Archives February 2015

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ARM’s new IoT Starter Kit, which I got to preview in London last week, is a newsworthy announcement for two reasons. First, the developer kit serves as a checkpoint for ARM’s upcoming mbed OS, which is a critical piece in the company’s IoT strategy. Second, it involves a close partnership with IBM, whose own IoT ...

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Sigfox announced its Series D today, and with $115 million it was a big one. The sheer amount of money aside, what’s remarkable about the announcement is the number of strategic investors that are named as the company’s newest shareholders. In a world of zero interest rates, quantitative easing, and too much money chasing too ...

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Congratulations to Maxlinear and Entropic on their strategic tie-up.  This will provide value to the Pay TV sector, including both satellite and cable operators.  Ultimately, the level of integration can increase while leveraging operational (SG&A) benefits.

Providing some context, the summary of a piece of research, Intel-Entropic-Maxlinear Pairing Makes Sense, published late last October:

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Toward the end of last year Google acquired cloud-hosted database company Firebase. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Google will continue to offer Firebase’s services as part of its Google Cloud Platform line. While the new acquisition and the technology it brings can support a range of online services, the functionality could also ...

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On February 2nd Bloomberg reported Google’s Drummond has informed Uber's board of the possibility the search giant would launch its own ridesharing service.  At the same time Uber announced a strategic partnership with Carnegie Mellon University as well as the creation of the Uber Advanced Technologies Center near the CMU campus in ...

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