MediaTek looks to the IoT
Published in Wearables

Expands eco-system

MediaTek is quietly building an ecosystem to drive IoT strategy to push its System on Chip shipments across multiple devices.

Intel lays off staff at Wind River
Published in Processors

Embedded chips software downsized

Chipzilla has been handing out p45s and pink slips to some of its more experienced software staff at Wind River.

French invest in IoT grid
Published in Wearables

Le coq gaulois spends $25 million

A French a supplier of software used to manage Internet of Things sensor networks has collected $25 million in new funding from top European telecom operators and Foxconn.

Broadcom bought in biggest chip deal ever
Published in Processors

Industry consolidation

Avago bought Broadcom for $37 billion in the largest merger of chipmakers ever and created a company which could give Intel and Qualcomm a run for their money.

Huawei sees future for LiteOS
Published in Wearables

The OS which would be king

Chinese firm Huawei predicted that within 10 years there will be 100 billion connected devices and its ultra-lightweight operating system to be at the heart of the infrastructure.

ARM brings in new mbed standard
Published in Wearables

Internet of things boost

ARM has bought in a new assurance standard to work with embedded devices.

The ARM mbed Enabled program aims to increase the deployment rate of Internet of Things (IoT) products and supporting technologies by giving partners the ability to label them as interoperable mbed-based devices.

Biggish Blue invests in cloudy internet of stuff
Published in News

Things ain't wot they used to be

The ever shrinking Big Blue has said it will invest $3 billion over the next four years in a new 'Internet of Things" unit, aiming to sell its expertise in gathering and making sense of the surge in real-time data that the Internet of Stuff will generate.

Intel releases new Internet of Things tech
Published in News

Things are not what they used to be

Intel showed off a new platform which it claims makes it easier for companies to create Internet-connected smart products using its chips, security and software.

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