The U.S. Department of Defense is teaming with the City of San Jose, high-tech companies, universiities, nonprofit organizations and some states in building a $171 million Silicon-Valley-based hybrid electronic manufacturing innovation hub, the private industry-academia FlexTech Alliance announced on Friday.
Microsoft is partnering with Jasper, an Internet of Things platform provider, to integrate Microsoft Azure IoT Suite, due out later this year, with Jasper's IoT services platform.
IBM has been embracing the Internet of Things in a big way. In its latest move, Big Blue is launching a community for IoT developers to help them connect devices to the cloud and to harness data generated from those devices.
The commercial, industrial and public services sectors are expected to fuel growth in the Internet of Things, with the number of IoT connected devices forecast by Juniper Research tripling to 38 billion units by 2020.
New York-based growth equity firm Bregal Sagemont is pumping $35 million into MOBI for a minority stake in the managed mobility services company.
Square has released a dashboard app that allows business managers to readily access sales data. The company said on Tuesday it developed the app to lead to quicker decisions based on sales for the mobile manager.
General Electric and Japanese mobile operator NTT Docomo have agreed to jointly develop Internet of Things products for industrial users.
With much fanfare, South African IT firm Dimension Data proclaimed that it was partnering with Amaury Sport Organisation, which owns the Tour de France, to "deliver [a] big data cycling analytics platform for the first time in the history of professional cycling."
JDA – a provider of cloud-based retail and supply chain planning and management products – announced Tuesday improved mobile capabilities for JDA Store Operations platform for retail managers.
Microsoft is adding advanced threat analytics to its Enterprise Mobility Suite, according to a report by ZDNet.