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UK based software company Aveva, majority owned by France based automation specialist Schneider Electric, has struck a deal to acquire US data management outfit OSIsoft for $5 billion. OSIsoft is …

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Arm has said its burgeoning IoT platform and data analytics businesses will not be handed over to parent Softbank after all, after the trade was announced last month as part …

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Softbank-backed satellite IoT startup Skylo is set to deploy 5G-ready NB-IoT chipsets that can connect via geostationary satellites, it has said. The California-based firm has teamed up with Sony Semiconductor …

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UK-based chip design company Arm is looking to hand control of its burgeoning IoT platform and data analytics businesses over to parent company Softbank, to distribute to “new entities”, in …

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Qualcomm has launched a certification programme for combining augmented and virtual reality (AR and VR) devices and Snapdragon-based 5G smartphones. The programme will approve tethered AR and VR devices for …

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Satellite connectivity startup Skylo, promising NB-IoT on existing geostationary satellites, has emerged from stealth with $116 million in total funding, including a new $103 million Series B round led by …

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Curiosity Lab

Japanese telecoms group SoftBank claims to have tested non-standalone 5G with connected cars. Nokia, the kit partner for the tests, called it a “world-first trial”. The setup used 3GPP Release …

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Japan’s Softbank will plough artificial intelligence (AI) and internet-of-things (IoT) technologies into a burgeoning smart city project in Indonesia, after striking a deal with Jakarta-based conglomerate Lippo Group. The deal, …

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Japanese car maker Subaru and compatriot telecommunications group SoftBank have started joint research on use cases that apply 5G mobile communication systems and cellular V2X (C-V2X) communication systems to help realize …

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Altair

Israeli firm Altair Semicondictor will embed ‘cloud location over cellular’ (C-LoC) software into its ALT1250 dual-mode NB-IoT and LTE-M chipset. It has worked with C-LoC technology firm Polte Corporation on …

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