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BlackBerry tackles IoT security with 2 new products

Following on its announcement of the WatchDox acquisition, BlackBerry unveiled on Tuesday two new products designed to secure the Internet of Things: a key management service for sensors and  IoT apps and a high-assurance computer center focused on IoT security.

DHL, Cisco trend report looks at Internet of Things in logistics

The report estimates that the number of devices connected to the Internet will be up from 15 billion today to 50 billion by 2020 and that the new connections will generate around $8 trillion. What we're facing now is extreme data with little useful filtering. Harnessing the IoT will require much more than just connecting everything and bracing for the deluge.

ARM acquires Bluetooth tech firms to improve battery life of IoT devices

Chip maker ARM is trying to improve the battery life of IoT devices that use Bluetooth to communicate data, with the acquisitions of Wicentric and Sunrise Micro Devices.

News Scan: 4 new lawsuits filed against net neutrality; Data analytics job growth outpacing all others; More

The top news stories for April 16, 2015.

Microsoft teams with Fujitsu, KUKA on IoT initiatives

Microsoft and Japan's Fujitsu announced Sunday that they are collaborating on the use of Internet of Things to improve the manufacturing process.

CIOs, CMOs get match-making advice; Feds go full speed ahead on digital project spending;

The top news stories for April 13, 2015.

Spotlight: Amazon Dash first useful step towards Internet of Things

Amazon Dash may be the IoT addition we've all been waiting for. 

Freckle IoT, Blue Bite aim to create North America's largest proximity network

Beacons pick up on information from the phones of passers-by and sends them offers and coupons from retailers in the vicinity. There are a number of beacon companies offering such services to retailers but Freckle IoT and Blue Bite are one-upping the game by creating what they claim is the largest proximity network in North America.

5 executives take on the 5th annual IoT Day

Thursday, April 9, is IoT Day. Since it is the fifth year the day has been observed, it seemed appropriate to share thoughts from five enterprise company executives on topics ranging from M2M, interoperability, security and the smart home for the occasion. 

IoT groups ink collaboration deal on standards

One obstacle to the promise of the Internet of Things is the lack of agreement on standards, with a number of groups competing to set the standard for IoT devices. Two of those groups--the Thread Group and the ZigBee Alliance--recently agreed to collaborate to enable the ZigBee Cluster Library to run over Thread networks.