The 5th smart cities India 2019 expo will host over 100 start-up companies

India claims to have the 3rd largest start up ecosystem in the world with more than 26,000 start-ups. It is estimated that India will have over 1,00,000 start ups by 2025. The Government of India has been aggressively promoting Start up entities, and has created a ‘funds of funds’ of Rs 10,000 crore.

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How to keep hydro-electric power under control: Managing and maintaining hydro-electric plants

By tapping into gravity and the water cycle, humans have long taken advantage of one of Earth’s most efficient and naturally occurring energy sources, water.

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The Entries are in! Here are the shortlisted nominees for the IoT Global Awards 2018

Thursday February 22nd, 2018: Finally, the news that many of you have been anxiously awaiting! The shortlist of Nominees for the IoT Global Awards 2018 have been announced and these are being assessed by our global VIP panel of independent judges.

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A Week in IoT: Never mind Predictions, there’s enough to focus on in the Here and Now

At this time of year every editor is drowning in predictions for the year ahead. To be honest, I prefer more solid information, says Jeremy Cowan. There is so much enterprise restructuring going on that we’re frantically busy with hard facts in the inter-related worlds of security, billing, car charging, and data management.

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Energy companies struggling to counter IoT security risks, finds research

While the majority of energy companies are turning to the Internet of Things (IoT) to help them meet growing demands for power and operate with greater efficiency, too many lack the security procedures to successfully deploy IoT solutions.

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BP Partners with AspenTech to improve operations through technology

Aspen Technology, Inc., the asset optimisation software company, announced that BP, one of the provider of integrated oil and gas companies, has renewed its license agreement for aspenONE® Engineering, a market suite of products focused on process engineering and optimisation, and aspenONE® Manufacturing and Supply Chain, a suite of process operations and supply chain software.

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The Industrial Internet Consortium announces the Digital Solar Plant Testbed led by LTI and GE Digital

The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC™), an organisation that transforms business and society by accelerating the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), announced the Digital Solar Plant testbed.

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A Week in IoT: Broadcom mulls $100bn bid for Qualcomm, as Ayla banks $60m Chinese backing

Broadcom Ltd. is rumoured to be considering a bid of up to US$100 billion for Qualcomm Inc., according to a report by Bloomberg. As Jeremy Cowan writes, if it goes ahead this could be one of the biggest ever acquisitions of a chipmaker.

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Smart grid provider turns to CyanConnode Omni IoT technology to provide flexible, cost effective communications platform

HM Power, a system integrator based in Sweden, provides smart metering and smart grid solutions to virtually all Swedish utilities. The company has an established customer base of approximately 650,000 smart meters and now has approximately 30% of the Ring Main Unit and advanced fault indication equipment market in Sweden. Following a Parliamentary Bill mandating

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Will 5G deliver on the 2020 vision ?

Britain’s 5G will be rolled out in 2020 and it could help generate £55 billion (€61.40 billion) for our economy says the newly re-branded National Physical Laboratory (NPL). Could, mind you. Provided we don’t repeat the mistakes of previous generations.

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Nokia focuses on delivering carrier-grade networks for transportation, energy, public sector, finance, web services and healthcare

Nokia is strengthening its approach to serve key enterprise markets and large ‘webscale’ customers. As of September 1, 2017 Chris Johnson has joined the organisation from HPE to lead the push into vertical industries while company veteran Mike Calabrese will oversee the webscale and large enterprise customer segments.

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British-based Geo receives queen’s award from Lord-lieutenant of Cambridgeshire

Geo, the Cambridge based developer of smarter home energy products has celebrated the formal presentation of the 2017 Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation.

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Capula and COPA-DATA collaborate to keep the lights on

Case Study: Capula collaborates with technology providers that offer the best products for the industry. Working only with businesses that produce transformative and reliable systems, software and service solutions.

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Beaujard joins Semtech from Sierra Wireless, to become senior director LoRa Alliance

Olivier Beaujard has left Sierra Wireless for a new position in the Internet of Things at Semtech.

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SpeedCast acquires Harris CapRock for US$425 million

SpeedCast International Limited, a global satellite communications and network service provider, has agreed to acquire Harris CapRock in a cash transaction valued at US$425 million.

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Climate change and the IoT

By Jeremy Green With the Paris Agreement on climate change on track for full ratification, there is at last a chance that the ‘biggest risk to the global economy’ might finally get some of the attention it deserves. That almost certainly means that there will be renewed pressures on enterprises to cut their own carbon

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