Shares fall 20% at Ericsson following profit warning and news it is cutting 3,000 jobs in Sweden

The bad news keeps piling up for Ericsson. Last week the Sweden-based giant reported that it intends to cut its 16,000 Swedish workforce by 3,000 positions in production, research & development (R&D), as well as sales and administration. Yesterday the Sweden-based company gave an interim report that sales fell 14% in Q3.

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Different technologies needed to support diversity of applications that will make the IoT market

Robin Duke-Woolley, the chief executive of Beecham Research, met Thomas Seiler, the chief executive of u-blox, a provider of wireless semiconductors and modules for consumer, automotive and industrial markets, at the CTIA show in September 2016. They discussed emerging low power wireless technologies, the direction of the industry and u-blox’s future plans.

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Power saving tips for battery-powered IoT devices

You’ve hit a big roadblock in your quest to design the ultimate battery-powered connected technology: Your device works perfectly, but it only works for half a day before running out of electricity.

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When major corporations like Delta Airlines have ‘failures’ we all have an opinion

I remember a time when I was running datacenters and had absolute responsibility for and accountability for critical business systems.

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What extra services are IoT customers asking operators for?

As mentioned in Part One of this interview on Monday, Orange is finding a good new revenue stream in analysing mobile data for, among others, France’s tourism industry.

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Eurotech launches IoT development kits to accelerate development and deployment of applications

Eurotech, a provider of embedded systems, Machine-to-Machine (M2M) platforms and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, has announced a series of new IoT Development Kits based on the ReliaGATE family of IoT gateways for industrial and lightly rugged applications

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Cisco to cut 5,500 jobs as it refocuses on the Internet of Things and security solutions

Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) (#NeverBetter) has announced 5,500 job losses worldwide, representing 7% of its entire workforce, despite its CEO, Chuck Robbins reporting a “great year”. Fourth quarter revenues rose 2% to US$12.6 billion. Jeremy Cowan reports.

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What will Sabio spend its €35m warchest on? CEO Roberts talks to IoT Now

Customer contact specialist Sabio recently secured a multi-million pound investment from UK-based growth investor, Lyceum Capital. The company now plans to grow through acquisitions for which it has raised £30 million ($39.40 million or €34.9 million) of available funding.

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Using real-time intelligence to solve transportation issues

Isotrak is a provider of fleet management software solutions and systems integration to some of the largest Fortune 500 companies and to six of the top 25 largest food retailers worldwide. With its ATMSi transport management system, customers gain real-time visibility,

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Tackling IIoT’s costs of acquiring, integrating and managing devices

Florida-based start-up Ubicquia aims to gives operators an industrial strength platform for the Internet of Things. Nick Booth talks to its chief technology officer, Tre Zimmerman who has a mission to create an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) that’s easy to design, set up and manage without breaking the bank. The plan is to integrate software

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Building Malaysia’s digital future

Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) is the government-owned agency launched in 1996 to pioneer the transformation of Malaysia’s digital economy.  The agency is currently pursuing a strategy that unlocks significant economic, environmental, and social value.

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FreeWire selects Eurotech’s IoT architecture and products for smart energy charging

Eurotech, a provider of smart devices and machine-to-machine (M2M) technologies enabling Internet of Things (IoT) applications, reported a design win from FreeWire Technologies for the Eurotech Everyware Cloud, ReliaGATE and ReliaCELL to power the Mobi Charger.

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Partner with the best in IoT, don’t go it alone

The IoT offers such a wealth of opportunity that you need the courage to work with others in order to move faster, argues one of the industry’s leading lights, Drew Johnson, vice president of engineering at California-based service provider Aeris. Report by Nick Booth, freelance IT & communications writer.

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Ericsson replaces CEO Vestberg as it begins more cost cutting and focuses on IoT

Ericsson‘s (NASDAQ:ERIC) Board of Directors today announced that Hans Vestberg steps down as President and CEO and member of the Board of Directors of Ericsson with immediate effect.

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Keeping the peace in the Internet of Things – Part 1

When the Wright brothers made their famous pioneering flight in December 1903, did they have safety officer in attendance insisting on parachutes and shock absorbing landing gear?

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Resin.io wins US$8m funding to accelerate growth of next generation IoT DevOps platform

Resin.io, has announced that it has secured $8 million in funding from DFJ, GE Ventures, and Ericsson. Resin.io was founded in 2013 with a mission to use linux containers and other open technologies to simplify the way developers build, deploy, and manage software for IoT devices.

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