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Technology Landscape, Trends and Opportunities in the Global PCB Market” report has been added to’s offering.

This report analyzes technology maturity, degree of disruption, competitive intensity, market potential, and other parameters of various technologies in the PCB market.

The technologies in PCB market have undergone significant change in recent years, with traditional low density to advance high density PCBs. The rising wave of new technologies, such as rigid-flex and HDI are creating significant potential for advanced PCBs in smartphone and automotive applications, and driving the demand for PCB technologies.

In PCB market, various technologies, such as rigid 1-2 sided, standard multilayer, flexible circuits, rigid-flex, HDI/Microvia/build-up, and IC substrate are used in various applications. Increasing demand for PCB in the communication industry, growth in connected devices, and advancement in automotive electronics are creating new opportunities for various PCB technologies.

The study includes

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More shuttles to come to Zion National Park with CARES Act funding

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Shuttles carried festivalgoers to their cars during Swiss Days in Santa Clara on Sept. 22, 2018. (Photo: Melissa Galbraith/The Spectrum & Daily News)

Since reopening the shuttle system in July, the Zion National Park shuttles have been filled to the brim while operating at limited capacity due to COVID-19.

Two weeks later, more shuttles by local vendor St. George Shuttle were put into the gateway town of Springdale to help the crowds there.

And now two months later, more shuttles are coming to Zion canyon via St. George Shuttle to help the ever-increasing amount of people escaping the indoors and into the country’s third most-visited national park.

On September 1, the Washington County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution adding one to two new buses provided by St. George Shuttle to more easily funnel people through the canyon from now to November 30.

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Space is becoming too polluted with active satellites and the detritus of space, Rocket Lab CEO warns

In 1978, NASA scientist Donald Kessler warned of a potential catastrophic, cascading chain reaction in outer space. Today known as “Kessler Syndrome,” the theory posited that space above Earth could one day become so crowded, so polluted with both active satellites and the detritus of space explorations past, that it could render future space endeavors more difficult, if not impossible.

Last week, the CEO of Rocket Lab, a launch startup, said the company is already beginning to experience the effect of growing congestion in outer space.

Rocket Lab CEO Peter Beck said that the sheer number of objects in space right now — a number that is growing quickly thanks in part to SpaceX’s satellite internet constellation, Starlink — is making it more difficult to find a clear path for rockets to launch new satellites.

“This has a massive impact on the launch side,” he told CNN Business. Rockets “have

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Cellmate: Male chastity gadget hack could lock users in

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The Cellmate has been sold via several big-name online retailers as well as niche stores

A security flaw in a hi-tech chastity belt for men made it possible for hackers to remotely lock all the devices in use simultaneously.

The internet-linked sheath has no manual override, so owners might have been faced with the prospect of having to use a grinder or bolt cutter to free themselves from its metal clamp.

The sex toy’s app has been fixed by its Chinese developer after a team of UK security professionals flagged the bug.

They have also published a workaround.

This could be useful to anyone still using the old version of the app who finds themselves locked in as a result of an attacker making use of the revelation.

Any other attempt to cut through the device’s plastic body poses a risk of harm.

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