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IoT revenues grew 15% to $6.7bn in Q4 2015

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A new study from Technology Business Research (TBR) has found IoT’s revenues have grown to $6.7 billion over the course of Q4.

GE launches asset management offering for manufacturing industry

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GE Digital has launched its suite of its suite of Asset Performance Management (APM) solutions, a cloud-based offering running on its Predix platform, to monitor industrial and manufacturing equipment and software.

GE reveals Predix-based cloud for industrial Internet of Things applications

GE is launching a cloud service aimed at industrial IoT

GE has launched a cloud service based on its industrial equipment monitoring and analytics platform, Predix, which it is aiming at industrial IoT applications in most of the verticals it already serves – aviation, manufacturing, automotive, energy and healthcare.

Microsoft signs GE in massive cloud deal

General Electric has signed up to use Microsoft's cloud software

Microsoft announced this week that it has signed up long-time tech partner GE to its cloud-based productivity software in a multimillion dollar deal.

GE, Pitney Bowes partner on industrial Internet of Things

GE and Pitney Bowes are partnering on industrial IoT

GE is partnering with American ecommerce solutions provider Pitney Bowes to develop a custom asset performance management (APM) application that analyses the data Pitney Bowes generates from its production mailing and shipping machines to improve the efficiency of its equipment.

GE, NTT Docomo to form Internet of Things alliance

GE and NTT are jointly developing IoT solutions for industrial applications

GE Energy Japan and Japanese operator NTT Docomo signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) this week that will see the two companies commit to jointly developing Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for industrial uses.

Siemens to offer SAP HANA-based cloud platform for data services

Siemens is bolstering its big data services with SAP's cloud-based HANA platform

Industrial electronics giant Siemens announced it intends to build out a cloud-based platform for a range of data services to be used for everything from predictive condition monitoring to energy management optimisation.

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.

Pratt & Whitney, IBM team on aircraft engine performance monitoring with big data

Pratt & Whitney amd IBM are partnering on aircraft engine performance monitoring using big data predictive analytics

American aircraft engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney announced a partnership with IBM in a bid to use big data time improve engine fleet management for civilian and military airlines. The companies said the predictive analytics capabilities will help increase performance monitoring of operational commercial engines and optimise fleet management.

IBM, BT, ARM among UK tech firms to deliver Internet of Things interoperability platform

HyperCat is an interoperability layer for the Internet of Things

A consortium of over 40 UK-based tech firms and research organisations have delivered on the first phase of an Internet of Things initiative, a platform specification that allows applications to discover and make sense of machine-generated data automatically. The move is a notable step towards the creation of technical standards for the fledging Internet of Things segment.