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Industrial IoT Framework Near

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Early next year, the Industrial Internet Consortium plans to wrap up work on a broad reference architecture for the Internet of Things, ramp up three test beds, and start identifying gaps where new standards may be needed.

: Telecom

IoT is not happening, says ARM

The internet of things is not happening yet, says a executive at processor firm ARM.

: IC/Semi, Telecom

Internet of things stimulates MEMS market

Worldwide market revenue for MEMS directly used in industrial IoT equipment will rise to USD 120 million in 2018, up from USD 16 million in 2013, according to IHS Technology. Additional MEMS also will be used to support the deployment of the IoT, such as devices employed in data centers.

: Data, IC/Semi, Telecom

Philips buys medical-device maker Volcano

Dutch conglomerate Royal Philips NV is paying $1.2 billion to buy medical-device maker Volcano Corp., which was founded in Rancho Cordova.

: Medical, Telecom |

IoT Metro Network Race Is On

SAN JOSE, Calif. — A startup based near Toulouse, France, hopes to raise more than $70 million to build a national network in the US for the Internet of Things. Sigfox hopes to close funding early next year in what it sees as a race to be the first with a broadly deployed wide-area IoT network.

: Telecom

Smartphone sales grow 20% in 3Q14

Worldwide sales of mobile phones to end users were flat in the third quarter of 2014, according to Gartner. However, sales of smartphones to end users grew 20.3% to reach 301 million units.

: Data, Telecom

Smartphone market to reach saturation soon

While all segments of the smartphone market continue to soar despite strong competition, give or take a few more years and they will soon reach a plateau in sales, according to analysts.

: Data, Telecom