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Spotlight: Porsche opts for Apple over Android for its 911 connected car platform

Porsche has selected Apple CarPlay over Google's Android Auto for its connected car platform on its new 911 car model, Motor Trend reported.

Cisco partners with FANUC on product to fix robots before they break

Cisco has partnered with Japanese robot maker FANUC on its Zero Downtime product that knows manufacturing robots need to be fixed before they break down, known as proactive maintenance.

Spotlight: Apple reportedly buys VocalIQ speech recognition startup to improve Siri

Apple has purchased VocalIQ, a speech recognition startup that uses artificial intelligence to improve computer-human communication, the Financial Times reported, citing sources close to the transaction.

SanDisk beefs up flash memory card portfolio to handle extreme IoT environments

Recognizing the need for more durable flash memory cards in Internet of Things devices, SanDisk on Monday unveiled a line of industrial grade flash storage products designed for the potentially harsh environments that IoT devices operate in.

Trimble's new mobile app automatically updates driver logs

Trimble unveiled on Wednesday its Trimble FieldMaster Logs mobile app for fleet and field services organizations. Drivers log on to an in-cab tablet running the app and their duty status automatically updates so that information is always current.

Spotlight: Industry group formed to promote IoT use of unlicensed LTE spectrum

Companies interested in promoting the use of unlicensed LTE spectrum for the Internet of Things and other mobile uses launched Monday a coalition called Evolve.

IoT will be key technology to optimize inventory management, says IDC

The Internet of Things will be a key technology for optimization of inventory management, observed John Santagate, research manager at IDC Manufacturing Insights.

Microsoft adding Secure Boot, Bitlocker encryption to Windows 10 IoT Core platform

Microsoft is bringing "enterprise-grade security" to the Windows 10 IoT Core beta, a version of Windows 10 designed for small embedded devices, Microsoft announced on Thursday. Redmond plans to add Secure Boot and Bitlocker encryption into the Windows IoT Core builds.

Wi-Fi Alliance promotes members' Wi-Fi products in IoT devices through 'implementer membership'

In an effort to tap into the growing Internet of Things market, the Wi-Fi Alliance is offering a new "implementer membership" program for companies that make IoT products but aren't in the wireless connectivity business.

Spotlight: Big data to team with IoT in the enterprise

Big data analytics will play a major role in business use of the Internet of Things, enabling businesses to increase revenue and cut costs over the next 12 to 18 months, according to market research firm Strategy Analytics.