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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...
 
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...
 
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...
 
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. ...
 
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...
 
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...
 
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...
 
Huawei to build Cambridge IoT center around recent acquisition Neul
Huawei, the Chinese electronics and networking giant, last week announced its purchase of Neul, a Cambridge, U.K., firm that specializes in networking technology for the Internet of Things. Hot on the heels of the deal, Business Weekly reports that Huawei plans to expand its...
 
IoT start-up MachineShop raises $3M
Boston-based MachineShop, which provides middleware for the Internet of Things, emerged from stealth mode this week with the announcement of $3 million in outside funding. The investors, all of which are existing customers and partners, are CSR, Diebold, and Xchanging. ...
 
IoT Week Massachusetts
IoT Week Boston kicks off today--not just in Beantown but across the entire Bay State, thanks to a recent proclamation by Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick. We’ll be...
 
Jasper secures $50 million in growth financing round
Jasper, which provides services to enable the Internet of Things for large industries, announced this week that it has raised $50 million of new capital, bringing the company’s total valuation to more than $1 billion. Founded in 2004...
 
Jawbone sleep data demonstrates unexpected uses of IoT data
In the wake of a recent Bay Area earthquake, data science researchers at Jawbone saw they had a unique opportunity. Looking at aggregate anonymized data from users of the Jawbone Up fitness tracker, they were able to chart the sleep disruption caused by the...
 
Keen Home raises $1.5M seed round
Connected home startup Keen Home today announced it has closed a $1.52 million seed round. The investments will at last make a reality out of the smart heating vents the company demoed back in 2013, and which were originally promised to be delivered to...
 
KORE acquires RacoWireless
KORE Wireless Group has purchased RacoWireless, the companies announced yesterday. Terms of the all-cash deal were not released. Both KORE and Raco specialize in machine-to-machine (M2M) connectivity for applications like fleet telematics and asset tracking over cellular and satellite networks. Together, they...
 
LIFX raises $12M series A round from Sequoia Capital
LIFX, maker of smart LED lightbulbs, announced last week that it has partnered with Sequoia Capital in a $12 million series A funding round. The Melbourne-based company made a dazzling debut in...
 
LogMeIn Buys Ionia For $12M
LogMeIn announced today that it has acquired Ionia, a company that specializes in leveraging the Internet of Things for businesses. Ionia will be integrated with Xively, LogMeIn’s own suite of IoT cloud services. The deal is worth $12...
 
MindRider Seeks Beta-Testers, Gears Up for Crowdfunding
MindRider, the stress-mapping bike helmet we wrote about back in January, is speeding closer to production. In a brief email announcement yesterday, designers Arlene Ducao and Ilias Koen revealed that they’re looking for test riders and gearing up to launch a crowdfunding campaign in...
 
Nest acquisition Revolv does a 180
Boulder, Colo., home automation startup Revolv has been added to the Nest Labs family, the companies announced last week. Details of the deal are murky, but Revolv made one thing clear:...
 
Nest buys Dropcam
Hot on the heels of its own acquisition by Google, Nest is bringing Dropcam under its wing. The deal, announced late last month, is worth $555 million. ...
 
 
 
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