Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Internet of Things

Microsoft will pour $5 billion into IoT over 4 years, tripling prior spending — VentureBeat

Microsoft plans to invest $5 billion into various programs surrounding the Internet of Things (IoT) over the next four years, writes Blair Hanley Frank...

3M, C3 IoT ink multi-year agreement

C3 IoT has inked a multi-year agreement with 3M. Under the terms of the agreement, 3M will use the C3 IoT Platform to develop and deploy AI-based applications – starting with predictive healthcare and supply chain analytics.

Google acquires IoT platform Xively

Google has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Xively, a division of LogMeIn. 

WaterBit using AT&T IoT services for autonomous irrigation

WaterBit, a company that provides remote irrigation planning and control solutions for agriculture, is using AT&T Internet of Things (IoT) services for automated irrigation.  

Comtech receives $3.8 million funded orders for location based services

Comtech has received $3.8 million of funded orders from a major Middle East service provider for a suite of Location Based Services (LBS) to be used to support multiple application deployments, including mobile devices and Internet of Things.

Carahsoft to serve as ForeScout distributor for Department of Defense

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has named Carahsoft as a facilitating partner for an enterprise-wide blanket purchasing agreement through the U.S. military’s Enterprise Software Initiative (ESI) program.

Nozomi Networks raises $15M

Nozomi Networks has raised $15 million in Series B financing.

T-Mobile launches national plan for narrowband IoT

T-Mobile now has a plan for narrowband IoT (NB-IoT). The company says it has also certified new NB-IoT modules from u-blox and Sierra Wireless for use on its network. 

UWM gets $900,000 grant to build industrial IoT curriculum

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation has awarded a $900,000 grant to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to support its Connected Systems Institute (CSI). 

Baidu, Xiaomi to work together on AI, IoT technologies

Baidu and Xiaomi have entered into a partnership to collaborate on artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies.

ABB, HPE to deliver joint OT-IT industry solutions

ABB and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) have inked a strategic global partnership that combines ABB Ability, the company's digital solutions with HPE’s hybrid information technology solutions.

Gridsum, Tencent, Shandong Guohui to jointly develop industrial IoT platform

Gridsum has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Tencent Cloud and Shandong Guohui Investment Co. to jointly develop an industrial internet of things cloud platform.

GE Aviation, flydubai ink intelligent network software deal

GE Aviation and flydubai have inked an agreement for GE to provide Intelligent Network software for recovery of disruptions across the airline’s fleet.

Analog Devices inks IoT partnership with China Mobile

Analog Devices has inked a strategic relationship with China Mobile IoT (CMIOT), a wholly owned subsidiary of China Mobile Communications Corporation (CMCC). Under the...

Samsung introduces integrated secure element solution for IoT

Samsung has introduced its integrated Secure Element (SE) solution for Internet of Things (IoT) applications, that the company says offer a turn-key service for...