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2014/15 IoT Award Winners
Postscapes is pleased to announced the winners of the fourth annual IoT Awards, which recognize the most notable products, companies, and individuals active in the Internet of Things space in 2014. In two weeks of voting more than 73,000 votes were...
 
2lemetry raises $4M, launches app to link IoT data with Salesforce
2lemetry has received $4 million from Salesforce Ventures and private investors, the Denver-based company announced today. The investment, which brings 2lemetry’s total raised to date up to $9 million, will go toward expanding support for the Salesforce business software ecosystem. ...
 
ARM buys Offspark, adds security protocol to mbed IoT platform
Chip designer ARM announced today it has bought Offspark, a company specializing in security software for the Internet of Things. Back in November it was announced that ARM had acquired PolarSSL, Offspark’s version of the SSL encryption standard that many websites use...
 
ARM buys wireless protocol developer Sensinode
Component maker ARM announcedtoday that it has acquired Sensinode Oy, a privately-held software company specializing in low-power wireless standards. The specific terms of the deal were not released. ...
 
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. ...
 
Ayla Networks Raises $14.5M in Series B Funding
Internet of Things platform provider Ayla Networks recently closed a $14.5 million Series B funding round lead by Cisco, International Finance Corporation, Linear Venture, SAIF Partners, SJF Ventures and existing investors Crosslink Capital and Voyager Capital. This follows on from a $5.4 million Series...
 
BLN wants to hear your pitch at IoT14
The 2014 Internet of Things Forum, hosted by BLN, is coming up in Cambridge, U.K., in April -- and the call just went out for underexposed IoT businesses who want the chance to present their great idea.The goal is “to promote some diversity and...
 
Breed Reply IoT incubator invests in Cocoon, BrainControl, Greeniant
Breed Reply, the Internet of Things incubation arm of European digital consulting firm Reply Group, today announced that it has invested $3.7 million in three IoT startups. Though the incubator did not specify the breakdown, the investments represent stakes varying from 20 percent to...
 
British Gas buys home automation platform AlertMe for $100M
British Gas announced today that it has acquired AlertMe, a software platform for home automation with a focus on energy analytics, in a deal estimated at $100 million. AlertMe’s software is modular, with separate capabilities for...
 
Canary raises $10 million in new investments
Last summer’s Indiegogo campaign for Canary’s sensor-packed home security device was wildly successful, raising nearly $2 million in just a month. This week the company announced another $10 million in Series A funding. The investors include...
 
Cellular connectivity startup Konekt raises $1.3M
Chicago startup Konekt recently announced a $1.3 million funding round that included support from NextView Ventures, Mucker Capital, Tyler Willis’ AngelList Syndicate, and Groupon founders Chris Muhr and Raj Ruparell. Konekt provides a platform for...
 
Cisco offers $300K in prizes to secure the Internet of Things
Security issues with the Internet, and especially the Internet of Things, often generate hyperbolic headlines -- like last month’s buzz over a supposed botnet of connected appliances that had sent hundreds of thousands of spam emails. While the claim that tens of thousands of...
 
Cryptotronix, TilePay want to let devices sell their own data
Cryptotronix, the Coloradan designer of open-source cryptography hardware and software, earlier this month announced a partnership with forthcoming cryptocurrency app TilePay that will bring automated, secure micropayments to the Internet of Things. The company’s designs are...
 
Dell announces Silicon Valley IoT lab
Dell today announced the creation of an Internet of Things lab, located at the company’s Santa Clara facility. A partnership of Dell OEM Solutions and Intel, the lab will help manufacturers integrate IoT connectivity into their products -- using Dell technology, of course. ...
 
Eclipse Foundation challenges IoT designers to build with open standards
Openness is the bread and butter of the non-profit tech industry group Eclipse Foundation, which earlier this month issue an Open IoT Challenge to developers: Build the best Internet of Things solution they can using open-source hardware and software and open standards. ...
 
Evrythng raises $7M in Series A round
IoT Platform provider EVRYTHNG today announced $7 million in new investments from Cisco, BHLP, Dawn Capital, and the company’s original backer, Atomico. Winner of the Breakout Startup of the Year in our IoT Awards last year, the team will use the money towards expanding...
 
Facebook piloting location-aware “Place Tips” in NYC
That line between FB and IRL? It’s getting pretty faded. Last week Facebook announced a pilot project for a new feature called Place Tips, which populates your news feed with information about nearby businesses and landmarks. It’s being...
 
FTC IoT Report Released
In a report published earlier this week, the Federal Trade Commission dug into issues of security and privacy, as well as the collection and retention of consumer data, that were raised during the agency’s November 2013 workshop on the Internet of Things. ...
 
FTC workshop considers privacy, security on the Internet of Things
At a public workshop in Washington last week, the FTC considered the implications of the Internet of Things for issues of digital privacy and security. Panelists included representatives from tech startups, chip manufacturers, universities, government agencies,...
 
Google has a new, $3 billion Nest egg
Google will acquire Nest Labs, maker of the acclaimed smart thermostat of the same name, for $3.2 billion, the company announced yesterday. “Google will help us fully realize our vision of the conscious home and allow...
 
Google offering research grants for an “Open Web of Things”
Google announced Friday that it will fund research to advance the creation of open standards for the Internet of Things. The “cross-disciplinary expedition” is headed by ‘Net legend Vint Cerf, and will award yearly five- and six-figure grants to academic projects in three areas:...
 
Groupon Acquires Swarm Mobile
Groupon, the social coupon company, announced this week that it had purchased Swarm Mobile, maker of a customer engagement platform for brick-and-mortar retailers for an undisclosed amount. ...
 
Hardware incubator Lemnos announces $20M investment fund
Lemnos Labs, the San Francisco-based investor/incubator for hardware startups, announced yesterday that it’s raised $20 million in new funds for investing in more early-stage tech companies. The new money means Lemnos will be able to increase its typical...
 
How secure is the IoT?
Among a number of upcoming events during IoT Week Massachusetts is the Security of Things Forum on May 7. Organized and hosted by Paul Roberts, editor in chief of The Security Ledger, the forum will investigate both the challenges and the opportunities presented by...
 
HP to buy Aruba Networks for $2.7B
HP announced today that it will acquire Aruba Networks, a fast-growing wireless networking firm based in California, for $2.7 billion in cash. Aruba’s brand and leadership will remain in place under the auspices of HP Enterprise Group....
 
 
 
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