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Imagination Technologies launches Kickstarter for IoT dev kit

Imagination Technologies – a well-known U.K.-based IP licensing company – turned to crowdfunding to gain support for its Internet of Things development kit, according to an article at TechCrunch.

Spotlight: HPE, Intel team on IoT products for the enterprise

Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Intel have agreed to collaborate on Internet of Things products for the enterprise.

FAA tests tech that could enable drones to get themselves out of trouble

A series of drone flight tests by the Federal Aviation Administration are scheduled to be start this week in Butner, N.C. The tests – which will be carried out by drone company PrecisionHawk – are designed to look at how drones can operate safely beyond an operator's line of sight and how they will deal with issues like encountering conventional aircraft.

Google leads in development of autonomous driving technology, says IHS

Google leads in technology, testing and software development for autonomous vehicles, judged market research firm IHS in a recent report.

IBM, India's HCL team to offer hybrid cloud products for IoT deployments

IBM is teaming with India's HCL Technologies to develop hybrid cloud products that enable enterprises to build apps for the Internet of Things and unified service management.

Spotlight: 21B IoT devices will be in use by 2020, says Gartner

Market research firm Gartner predicts that close to 21 billion Internet of Things devices will be in use by 2020, up from 4.9 billion this year.

Confusion reigns when it comes to wearables, IoT and BYOD in the enterprise

Since the emergence of wearable devices and the Internet of Things, BYOD has gotten even more complicated. Surveys conducted by Tech Pro Research, a joint venture between TechRepublic and ZDNet, over the last couple of years have shown confusion and uncertainty among companies about how to incorporate wearables and IoT devices into their BYOD plans.

A drone/turbine hybrid could solve wind farm woes

The "kite turbine" from Dutch astrophysicist Dr. Richard Ruiterkamp may be the drone/turbine hybrid that solves many problems posed by wind farms, the Irish Times said in an article.

Dedrone's DroneTracker helps firms protect against drone threats

While some companies are scrambling to get FAA clearance to use drones to improve their business model, other companies are concerned that drones will be used to spy on them or even cause destruction to facilities. One company that is working to address these concerns is German startup Dedrone, which has developed a civilian drone detection and tracking system called DroneTracker.

Wind River releases IoT cloud suite, operating systems for increased connectivity

Internet of Things software provider Wind River announced Tuesday a cloud suite to build, test and manage IoT applications as well as a set of multi-architecture operating systems to integrate them with devices.