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Salesforce bolsters machine learning business with PredictionIO acquisition


Open source machine learning software vendor PredictionIO has announced it is to become part of Salesforce. The Palo Alto start up has stressed that the software will continue to be available under an open source Apache license.

Wind River announces upgraded IoT software platform

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Embedded tech vendor Wind River has announced an upgraded portfolio of IoT software development tools for the internet of things (IoT).

Link Labs bags $5.7m to boost IoT network dev efforts

Link Labs scored $5.7m, which it will use to double down on product development

Internet of Things (IoT) networking specialist Link Labs has secured $5.7m in series A funding which the company said would be used to boost its low-power wide area network (LPWAN) expansion efforts.

Verizon, Qualcomm among Mcity partners testing IoT, automated cars

Verizon is teaming up with the University of Michigan to test connected and automated cars

Verizon and Qualcomm are among 15 partners launching Mcity at the University of Michigan this week, a controlled testing environment for connected and automated vehicles that the project participants claim could clear the path for mass-market adoption of driverless cars.

Four-fold cellular IoT connections predicted by 2019


IT analyst firm 451 Research has forecasted the growth of cellular network-based connections for IoT-devices as anticipation surrounding the tech continues to grow. It also reckons wearable tech as a major enterprise tool will become reality in the next 12 months. According to the firm, the telecoms industry can expect a nigh on four-fold boom […]

Juniper: Connected cars to be 20% of car market by 2019

Juniper claims connected cars will be the fastest growing M2M segment

Analyst firm Juniper Research has forecast the connected car market to grow faster than any other M2M segment and to account for a fifth of total passenger car revenue by 2019.

BlackBerry launches cloud-based IoT platform for smart cars

BlackBerry's eyes are firmly on smart-cars

BlackBerry has launched an IoT platform targeted at the automotive and asset tracking sectors. The mobile device maker said its efficient and scalable messaging system forms the solution’s foundation, and claimed it brings high performance to highly mobile industries.

SSE Power Distribution deploys M2M platform for energy efficiency project

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Scottish and Southern Energy Power Distribution (SSEPD) has deployed Maingate’s M2M system, which provides a data connection between homes and a cloud-based software platform, as part of an Ofgem-backed energy efficiency project.

Tele2 and Cubic Telecom collaborate on IoT, connected cars

Tele2 and Cubic to advance Connected Cars and IoT tech

Scandinavian telco Tele2 and global M2M platform provider Cubic Telecom have announced a joint collaborative agreement to provide machine-to-machine (M2M) and internet of things (IoT) solutions to companies in both the PC OEM and automotive industries.

Verizon, GE link Internet of Things deal

GE and Verizon are partnering on IoT

General Electric and Verizon announced a partnership that will see both companies combine their machine-to-machine (M2M) know-how and create a secure, wireless connectivity system for industrial internet applications.