Seeq Corp expands Saudi-led Series B funding with US$24mn to fuel advanced analytics

Seattle, USA-based Seeq Corporation, a specialist in manufacturing and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) advanced analytics software, has secured a US$24 million (€21.5) expansion of its Series B funding.

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Amazon, Apple, Google, and Zigbee Alliance form smart home device connectivity standard working group

Amazon, Apple, Google, and the Zigbee Alliance, have created a new working group to develop and promote a new, royalty-free connectivity standard to increase compatibility among smart home products. Security will be a fundamental design tenet.

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Microsoft gives a big boost to IoT in utilities

Microsoft is making the right noises about creating a comprehensive cloud ecosystem to support utilities deploying IoT. Microsoft says it is investing US$5 billion (€4.05 billion) in the Internet of Things (IoT) over the next four years. Antony Savvas reports on the opportunities being created. 

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Book Review: Digitise or Die

This is a very big book. The review copy was a PDF file that ran to 251 pages. The title is somewhat dramatic but the author does make a convincing case for that statement, citing companies such as Kodak and Nokia. However that is a relatively easy task.

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Netsnapper to support the latest developments in the Industrial Internet of Things

Netsnapper has announced that it will be supporting a number of the Testbeds selected to showcase real demonstrations of Industrial IoT in action at the IoT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona (3-5 October 2017).

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Mocana raises $11m new funding to defend IoT devices and industrial control systems

Mocana Corporation, a provider of mission-critical IoT security solutions for industrial control systems and the Internet of Things, announced that the company has received $11 million in additional investment from Sway Ventures, Shasta Ventures, Trident Capital Fund and GE Ventures.

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Members of ZigBee Alliance and Thread Group to demonstrate universal language for smart devices

The ZigBee Alliance, an association of companies creating, maintaining and delivering open, global standards for the low-power wireless Internet of Things (IoT), and the Thread Group, an organisation focused on making Thread the foundation for the IoT in the home and beyond,

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