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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.

Enterprises increasingly doing their own in-building wireless provisioning

Not content to wait for wireless carriers to hook up their buildings, enterprises are increasingly provisioning their own buildings with wireless systems, according to Nick Marshall, research director at ABI Research.

Enterprises see IoT as a revenue booster, says Verizon study

The Internet of Things is "going mainstream," and expectations are high for consumers and businesses alike, according to new findings from Verizon.

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.

BlackBerry's BES12 platform now available through Microsoft Azure Marketplace

Microsoft Azure customers may now take advantage of BlackBerry's enterprise mobility solutions and services, according to a Wednesday announcement made by BlackBerry.

IoT forces carriers to look to SDN, NFV to handle data traffic, says Gartner

The move to the Internet of Things is forcing communication service providers to come with alternatives to the traditional telecom infrastructure, such as software-defined networking and network function virtualization, observed Martina Kurth, research director for Gartner.

With new Chrome for Android feature, Google 'gets physical' with the Web

Google is adding native Bluetooth beacon support for its latest Chrome for Android update as part of its Physical Web initiative, the company said in a blog post.

With efficient mobile roaming, Frankfurt Airport operational goals take flight

International hub Frankfurt Airport had widespread mobile application and data access issues that made it difficult to meet its 45-minute turnaround policy for each aircraft. Fraport, the airport's owner and management company, addressed these issues by installing NetMotion Mobility mobile virtual private network software on the Toughbooks and Toughpads of its mobile workforce, explains Lee Johnson with NetMotion Wireless in this contributed article.

Regulations, cybersecurity main hurdles left for autonomous vehicles

Connected cars and autonomous vehicles are coming; it's just a matter of when and how. The technology is essentially viable, and now it's up to U.S. lawmakers, government agency officials and industry executives to come to an agreement on making these rolling mobile devices street legal.

M2M mobile data connections are forecast to soar by 2020, says Cisco

Machine-to-machine mobile data connections are forecast by Cisco to represent 26.4 percent of mobile-connected devices in 2020, up from 7.7 percent last year, and to generate 6.7 percent of total mobile traffic, up from 2.7 percent last year.