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How cellular will be key to sorting the IoT standardisation wars

A new study conducted by the GSMA and InterDigital has highlighted some important transitions in the field of IoT that have started to become a reality with everyday deployment of the technology. The report, titled ‘Mobile and the Internet of Things: Unanimity Around Fragmentation, Surprises In Connectivity And Geography’, notes that the various transitions include:…

Nodle.io raises $1.5 million to help bring cryptocurrency to app developers

Nodle.io, a crowdsourced IoT network firm, has announced the launch of a new cryptocurrency for monetising IoT connections, applications and data, along with an amount of $1.5 million that it raised in a recent seed funding round led by Blockchange Ventures. Blockhead Capital, Bootstraplabs, Olymp Capital, Mark Pincus with Work Play Ventures and Yeoman's Capital,…

J.D. Power and Avis Budget Group join the Internet of Things Consortium

Market researcher J.D. Power and Avis Budget Group have joined the Internet of Things Consortium, or IoTC, a business development organisation focused on connecting thought-leaders and companies to drive IoT interactions and partnerships. By joining the IoTC, J.D. Power will be among more than 70 well-known organisations such as ADT, Comcast, Cox Communications, Electrolux, FOX,…

Qualcomm’s new wearable chip improves Wear OS battery life

It feels like it’s been an age, but Qualcomm’s first wearable chip in two years has launched promising much-improved battery life. The main beneficiary of Qualcomm’s chip will be Wear OS devices. Apple and Samsung’s devices have benefited from in-house developed chips that Wear OS’ various manufacturers have not had access to. Dennis Troper, Director…

Cloudera teams up with Red Hat and Eurotech for end-to-end open source IoT architecture

Cloud and machine learning platform provider Cloudera, alongside Red Hat and Eurotech, have launched a new end-to-end open source IoT architecture. This new platform is helpful for users in many ways. Organisations that are subscribed to proprietary IoT solutions find themselves in a circle of limited functionality, locked into a particular vendor, and are unable…