There were nearly two dozen major mergers and acquisitions in the Internet of Things and related market segments in the first four months of 2016, according to the latest data from Strategy Analytics.
Enterprises and developers may be pleased to know Samsung took an even deeper dive into the Internet of Things with the release of its ARTIK Cloud platform this week.
Intel apparently wants developers to have as easy a time as possible building useful, intelligent wearables, gadgets, robots and drones. The latest version of the company's development kit for Internet of Things devices has been released.
Enterprise wearables are most likely to be the cause of a data breach out of all Internet of Things devices connected to a workplace network, according to a group of 440 IT pros surveyed by IT networking company Spiceworks.
By 2020, more than 25 percent of identified cyberattacks in enterprises will involve the Internet of Things, but IoT security will account for less than 10 percent of IT security budgets, warns market research firm Gartner.
Swedish-Swiss industrial conglomerate ABB has unveiled its Ekip SmartVision, which combines the connectivity and sensing capabilities of ABB Emax 2 circuit breakers with a cloud platform to provide data for energy management, remote supervision and diagnostics services.
The Internet of Things is proceeding full steam ahead but big data worries are piling up in their wake. So finds Argus Insights which recently analyzed over 2.3M tweets to get a read on the market's take on IoT. Two fears stood prominent in the analysis: what will happen to the pool of data from IoT and will it be secured.
GE Power announced the opening of its advanced manufacturing facility in South Carolina, a $400 million digital industrial investment, on the heels of opening its first additive manufacturing (3D printing) center in Pittsburgh. GE previously declared itself a digital industrial company, essentially indicating its move from traditional industrial equipment supplier to an industrial analytics company. These two new facilities represent a clear advance in that initiative.
Azeti Networks, which provides remote asset management software for Internet of Things applications, has scored an additional $4 million in funding thanks to Wim Elfrink, Cisco's former executive vice president of emerging solutions and chief globalization officer.
New security technology from Fortinet aims to extend network security to remote and Internet of Things devices, as well as into the cloud.