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Just what IoT needs: A new OS and communications layer, this time from Google

This morning Google announced that it will introduce a stripped down version of Android designed to run Internet of Things devices. It also said it will offer a communications layer so that devices can communicate with each other, the Internet and phones.

Report: Google working on IoT operating system under Android brand

Google is working on an operating system to run Internet of Things devices under the Android brand, according to a report by The Information, citing people familiar with the project.

Imagination strong-arms ARM's TrustZone with new OmniShield multizone security platform

In a bid to compete with ARM's TrustZone and similar products, U.K.-based Imagination has introduced a new security platform called OmniShield designed to provide security for mobile, Internet of Things and other connected devices.

Globalstar launches satellite-based asset tracking module SmartOne C

Satellite-based asset tracking is essential for companies that operate in areas without cellular coverage, such as shipping firms or firms that have remote worksites. To meet that need, Globalstar has launched its SmartOne C, the latest module in its satellite-based Simplex asset tracking service.

NIST wants manufacturers' help in developing wireless network test bed

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is looking for help from manufacturing firms in developing a tool to help them deploy the right wireless network at their facilities.

Google to test self-driving cars on California's public roads

Are your ready to share the road with self-driving cars? Well, you'd better be. Google is testing out its self-driving cars on public roads in California this summer, the company announced Friday.

Samsung launches family of ARTIK IoT development platforms

This week, Samsung took another step on its Internet of Things journey by unveiling its family of ARTIK platforms to help developers build IoT apps, reported eWeek.

Spotlight: IoT mergers and acquisitions smash records, says 451 Research

Mergers and acquisitions in the Internet of Things market are shattering records, according to 451 Research.

Canonical teams with Microsoft, DataArt, GE and Acer on Ubuntu-based IoT products

Canonical, parent company of the open source software platform Ubuntu, announced Monday it is collaborating with Microsoft, DataArt, GE and Acer on develop new Internet of Things devices based on the Snappy Ubuntu Core--the smallest and most secure version of Ubuntu.

Spotlight: Sierra Wireless to buy Accel Networks for up to $10.8M

Sierra Wireless, a wireless communications firm specializing in mobile computing and machine to machine communications, has agreed to acquire Accel Networks, a provider of managed wireless connectivity services for distributed enterprises, for up to $10.8 million.