The headline on 25 June 2020
Microsoft acquires CyberX to boost IoT security. Microsoft is acquiring CyberX, a Massachusetts-based IoT and OT security company. CyberX will complement the existing Azure IoT security capabilities and extends to existing devices including those used in industrial IoT, operational technology, and infrastructure scenarios.
- CyberX Press Release > Microsoft Acquires IoT/OT Security Leader CyberX to Enable Unified Security Across Converged IT and Industrial Networks
- Official Microsoft Blog > Microsoft acquires CyberX to accelerate and secure customers’ IoT deployments
AWS races ahead with machine learning on F1 stats. Amazon Web Services is introducing six real-time racing statistics that will roll out through the 2020 Formula One season, beginning with the launch of car performance scores at the season-opening Grand Prix in Austria on July 5.
- AWS and Formula 1 Announce New Racing Performance Stats for 2020 Season
- F1 set to debut new TV graphics in 2020 with car performance, driver comparisons and more
Verizon certifies Telit modules for 4G LTE. Verizon has certified Telit’s ME310G1 and ME910G1 IoT modules for use on its 4G LTE network. Source: Telit ME310G1 and ME910G1 Module Series Certified by Verizon for LTE-M Use
Qualcomm and Infinite partner on IoT-as-a-service. Qualcomm Technologies and Infinite Computer Solutions are working together to deliver IoT-as-a-service (IoTaaS) for plug-and-play deployment in smart cities and other applications. Source: Designed for Rapid Deployment of Qualcomm® Smart Cities’ Technologies and Infinite’s Zyter® SmartSpacesTM Platform to Support Turnkey Implementation for Smart Connected Spaces
Deutsche Telekom spins off IoT business. Deutsche Telekom is spinning off its IoT business into an independent company next month and has unveiled plans to simplify the IoT with an open platform that brings together developers, operators, partners, and suppliers.
Intel Xeon processors attack AI and edge applications. Intel has introduced its third-generation Xeon scalable processors and additions to its hardware and software artificial intelligence (AI) portfolio to accelerate the AI and analytics in the data center, network, and intelligent-edge environments. Source: Intel Newsroom > Intel Announces Unmatched AI and Analytics Platform with New Processor, Memory, Storage and FPGA Solutions
Kerlink and Tago IO integrate IoT platforms. French company Kerlink’s Wanesy management center has been integrated with the IoT platform from North Carolina-based Tago IO. Source: Kerlink’s Wanesy™ Management Center is now integrated within the TagoIO IoT Platform
Palo Alto firewall uses machine learning to protect IoT devices. Palo Alto Networks has launched a machine-learning powered firewall making security intelligent and proactive to defend networks and IoT devices against most known and unknown threats instantly. Source: paloalto blog > Announcing IoT Security: No Organization Is Protected Without It
Qualcomm integrates 5G and AI in the robotics platform. Qualcomm has integrated 5G and artificial intelligence (AI) in a hardware and software development platform to help design robotics and drones. Source: Qualcomm Launches World’s First 5G and AI-Enabled Robotics Platform