Google shifts focus IoT platform Android Things
Google's ambitions to make Android Things the Internet of Things (IoT) platform scale back a little. The company will only focus its Android Things on smart speakers and screens for consumers. The focus is therefore much more on consumer appliances than was previously the case.
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Google expands Hire recruitment platform internationally
The world of recruitment is worth a lot of money. The most recent report by the World Employment Confederation shows that no less than 554 billion dollars are spent annually. In the tech world, this is mainly an opportunity to develop tools that make the work of recruiters easier and faster.
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VMware acquires AetherPal to strengthen focus on IoT
VMware expands its product offering with the acquisition of AetherPal Inc., which develops software to help companies support endpoints for their staff, as well as devices connected to the Internet-of-Things. The amount VMware pays for AetherPal is not known.
Today, Shankar Iyer, Vice President of t... Read more
BlackBerry comes with a platform for digital autocockpits
BlackBerry is strengthening its ties with the automotive industry by providing a dedicated Android-based QNX platform for fully digital cockpits in cars. The cockpits must combine the instrument panel and the infotainment in a single digital solution.
With the now released QNX platform, car manufact... Read more
Trello acquires Butler for additional automation of certain tasks
Trello, Atlassian's organizational tool, announced today that it has taken over Butler. It is mainly specialized in automation and linking different commands to make something complex happen automatically. This is reminiscent of IFTTT functionality and brings something similar to Trello.
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Microsoft joins Lot Network against patent trolls
Microsoft has been a member of the Lot Network since Thursday. This is an initiative of the tech industry that tries to combat patent trolls. Patent trolls are bad for innovation within the sector, even though the sector is so dependent on it.
The Lot Network has been in existence for some time and ... Read more
Splunk launches its first industrial IoT platform
Splunk has launched its first Internet-of-Things platform. The Splunk Industrial IoT service should help companies to make better use of their linked data. In doing so, the company embarks on what it describes itself as the IOT revolution. The industrial IoT market is at a unique moment.
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Fujitsu develops a high-speed prototype for data processing of servers
Fujitsu Laboratories in Japan wants to catch up with the trend of systems having to process more and more data. Today, the company announces that it has developed a new technology that can help with the rapid processing of big data in distributed storage systems in which information is stored on mul... Read more
Card seller Eventbrite makes a very successful IPO
Ticket salesman Eventbrite went to the fair yesterday, and with success. The company raised $230 million and initially sold shares for $23 each. In the meantime, they rose 65% in value to 38 dollars and now the price has fallen to 36.50 dollars per share.
This means that the IPO of Eventbrite can be... Read more
Microsoft releases two new business applications for the HoloLens
Microsoft has unveiled a number of new applications for the HoloLens to make the augmented reality headset more useful for companies. These are applications within the Dynamics 365 software, which are called Dynamics 365 Layout and Dynamics 365 Remote Assistant.
The purpose of both of the new applic... Read more