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Google’s self-driving car joins real traffic in California – Computer Business Review

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
Google’s self-driving car joins real traffic in California – Computer Business Review

Google has reportedly started to test its self-driving cars in live conditions. According to multiple reports, Google has released the vehicles on the roads of its home town, Mountain View. The cars, obviously still in trial mode, drives themselves but are backed up by a “safety driver” who can take over controls at any time. […]

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Mitac prepares 3 new IoT products for cars

| June 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Taiwanese gear maker Mitac is reportedly eying the IoT market, at least for cars. DigiTimes reports the company has launched three new products targeting telematics under a sub-brand caleld Magellan. There is the Magellan Navigation Box for ‘cross country’ enthusiasts (does that mean off road?) Then there is the Smartphone Link Box, a kind of […]

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Landis+Gyr eyes growth opportunity in smart meter roll out | afr.com

| June 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

The expected retailer-led roll out of smart meters in Australia is expected to lay the foundations for a smart grid that will open a new world of high-tech home energy control for consumers. Source: Landis+Gyr eyes growth opportunity in smart meter roll out | afr.com

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AT&T has signed 136 IoT contracts this year, Environmental Leader reports

| June 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

AT&T is reportedly signed 136 Internet of Things contracts across a host of industries since January 2015, reports Environmental Leader. The contracts came from agriculture, automotive, aviation, energy, healthcare, transportation, security and supply chain segments. According to the report, AT&T connected 945,000 new M2M devices to its network in the first quarter of 2015 – […]

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Revenue from cloud computing to reach $1 bln within 2-3 years – Nvidia

| June 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Cloud computing will require a lot of chips, and if you are Nvidia, the hope is that new applications like Big Data analytics will also require lots of graphics chips, in order to render all that data in charts and graphs. According to Reuters, Nvidia is now expected a cool US$1 billion worth of revenues […]

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Cisco expands Intercloud capabilities with Piston Cloud Computing buy – Forbes

| June 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Cisco has announced plans to acquire Piston Cloud Computing, reported Forbes. Piston is a four year old startup offering OpenStack cloud distribution and is expected to improve Cisco’s product, delivery and operational capabilities of its Intercloud services. Cisco’s interest in acquiring Piston follows its recent acquisition of private cloud provider Metacloud and should help bolster […]

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San Jose trials out streetlight-top smarter city system

| June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

San Jose is aiming to become a full fledged smart city by introducing technology from a home-grown start. According to a report by the San Jose Mercury News, the city is working with Internet of Things start-up anyCOMM, to introduced smart devices that collect a range of information from all around the city. The devices, […]

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Report: Triple investment in clean energy to $1.2 trillion – Yahoo News

| May 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A new report calls for investment in clean energy to be tripled to $1.2 trillion annually through 2030 to give more than one billion people worldwide access to electricity and help prevent global warming. Source: Report: Triple investment in clean energy to $1.2 trillion – Yahoo News

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OptiBit develops new energy efficient fibre-based chip technology

| May 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

OptiBit, a start up made up of three graduate students from MIT, University of Colorado, Boulder and the University of California, Berkeley, has developed a new chip technology that promises faster processors at dramatically less energy consumption. The startup won the MIT Clean Energy Prize with the patented technology. According to BetaBoston, OptiBit is attempting […]

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‘Tech inter-operability standards vital for smart cities’ | ET Telecom

| May 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

A few years ago the buzz was around smart homes that detect human presence to adjust lighting, start appliances such as air-conditioner and save water and ele.. According to this report by the telecoms section of the Economic Times of India, a recent event organised by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers on the […]

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