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Amazon, Iridium launching satellite cloud-based Internet of Things solution next year

Amazon and Iridium are launching Iridium CloudConnect, a satellite cloud-based solution that offers global coverage for Internet of Things (IoT) applications in 2019.

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.

Want a really hard machine learning problem? Try agriculture, says John Deere Labs —...

John Deere, the nearly 200-year-old tractor manufacturer, now considers itself a software company, writes Tekla S. Perry. Here is the link: https://spectrum.ieee.org/view-from-the-valley/robotics/artificial-intelligence/want-a-really-hard-machine-learning-problem-try-agriculture-say-john-deere-labs-leaders

ZTE, Telenet to work together on 5G and IoT solutions

ZTE and Telenet have inked a partnership agreement on 5G and IoT. The two companies are exploring technology solutions for IoT services and high capacity solutions using LTE Massive MIMO and...

Samsung, Nestlé collaborating to combine IoT and biomedical science

Samsung and Nestle are collaborating to combine IoT, bio sensors, and multi-modal technology with nutrition science. Samsung Strategy and Innovation Center and Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences will be working together on a consumer-facing platform...

Cypress, Arrow Electronics announce Internet of Things development platform

Cypress Semiconductor and Arrow Electronics have announced a new Internet of Things (IoT) development platform. The new Quicksilver kit features Cypress’ Wireless Connectivity for Embedded Devices (WICED) platform, and incorporates the Cypress...

Spirit AeroSystems using GE Predix for factory modernization

Spirit AeroSystems is starting a factory modernization initiative, where it will implement Efficiency Analyzer on Predix. Predix is GE’s operating system for the Industrial Internet, designed for building applications that connect to industrial...

Munich Re acquires IIoT company Relayr for $300M

Munich Re has acquired relayr, a provider of industrial internet of things (IIoT) solutions, at a valuation of  $300 million.

Mocana raises $11 million

Mocana, a San Francisco, California-based provider of security solutions for industrial control systems and the Internet of Things founded in 2002,  has received $11 million in investment from Sway Ventures, Shasta Ventures,...

Dell Technologies to invest $1 billion in IoT R&D

Over the next three years, Dell Technologies says it plans to invest $1 billion in the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem. The company launched a new new IoT Division, led by...

Apple, GE partner to bring Predix industrial apps to iOS

Apple and GE have inked a partnership to bring industrial apps based on Predix, GE’s industrial Internet of Things (IoT) platform, to iOS. The two companies also unveiled a Predix software...

Facility services company ISS deploying IBM Watson to analyze millions of sensors

Facility services company ISS has signed an agreement with IBM to use Watson's IoT platform, consulting, and facilities management technologies, in the management of over 25,000 buildings around the world. Working with...

Japanese government plans to hack into citizens’ IoT devices — ZDNet

The Japanese government approved a law amendment on Friday that will allow government workers to hack into people's Internet of Things devices, writes Catalin Cimpanu. Here is the link: https://www.zdnet.com/article/japanese-government-plans-to-hack-into-citizens-iot-devices/

Worldwide spending on IoT forecast to reach nearly $1.4 trillion in 2021

Worldwide spending on the Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to grow 16.7% year over year in 2017, reaching just over $800 billion. By 2021, global IoT spending is expected to...

Tive raises $3 million

Tive, a provider of sensor-driven tracking solutions for the supply chain, has raised a seed round of $3 million. The investment was led by Accomplice with NextView Ventures, as well as...