This week: Internet of Things forecast; 2016 estate and gift tax limits announced; Domino’s revolutionizing pizza delivery?
Forecast: Internet of Things to Exist in Nearly 2 Billion Devices by End of Decade
Tech analyst firm Linley Group is forecasting a big upswing in electronic brains by 2020. While much of the application has been in industrial devices, more growth is anticipated in the consumer market during the next few years. To learn more about the predictions, implications for business, and security issues surrounding IoT, click here.
IRS Sets Estate and Gift Tax Exemption Levels for 2016
If estate taxes are an issue for you, you just got a slight break from the IRS as they raised the exemption level for 2016 for both individuals and married couples. The gift tax exclusion holds steady. Click here for details.
Domino’s to Equip Delivery Cars with Ovens
This week’s innovation tidbit: Domino’s rolled out more than pizza dough last week as it launched a line of delivery vehicles in Michigan equipped with warming ovens. The roll out will continue in 25 markets during the next 90 days. The cars boast additional innovative features, and the company took advantage of crowdsourcing to come up with some of them. Read more . . .