Oracle, Mitsubishi Electric collaborate to develop Internet of Things platform for manufacturing

Oracle has inked a collaboration with Mitsubishi Electric to develop an Internet of Things (IoT) platform for smart manufacturing. As part of the collaboration, Mitsubishi developed its new FA-IT Open Platform...

Halliburton to use Microsoft virtual reality, machine learning, Azure solutions

Microsoft and Halliburton announced plans to enter into a strategic alliance for exploration and production (E&P) science, software and services. Researchers and engineers from both companies will leverage and optimize Microsoft technologies...

Sierra Wireless to acquire Numerex for $107 million

Sierra Wireless has entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire machine-to-machine communications company Numerex. The transaction is valued at approximately $107 million. Numerex will become a subsidiary of Sierra Wireless, upon...

Particle raises $20 million

IoT platform company Particle has raised $20 Million in a Series B funding round. The investment was led by Spark Capital, with participation from Qualcomm Ventures and Particle’s previous investors.

Comcast rolls out enterprise IoT service to major markets

Comcast says it plans to expand its enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) service, machineQ, to 12 major U.S. markets. MachineQ is an IoT network service and platform that uses Low Power...

Nokia, Xiaomi sign business cooperation and patent agreements

Nokia and Xiaomi have signed a business collaboration and a multi-year patent agreement, including a cross license to each company's cellular standard essential patents. Xiaomi has also acquired patent assets from...

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...

Samsung begins mass production of Exynos i T200 IoT chips

Samsung says it has started mass production of its first Exynos-branded Internet of Things (IoT) chip, the Exynos i T200. The Exynos i T200 is built on a 28-nanometer (nm) High-K Metal...

SparkCognition raises $32.5M

Austin-based machine learning startup SparkCognition has closed a $32.5 million Series B funding round. The investment was led by Verizon Ventures with participation from Boeing through its Boeing HorizonX investor arm. SparkCognition...

Trend Micro launches $100M venture fund

Cybersecurity company Trend Micro has launched a venture fund for emerging technology markets, with an initial investment of $100 million. The fund will be used to build a portfolio of startups in...

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...

Trimble acquires Iowa-based Innovative Software Engineering

Trimble has acquired privately-held Innovative Software Engineering (ISE), an engineering and systems integration firm that deliversend-to-end Internet of Things (IoT) and telematics solutions, enterprise mobility applications, and software solutions. Financial terms...

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...

Deloitte, Hewlett Packard Enterprise announcing joint IoT solutions

Deloitte announced joint Internet of Things offerings with Hewlett Packard Enterprise, including turnkey IoT solutions for manufacturing, smart retail solution, workplace solutions, and smart venue solution for stadiums. Deloitte will provide the...

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...