Mergers and acquisitions in the Internet of Things sector posted the highest average value per deal in the third quarter of 2015, according to accounting firm EY's latest Global Technology M&A Report.
Intel has turned a former rival into one of its own with hiring Venkatha Renduchintala, formerly of Qualcomm. Renduchintala will head up Intel's newly formed Client and Internet of Things Businesses and Systems Architecture Group and will be the second highest ranking executive at the company.
A new report about police body cameras infected with the infamous Conficker malware could offer a glimpse of the insecure future of Internet of Things devices in the enterprises. According to ZDNet, two system integrators working on a cloud-based storage system for the storing of camera video for the government discovered the malware after they plugged two units of the body cams into a PC.
The free world is mourning the tremendous loss of human life to terrorist attacks in Paris this past weekend. As of this writing, details of the attacks were still being sorted out, but ISIS took credit for the carnage. While virtually no one disputes the claim of responsibility, the world still knows little about what actually happened in each of the separate but coordinated attacks. In the future though, wearables may erase most or all such uncertainties. Here's how.
Dutch utility Eneco is using big data and the Internet of Things to deploy a software-defined power plant that will integrate more renewable energy into the Dutch electric grid. It just may well be the first deployed in the industry. Integrating renewable energy into the power grid and being able to analyze the new data flow through a software-defined power plant is no small feat.
IBM is teaming with India's HCL Technologies to develop hybrid cloud products that enable enterprises to build apps for the Internet of Things and unified service management.
Since the emergence of wearable devices and the Internet of Things, BYOD has gotten even more complicated. Surveys conducted by Tech Pro Research, a joint venture between TechRepublic and ZDNet, over the last couple of years have shown confusion and uncertainty among companies about how to incorporate wearables and IoT devices into their BYOD plans.
Numenta, a provider of machine intelligence, launched the Numenta Anomaly Benchmark Tuesday. It's an open source benchmark tool designed to gauge algorithms' effectiveness in detecting anomalies within streaming, real-time IoT applications.
It appears that telecommunications vendor Ericsson wants a bigger piece of the enterprise pie. The Swedish vendor is partnering with Cisco Systems to design next-generation networks.
Monday, Software AG announced the 9.9 release of its Apama Streaming Analytics platform. The new release comes packed with predictive analytics and new support for Internet of Things industry standards added.