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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.

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.

NetComm, DT and Cumulocity partner on wireless M2M services

To tap into M2M's potential, NetComm Wireless, Deutsche Telekom and Cumulocity announced on Friday a partnership to provide wireless machine-to-machine services to the industrial market.

This week brings hints of enterprise possibilities for Apple Watch

This week has seen a few indications that the Apple Watch might just find a home in enterprises. 

New drone app aids agriculture, construction, mining and real estate industries

DroneDeploy, a start-up specializing in software for commercial drone operations, has launched a mobile app that helps users in a range of industries automate drones and receive real-time images and analytics.

Job listing shows Apple plans to target enterprises with Apple Watch

The Apple Watch is due to release on April 24, and the enterprise will soon be getting some attention by the makers of this wearable.

Spotlight: Meineke teams with Fleetmatics on fleet service offer

Car repair chain Meineke is teaming with Fleetmatics to offer free service at a local Meineke shop to small businesses that use Fleetmatics' cloud-based fleet management platform.

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.

Hotels use robots to deliver room service, greet guests

A few high-tech hotels are using robots to perform tasks once reserved for people.

Microsoft embraces the Internet of Things

Microsoft unveiled at its Convergence 2015 conference this week a number of products designed to provide tools to enterprises to harness the power of the Internet of Things.