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Nissan taps Airbiquity for cloud-connected cars

Nissan has previously collaborated with AT&T on integrated connected car services

Japanese automobile manufacturer Nissan announced Thursday that it has begun rolling out its NissanConnect Apps service globally, a connected car platform based on Airbiquity’s smartphone app integration tools and its private cloud solution.

Oracle, Freescale Semiconductor partner on internet of things

Oracle and Freescale Semiconductor will optimise Java SE for Freescale's hardware

Freescale Semiconductor and Oracle announced a partnership Tuesday that will see both companies jointly develop a standard gateway to deliver and manage services aimed at home automation, industrial and manufacturing markets.

Honeywell launches API for cloud-connected thermostat

Honeywell is looking to attract developers building value-added services atop its wifi-enabled thermostats

Consumer product and engineering conglomerate Honeywell on Thursday announced the launch of an API programme that will enable development partners to build applications that integrate with the company’s thermostat products.

M2M firm Telit buys cloud platform ILS Technology

Telit is moving into the cloud-based M2M service provision space with its latest acquisition

In a bid to expand its service portfolio global machine-to-machine (M2M) provider Telit today announced that it will be acquiring ILS Technology, a cloud-based back-end service provider, for $8.5m.

Michelin taps Accenture for cloud-based mobility services

Michelin Solutions has been set up to deliver a range of M2M and cloud-enabled fleet management services

International consulting and outsourcing firm Accenture announced a partnership Friday with Michelin Group to create a business group that will deliver mobility solutions to Michelin customers using Accenture’s cloud platform.

Three aims for connected devices market with Macheen tie-up

3UK has signed an agreement with Macheen, a cloud service provider for connected devices. The deal provides the operator with access to a platform for the management of a variety of processes that are required to create, manage and bill M2M-related services.

MWC debrief: M2M

Informa analyst Jamie Moss discusses the latest developments in the M2M space – a clear focus point among the operators this year.