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Spotlight: IoT mergers and acquisitions have surged so far this year

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.

Samsung makes deeper commitment to enterprise IoT with ARTIK Cloud platform

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.

ABB unveils sensor network, cloud platform to monitor power systems

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.

FAA grants first exemption for nighttime commercial drone flights

For the first time, the Federal Aviation Administration has approved commercial operations of a drone at night.

Augmented reality hardware shipments to ramp up over the next few years, says IDC

Shipments of augmented reality hardware, which combines real-world and virtual images in the user's field of view, are forecast by market research firm IDC to ramp up over the next few years.

IoT market to grow to 75.4B installed devices in 2025, says IHS

The Internet of Things market is forecast by market research firm IHS to increase from an installed base of 15.4 billion devices in 2015 to 30.7 billion devices in 2020 and 75.4 billion in 2025.

Oil giant Shell pockets $1M in pipeline savings with IoT

Oil giant Shell was able to save more $1 million in infrastructure investment at its Nigerian pipeline facilities by deploying an Internet of Things platform.

Spotlight: Redwall gets patent for IoT security monitor

Redwall Technologies announced Wednesday that it was awarded a patent for a security monitor that is embedded into Internet of Things devices, including industrial controllers.

How to train your robot

A major challenge when it comes to industrial robots is the time-consuming task of programming the robots so that they perform their tasks precisely and efficiently. What if the robot could program itself?

SAP, Vodafone team on IoT platform and services for enterprises

German enterprise app giant SAP is teaming with U.K.-based mobile phone company Vodafone to launch an Internet of Things platform for enterprises.