Internet of Things News

 
Startupbootcamp says ‘hola’ to Barcelona with new IoT accelerator
The newest iteration of Startupbootcamp(SBC), the global network of startup accelerators, is gearing up to tackle Big Data and the Internet of Things. The program is based in Barcelona, which is rapidly becoming a hub of cutting-edge technology. ...
 
Samsung acquires SmartThings for $200 million
A widely circulated rumor from last month has come to pass with Samsung Electronics joining Apple and Google in the smart home market with its $200 million acquisition of home hub provider SmartThings. SmartThings began its life as a break-out crowd-funded Kickstarter campaign in...
 
Electric Imp Announces $15 Million Series B Round
Today Electric Imp announced a $15 million Series B round, which brought in Founder Hugo Fiennes and new investors Foxconn Technology Group, PTI Ventures and Rampart Capital. The company raised a $7.9 million in Round A financing in 2012 from Redpoint Ventures and Lowercase...
 
PTC buys IoT platform provider Axeda for $170M
PTC announced last week that it will expand its industrial IoT portfolio with the purchase of Axeda for $170 million in cash. The deal builds on PTC’s acquisition of ThingWorx earlier this year (See our interview from Thingworx CTO Rick Bulotta here). ...
 
Reply SpA invests $5M in Sensoria
Digital consulting firm Reply SpA has invested $5 million in fitness wearables maker Sensoria, the companies announced last week. The series A funding gives Reply a 20 percent stake in Sensoria. Headquartered in Redmond, Wash Sensoria’s products include...
 
Thread Group joins the race to be the unifying IoT protocol
Thread Group, announced Tuesday, is the latest effort by a group of big industry players to unite the Internet of Things home market under a single wireless protocol. It’s backed by a variety of industry- and consumer-focused companies including Yale Security, Silicon Labs, Samsung...
 
Open Interconnect Consortium seeks standard for IoT interoperability
The Open Interconnect Consortium, announced earlier this month, brings together powerhouse chip and electronics manufacturers to collaborate on an open specification for interoperability on the Internet of Things. Backers include Atmel, Broadcom, Dell, Intel, Samsung...
 
Spark Labs raises $4.2M in series A funding
Spark Labs, maker of the Spark Core development kit, yesterday announced $4.2 million in new Series A funding, according to the Wall Street Journal. Lion Wells capital led the funding round, with O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, SOSventures,...
 
Atmel to buy Newport Media for $170M
Hardware manufacturer Atmel announced Monday it will buy Newport Media, maker of wireless radio chips, for $170 million. Atmel will pay $140 in cash, with an additional $30 million to be paid out over two years if revenue targets are met. ...
 
 
 
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