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November 4, 2016

Ubuntu offers new foundation for IoT to meet industry need for updates, operations and security

Canonical has released Ubuntu Core 16 for the Internet of Things (IoT), with regular and reliable security updates, and app stores for intelligent connected devices.

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November 4, 2016

Why your toaster may be part of an attack on Google one day

One phenomenon that has always intrigued me is hypnotism, says Larry Bellehumeur of Novotech Technologies. It always seemed amazing and confusing to me that so-called “normal” people can have their common sense overridden to the point that they

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November 3, 2016

Silvair closes $12m Series A funding ‘to disrupt’ commercial smart lighting market

Silvair, a provider in Bluetooth-based smart lighting technologies for commercial applications, has completed a US$12 million Series A round of funding.

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November 3, 2016

Maxim’s Ultra-Small hSensor platform enables quick and easy design for wearable health and fitness apps

Designers of health, wellness, and high-end fitness applications can quickly and easily validate next-generation solutions with the ultra-small hSensor Platform from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.

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November 2, 2016

Will Qualcomm’s acquisition of NXP Semiconductors trigger a new wave of market consolidation?

Qualcomm, the smartphone chipmaker, has acquired NXP Semiconductors for US$47 billion in the largest semiconductor acquisition of all time, says Yiru Zhong, senior industry analyst, Digital Transformation, Frost & Sullivan. (Also see: Qualcomm focuses on IoT as it agrees to buy chipset maker NXP Semiconductors for US$47bn.)

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November 2, 2016

How our cities are becoming smarter and what it means for us – Part 2

Of course, connected devices will require robust, secure communications at every point in the chain, from sensor nodes to the cloud and back again. This is where a plethora of wireless positioning and communications technologies come into play.

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November 1, 2016

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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November 1, 2016

How our cities are becoming smarter and what it means for us – Part 1

We are told that the connected city is going to be a smarter city, but what does “smarter” actually mean in this context, and how will cities be connected? We don’t yet have all the answers to these questions, but public authorities, businesses, academic institutions, NGOs and individuals have,

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October 31, 2016

Smart technology is helping users to manage irrigation more efficiently

Plants need water, whether it’s a green golf course, a wiry vineyard, or waving fields of wheat. Landscape managers and farmers must irrigate their plants, but due to worldwide climate change,

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October 28, 2016

Smart farming must step up to the plate to meet global challenge, says Beecham Research

The development of smart farming and precision agriculture must accelerate rapidly and learn lessons from smart city projects if it is to meet the challenge set by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation,

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