IDC: Spend on the IoT will reach $1.29 trillion by 2020
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According to a forecast by IDC, worldwide spending on the IoT will reach $1.29 trillion by 2020 based on an expected compound annual growth rate of 15.6 percent. This year alone, global spend is forecast to reach $737 billion as organisations make
Google is expanding Assistant to new devices – including Android TV
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In front of the TV is where many families spend the most time, and it's often the biggest screen, so it's not much of a surprise Google wants to put its virtual assistant there
HARMAN launches Ignite to manage in-car apps and their IoT communications
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HARMAN has launched their Ignite platform which aims to provide an end-to-end solution for managing in-car applications while also enabling vehicles to communicate with the wider...
Cortana wants to be on all your devices in IoT push
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Microsoft's virtual assistant may not get the coverage of Siri, Google, or Alexa, but yet it's the widest available. Cortana has a presence across mobile platforms such as Android and iOS, is built in
Honeywell aims to use the IoT to put building controls in occupants’ hands
American multinational conglomerate Honeywell has launched a mobile application, Honeywell Vector Occupant App, to address common frustrations of building occupants, including control over their comfort levels and ability to securely move about the workplace.
The app combines the convenience of mobile devices with connected building features and is an example of Honeywell’s efforts in the Internet of Things around connected buildings. It helps to enhance building...
Another IoT-based DDoS attack leaves Finnish properties without heating
Beecham: Smart homes remain “overpriced, undersold and misunderstood”
While smart home gadgets have to provide a level of comfort living, they are usually overpriced and beyond the price reach of most homeowners, according to a report from Beecham Research.
The researchers argue a lack of awareness and a lack of knowledge of smart home products and their benefits, along with concerns of data privacy and lack of device interoperability are the problems hindering the growth of the smart home market. But on the other hand, the report predicts the...
Samsung acquires Viv AI platform co-founded by Siri creators
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Hot on the footsteps of Google's announcement of a much-improved 'Assistant' of its own, Samsung has announced the acquisition of Viv Labs, the AI platform co-founded by the creators of Siri.
Tech giants including Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon, Google, and IBM form Partnership on AI
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The world's biggest advancements often come from talented individuals putting their minds together with a common goal. Today's giants of tech started with humble beginnings – such as in a garage or dorm room – but are now brimming with talent looking for the next big thing.
A collective of the world's biggest technology pioneers has joined forces in a historic...