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User data: EU opens to investigate Google’s acquisition of Fitbit

User data: EU opens to investigate Google’s acquisition of Fitbit

The European Commission (EC) has launched a full-scale probe of a planned Google purchase of Fitbit, saying that the move raised serious concerns over control of user data.

Major Manufacturers Partner with ioXt Alliance to Secure IoT Devices

Major Manufacturers Partner with ioXt Alliance to Secure IoT Devices

The ioXt Alliance, the Global Standard for IoT Security, announced today that major technology companies and manufacturers including Google, T-Mobile, Silicon Labs and more, certified a wide range of devices through the ioXt Alliance Certification Program.

Digital Payments: Facebook Bundles Platforms

Digital Payments: Facebook Bundles Platforms

According to a report by Bloomberg, Facebook is looking for a more comprehensive strategy around digital payments and has of a new division, Facebook Financial, that will run all payments projects, including Facebook Pay.

Antitrust: Qualcomm Wins New Court Round Against FTC

Antitrust: Qualcomm Wins New Court Round Against FTC

Qualcomm has won its appeal to overturn 2019’s antitrust verdict in a case brought by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC). An earlier ruling which would have forced the company to renegotiate old deals with customers.

ADT and Google Partner To Create Leading Smart Home Security Offering

ADT and Google Partner To Create Leading Smart Home Security Offering

ADT, provider of security and smart home solutions, and Google announced they are starting a long-term partnership to create new smart home security offerings.

Pod Group Launches Self-service IoT Connectivity Platform

Pod Group Launches Self-service IoT Connectivity Platform

Pod Group, provider of platforms, software and connectivity services for the IoT announced the launch of a self-service IoT connectivity platform by the name of “Luner”.

Semtech and AIUT Optimize Petroleum Gas Management With LoRa Devices

Semtech and AIUT Optimize Petroleum Gas Management With LoRa Devices

Semtech Corporation announced that IoT hardware and software provider AIUT has integrated Semtech’s LoRa devices and the LoRaWAN protocol into its new line of intelligent sensors for measuring the volume of liquefied petroleum gas in tanks.

T‑Mobile Launches World’s First Nationwide Standalone 5G Network

T‑Mobile Launches World’s First Nationwide Standalone 5G Network

T-Mobile announced to launch a commercial nationwide standalone architecture 5G network in the US – and claims that they are the first company to do this.

Automation Platform: Red Lion Enables Rugged, Optimized Connectivity and Automation at the Edge

Automation Platform: Red Lion Enables Rugged, Optimized Connectivity and Automation at the Edge

Red Lion´s FlexEdge Intelligent Edge Automation Platform brings industrial data together as never before to transform edge computing. FlexEdge provides a scalable solution to integrate complex multi-vendor environments into digital transformation strategies.

Siemens and SAP Partner to Accelerate Industrial Transformation

Siemens and SAP Partner to Accelerate Industrial Transformation

Siemens and SAP SE announced a partnership that will leverage their industry expertise and bring together their complementary software solutions for product life cycle, supply chain and asset management so their customers can deliver new innovation and collaborative business models that will accelerate industry transformation globally.