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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.

Microsoft still building Windows 10 Mobile OS, but Lumia 950s go on sale anyway

Just days after Microsoft released its latest Windows 10 Mobile build, the company began selling its new Lumia 950 running the OS. Hopefully, the kinks in the OS have been worked out.

Enterprise use cases will fuel growth in augmented reality market, says ABI

While the augmented reaily market is just starting to take off, ABI Research predicts that it will pass virtual reality in terms of market value, reaching $100 billion by 2020, or a compound annual growth rate of 73 percent from 2015 to 2020.

Microsoft surprises with strong Surface tablet showing

While Apple invented the tablet category, it looks like Microsoft has figured out how to monetize it.

Vidyo, Mitel expand partners to bring HD videoconferencing to Mitel customers

Videoconferencing provider Vidyo and cloud-based unified communications firm Mitel announced Thursday a global expansion of their partnership to deliver high-definition video conferencing capabilities, including over mobile devices, to the enterprise.

Spotlight: LG drops plans for smartwatch with LTE connectivity

LG has dropped its plans to offer the Watch Urbane LTE smartwatch running on Google with 4G LTE connectivity.

Microsoft-Volvo partnership to build up HoloLens car buying use case

Microsoft expects its HoloLens augmented reality (AR) glasses to see uptake across markets, and use cases are arguably the most important aspect for companies to adopt a new device. One use case being developed by Microsoft and Volvo is to use HoloLens to improve the car buying experience.

APX Labs receives $13M from investors, including GE, for enterprise wearables platform

APX Labs – a company known for Skylight, its smartglasses platform for enterprises – just added $13 million to its pockets after its latest funding round.

With Lumia release looming, Microsoft releases possible mobile OS launch build

Microsoft released its latest Windows 10 Mobile preview build for testers this week as the release date of the Lumia 950 and 950XL, which will run on the OS, inches ever closer. Whether the company is wrapping up its preparations and readying a full release remains unclear, though some think this version could be the final product.

Firms increasingly use text messaging for employee notifications

Companies are increasingly using messaging for employee notifications, such as IT system outage alerts and emergency bulletins, explained Steve French, vice president of global product management and marketing with OpenMarket, a division of telecom software and services provider Amdocs.