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Big brands will start to enter the IoT space more aggressively in 2021 with full end-to-end solutions, buying up successful companies either to avoid competition or else to complete their …

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Private equity group ECI Partners has sold IoT roaming provider Arkessa to IoT and SIM management company Wireless Logic for an undisclosed fee. The UK-based venture firm said it had …

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The LoRa Alliance, the technical and marketing group promoting the LoRaWAN protocol for wide-area network (WAN) communications, is looking at ways to tweak the LoRaWAN specification for Amazon, so the …

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Bosch has put live a private 5G network with Nokia at its factory in Stuttgart-Feuerbach, and confirmed another at its research campus in Renningen. The firm said it will “gradually” …

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Nordic Semiconductor has acquired Ensigma, the Wi-Fi division of UK-based semiconductor and software design firm Imagination Technologies Group, for an undisclosed fee. The deal is for Ensigma’s development operations, including …

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Australia-based semiconductor company Morse Micro, developing Wi-Fi HaLow  for low-power mid-range IoT solutions, has raised $13 million in new funding. The latest Series A funding round takes its total to …

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IoT device management platform Pelion, previously a unit within Arm, has been spun-out as a standalone business, wholly-owned by the UK chip design firm. At the same time, it has …

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Netherlands-based engineering and design firm SODAQ has invented a solar-powered cellular IoT asset tracker which dispenses with a battery altogether, and runs by harvesting solar energy alone. It is the …

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A number of major IoT outfits are collaborating under the auspices of the Zigbee Alliance to develop a new application-layer connectivity standard for the smart buildings market. Members of the …

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Nordic Semiconductor has struck a deal with Arkessa to offer wider international cellular IoT connectivity with its nRF9160 system-in-package (SiP), the Trondheim-based firm’s flagship dual-mode LTE-M and NB-IoT module. Global …

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