Zebra Technologies to acquire Enterprise Business from Motorola Solutions for US$3.45bn

Lincolnshire, and Schaumburg, Illinois, USA, April 15, 2014 — Zebra Technologies Corporation and Motorola Solutions, Inc. have definitively agreed that Zebra will acquire Motorola’s Enterprise business for US$3.45 billion in an all-cash transaction. The acquisition will be funded through a combination of cash on hand and new debt. 

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u-blox ultra-compact 4G LTE module certified for Verizon’s network

Certification of TOBY-L100 module enables IoT and M2M customers to leverage America’s largest 4G LTE Network

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M2M and IoT take centre stage at Mobile World Congress 2014

Every year the mobile industry converges on Barcelona for Mobile World Congress. This year, machine-to-machine and the internet of things were prominent trends. New connected devices were everywhere. There were more connected cars on the show floor than ever before, with the likes of BMW, Ford and Tesla prominently on display. Wearables were also one

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IoT start-up 1248 wins backing of telco entrepreneur Rob Dobson, founder of Actix

March 18, 2014: UK-based start-up 1248 Ltd., that provides expertise and services to the rapidly emerging Internet of Things (IoT) industry, has received £250,000 investment from experienced serial telco entrepreneur Rob Dobson. Dobson takes up the position of chairman of the 1248 Board.

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Beecham Research opens London office in Tech City as wearable tech and IoT drive growth

Beecham Research, a leading UK-based technology market research, analysis and consulting firm, has opened a new office in the Tech City area of Shoreditch, London. Staff at the new office will focus on rapidly emerging markets, including Wearable Technology and the Internet of Things (IoT).

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Harnessing the value of the IoT market

Robert Brunback, CMO of Telenor Connexion discuss the three topics: – How is the market evolving ? – What challenges are enterprises facing ? – Harnessing the value of the IoT market

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International speaker line-up announced for Singapore’s first Internet of Things Asia event in April

Singapore – The first ever Internet of Things (IoT) Asia event to be held at Singapore EXPO Convention & Exhibition Centre from April 21-22, 2014 will feature a slate of international and local speakers from leading companies in the IoT field. Jointly organised by Singapore Industrial Automation Association (SIAA) and Singex Exhibitions, the event has

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Latest webcast: Unlocking Business Value: Leveraging Java on Devices

The tremendous growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) opens up all types of service driven opportunities, delivering increased efficiencies, better customer value and improved quality of life. This webcast and whitepaper help outline the key strategies for unlocking real business value from IoT.

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On-demand webinar: Forget Connectivity – M2M is All About Device and Data Management

If you missed this Eurotech M2M webinar there is still a chance to see it in full. Watch and listen to this free webinar as we discuss how the bigger picture of the Internet of Things and Machine to Machine systems fit together.

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2014 Predictions: The Year of the M2M Platform and the Connected Home

This time last year M2M Now asked the industry for its predictions for 2013. And looking back from the start of 2014, writes Georgina Elrington, many of those predictions were spot on.

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The main challenges in the energy ecosystem today

What are the main security issues around M2M in the energy ecosystem?

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IoT World Forum

Event date: November 12-13, 2013 London, UK IoT World Forum, London 2013 is the leading Internet of Things Conference and M2M conference in London for IoT applications and IoT technologies.

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Xively helps Elektron speed new services to market and launches new consulting services group

Boston, MA, USA. September 18, 2013 – Xively has announced that Elektron Technology is building its next generation of connected solutions on the Xively IoT platform. It has also launched Xively Consulting Services, a professional services group that helps businesses navigate the technical and business complexities inherent in IoT.

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Talking Heads: Enterprises get ready for the Internet of Things (IoT) with Wyless Connect primary back-up

Readers will be familiar with Wyless but may not know its subsidiary Wyless Connect. M2M Now’s editor, Jeremy Cowan asked Bennett Alpert about its work in digital signage, telemedicine and the Internet of Things.

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Jon Howes appointed Beecham Research's new Technology Director

Cambridge, UK – Beecham Research has appointed Jon Howes as Technology Director. The move is designed to expand the firm’s technical insights to complement their market research and analysis of the M2M and Internet of Things industry.

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From the device to the data centre

An exciting trend is emerging for machine to machine (M2M) technology and the Internet of Things (IoT). Georgina Elrington spoke with Judson Althoff, Oracle’s senior vice president of worldwide alliances and channels and embedded sales, to find out how the data flow from internet-enabled devices will aid business decisions, bring competitive advantage and speed time to market.

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