Internet of Things

M2M Zone Pavilion @ Super Mobility Week

CTIA 2015

Date
Start Date: 
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
End Date: 
Friday, September 11, 2015
Super Mobility Week is North America's largest forum for the mobile innovations that power your connected life. Business. Home. Health. Money. Auto. Retail. Media. Networks.  With 35,000 attendees, over 70 exhibitors, almost 1,000 square meters of exhibitions space, and a full conference program, the M2M Zone @ CTIA is the premier IoT/M2M event in North America.

Google launches Wi-Fi router for home use

Has also been working on providing faster Internet with its Google Fiber service in some U.S. cities

Reuters

(Reuters) - Google Inc launched a Wi-Fi router on Tuesday, the latest move in the company's efforts to get ready for the connected home and draw more users to its services.

The cylinder-shaped router, named OnHub, can be pre-ordered for $199.99 at online retailers including the Google Store, Amazon.com Inc <AMZN.O> and Walmart.com.

The router comes with in-built antennas that will scan the airwaves to spot the fastest connection, Google said in a blog post. (http://bit.ly/1LhYhNB)

GE unveils customized cloud service in industrial data push

Predix is a 'gated community' of industrial users, as opposed to a public cloud infrastructure

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(Reuters) - General Electric Co said on Wednesday it is developing a cloud-based service tailored for industrial customers, the latest step in the U.S. conglomerate's effort to gain business from data generated by machines.

GE Chief Executive Jeff Immelt has bet on developing analytics and software for customers of the company's jet engines, power-generating turbines, healthcare equipment and other industrial products.

More than 50 billion machines are expected to be connected to the Internet by 2020, according to GE.

Globalstar location-tracking network vulnerable to hacking

Unlike Globalstar's satellite phone services, data from the devices is not encrypted in transit

Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Location-tracking devices that communicate with a major satellite network operated by Globalstar Inc can have their transmissions intercepted or mimicked with false data, a U.S. security researcher said on Thursday.

Globalstar, of Covington, Louisiana, has sold hundreds of thousands or millions of the devices, which are widely used for tracking valuable shipments and assets.

Researcher says can hack GM's OnStar app, open vehicle, start engine

More than 3 million people have downloaded the OnStar RemoteLink mobile app

Reuters

BOSTON/DETROIT (Reuters) - A researcher is advising drivers not to use a mobile app for General Motors Co's OnStar vehicle communications system, saying hackers can exploit a security flaw in the product to unlock cars and start engines remotely.

"White-hat" hacker Samy Kamkar posted a video on Thursday saying he had figured out a way to "locate, unlock and remote-start" vehicles by intercepting communications between the OnStar RemoteLink mobile app and the OnStar service.

Intel serves up revenue, profit beat as data center business grows

Growth in data centers and Internet-of-Things businesses helped offset weak demand for PCs

Reuters

(Reuters) - Intel Corp reported better-than-expected quarterly results on Wednesday as growth in its data centers and Internet-of-Things businesses helped offset weak demand for personal computers that use the company's chips.

Shares of the world's largest chipmaker, which also cut its full-year capital expenditure forecast for the second time, rose as much as 9.2 percent after market before paring some of their gains.

GM to test Cisco technology for sharing road safety spectrum

Automaker intends to deploy V2V technology in its 2017 Cadillac CTS sedans

Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - General Motors Co plans to begin testing new Cisco Systems Inc technology that could allow "talking" cars to share radio communication bands with roadside Wi-Fi devices, a GM executive told U.S. lawmakers.

The technology could hold out the promise of allowing Wi-Fi devices to share the same radio band as vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) safety systems without causing interference, he said in written testimony posted to a House oversight committee website on Wednesday.

The automaker intends to deploy V2V technology in its 2017 Cadillac CTS sedans.

More deals seen in chips as Internet of Things blooms

Customers want to deal with integrated suppliers that can offer the broadest range of products

Reuters

NEW YORK/SEATTLE (Reuters) - With the biggest year in chip deals since 2000 not even halfway through, mid-sized semiconductor makers appear to be prime takeover targets as the largest players look to round out their capabilities and turn their focus to chips for cars, watches and other devices, making the "Internet of Things" a reality.

Bigger is better is the new mantra, as more technologies are being squeezed onto chips and customers want to deal with integrated suppliers that can offer the broadest range of products.

Converging Technologies and Big Data in Telecom

Third-party Applications equal Big Opportunities for Mobile Network Operators

Big Data represents a major inflection point for the ICT and Telecom sectors as it will transform business asset utility and value forever more. It isn’t a revolution or a replacement for the current technologies, but it is rather a valued extension of business assets.

Audi and Daimler separately announce connected car alliances with Baidu

Daimler also teams up with Qualcomm for in-car technology enhancements

Reuters

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - German carmaker Daimler is to make software from web services company Baidu available in its Chinese Mercedes-Benz cars as part of a trend of deepening ties between carmakers and consumer technology companies.

Carmakers are seeking to extend information and entertainment services available in vehicles, as well as smartphone compatibility, in an era of increasingly congested traffic.

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