NVIDIA to buy Arm for $40bn to create ‘premier computing company for Age of AI’

NVIDIA and SoftBank Group Corp. (SBG) have reached an agreement under which NVIDIA will acquire Arm Ltd from SBG and the SoftBank Vision Fund (together, SoftBank) in a transaction valued at $40 billion (€33 billion).

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Industrial providers identify cloud as single Important solution to thriving in the new normal

Industrial organisations are opting for Cloud, Digital Twin, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and automation technologies to address the complexities of today’s challenging macro-economic environment. This is according to AVEVA, a global provider in engineering and industrial software.

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Transforma Insights creates advisory board to exchange industry views

Transforma Insights, advisors on the Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI) and Digital Transformation, has announced the formation of an Advisory Board, drawing on a range of voices from across the technology sector.

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‘Smartest sensor ever’ claimed by Europe’s Allterco Robotics partnered by Silicon Labs

Allterco Robotics used IFA 2020 to announce the new Shelly Motion sensor. The device is developed in partnership with Silicon Labs and claims a 1-year battery life with 24/7 internet connectivity.

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TeamViewer launches AI-supported predictive maintenance solution

TeamViewer, a global provider of secure remote connectivity solutions, has expanded its IoT offering and now offers a way to use artificial intelligence in maintenance.

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Aruba ESP unifies IoT, IT, and OT networks to dynamically adapt to changing environments

Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, today announced significant enhancements to Aruba ESP (Edge Services Platform) that unifies IoT, IT, and Operational Technology (OT) networks to enable customers to quickly adapt to changing environments and user requirements. Aruba ESP is the first fully programmable platform to generate contextual information – about identity, location, security posture, and applications

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Worldwide spending on artificial intelligence is expected to double in four years, says IDC

Global spending on artificial intelligence (AI) is forecast to double over the next four years, growing from $50.1 billion (€42.3 billion) in 2020 to more than $110 billion (€93 billion) in 2024.

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DISH enables dynamic pricing and monetisation of its 5G network through MATRIXX Software

DISH has chosen MATRIXX Software, a global provider of 5G monetisation solutions, as the cloud native converged charging system (CCS) for its standalone 5G network.

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Telehealth software aims to bridge gap between physicians and patients

A recent market research study predicts that the global telehealth software market will surge at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 17% between the forecast years of 2020 and 2030. Use of information and communication technologies in support of healthcare delivery is poised to become indispensable, says Dhaval Kate, research manager Electronics, Semiconductors, and ICT at Future Market

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Survey shows limitations of trad IT infrastructure with remote workforces

Conducted in June of this year, a survey of IT executives exposes the biggest challenges enterprises face in transforming their on-premises application storage environments. The survey also finds that these have been exacerbated during the COVID-19 era.

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Global citizens face ‘digital frustration’ and want cities to get smarter, says Capgemini

Today’s city living is falling short of citizens’ increased expectations in the digital age. This is according to a new report from the Capgemini Research Institute. It explored responses from 10,000 citizens and over 300 city officials across 10 countries and 58 cities.

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Lacroix Group buys IoT and AI firm eSoftThings

With the acquisition of eSoftThings, a specialist in the Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI), based in Cesson-Sevigne (Rennes metropolitan area, France), Lacroix Group has consolidated its R&D division.

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Seebo raises $9mn to help OEMs prevent production losses

Predictive quality and yield solution for manufacturers, Seebo completed a US$9 million (€7 million) funding round.

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Education, eldercare and COVID prevention to benefit from open platform robot

Lantronix Inc., a global provider of intelligent edge and secure data management solutions for the industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), has teamed with Misty Robotics, to create Misty II.

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Connecterra wins record funding as COVID shows food supply weakness

Breed Reply, a European investor in early-stage Internet of Things (IoT) businesses, has increased its investment in Dutch agritech company, Connecterra. As part of its Series B funding round, Connecterra has secured €7.8 million from existing investors, Breed Reply and Sistema, alongside new investors including AgTech specialists ADM Capital, French food safety enterprise Kersia Group

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Verizon partners with Digital Catapult to create 5G immersive accelerator

Verizon has joined forces with Digital Catapult, the UK-based advanced digital technology innovation centre, to launch an immersive accelerator programme to develop innovative 5G solutions for enterprises.

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