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Trend Micro launches $100 million venture fund with focus on IoT

Japanese cybersecurity software specialist Trend Micro has launched a $100 million corporate venture fund targeting start-ups in growing markets, such as the Internet of...

Liverpool’s Sensor City aims to be “global hub” for sensor technologies

The Sensor City facility, a collaborative venture between Liverpool John Moores University and the University of Liverpool, has appointed Alison Mitchell as its executive director. Mitchell,...

Start-up of the month: IoTium – time for network-as-a-service

Internet of Business speaks with Ron Victor, CEO and founder of network-as-a-service provider IoTium, about how a new way to acquire network infrastructure could...

Actility adds Cisco to list of financial backers

Actility, a specialist in low-power, wide-area network (LPWAN) connectivity for the IoT, has announced Cisco as a participant in its $75 million Series D...

Nvidia expands AI ecosystem with six new start-ups

US microprocessor company Nvidia has added six artificial intelligence (AI) start-ups to its investment portfolio over the last 12 months. Announced in a blog post this...

UK start-up Babylon raises $60m for AI-based doctor app

UK start-up Babylon, which specializes in remote health applications, has doubled its valuation in its latest funding round, raising $60 million. The funding brings the...

Expanding your IoT offering into the US? Think bigger. Think globally.

Jonathan Smith, director of connectivity sales for Europe at IoT/M2M specialist Aeris, shares his tips on how European makers of IoT-enabled devices can successfully...

Australian start-up Freestyle to deploy smart water meters in South Korea

Australian IoT start-up, Freestyle Technology, has signed a deal to provide smart water meters to a county in South Korea. According to the Australian Financial...

Insurance sector ripe for IoT disruption, says report

Larger traditional insurers typically work in much the same way as they have done for over 300 years. These old-school insurance companies have come...

Microsoft to open Munich lab to support IoT and AI start-ups

Tech giant Microsoft is looking to support the next wave of Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) start-ups with the opening of a...

AI and IoT snatch almost half of insurtech investment in 2016

Almost half of global investment in insurtech (insurance technology) start-ups involves artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT), according to research from management...

Tryst proposes solar energy as battery replacement for IoT devices

Dutch battery and energy storage start-up, Tryst Energy, has developed a product to power internet-connected devices through solar energy. The product is known as Light Energy....