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IoT will beat big data as innovation generator, says Gartner

I came across an interesting blog post by Andrew White, research vice president at Gartner. He predicted that the Internet of Things will dwarf big data in terms of its innovative impact.

Report: Google working on IoT operating system under Android brand

Google is working on an operating system to run Internet of Things devices under the Android brand, according to a report by The Information, citing people familiar with the project.

Mobile data traffic to reach 197,000 PB by 2019

On the mobile front, industry analysts at Juniper Research say we can expect data traffic to reach 197,000 petabytes by 2019, the equivalent of over 10 billion Blu-ray movies. It also claims 41 percent will travel over cellular networks, and the remainder over Wi-Fi. 

Startup Samsara comes out of stealth mode, unveils new IoT platform

Startup Samsara came out of stealth mode this week, announcing it raised $25 million in Series A funding from Andreessen Horowitz and that Marc Andreessen will join the board of directors.

CIOs beware, IoT is coming

The Internet of Things revolution is under way, and CIOs need to consider way to securely incorporate IoT devices, apps and platforms into their company.

Samsung launches family of ARTIK IoT development platforms

This week, Samsung took another step on its Internet of Things journey by unveiling its family of ARTIK platforms to help developers build IoT apps, reported eWeek.

Spotlight: IoT mergers and acquisitions smash records, says 451 Research

Mergers and acquisitions in the Internet of Things market are shattering records, according to 451 Research.

Canonical teams with Microsoft, DataArt, GE and Acer on Ubuntu-based IoT products

Canonical, parent company of the open source software platform Ubuntu, announced Monday it is collaborating with Microsoft, DataArt, GE and Acer on develop new Internet of Things devices based on the Snappy Ubuntu Core--the smallest and most secure version of Ubuntu.

Spotlight: The next big C-level job is the chief IoT officer

If a  Network World  article is correct, another C-level job will start appearing in enterprises shortly.

SAP launches HANA Cloud Platform for IoT, teams with Siemens and Intel

As more enterprises deploy Internet of Things devices, they are looking to their existing vendors to help them connect and manage these devices and the mounds of data they generate. Recognizing this need, enterprise app giant SAP unveiled Wednesday the SAP HANA Cloud Platform for the Internet of Things to deploy, connect and manage IoT devices.