South Korea will invest 420 billion won (US$357 million) to foster the so-called smart device industry over the next four years amid slowing growth in the traditional smartphones and PC industries around the globe, the government said Tuesday.
There are plenty of ways for personal investors to tap into the IoT. Investors have their choice of chipmakers, hardware makers, platform companies, and software companies. But what if you’re looking to base your investment decision not on whether a company makes microcontrollers or analytics software, but rather on the level of risk you’re willing to… [read more]
IBM last week announced that it will invest $3 billion over the next four years to establish a new Internet of Things (IoT) unit, and that it is building a cloud-based open platform designed to help clients and ecosystem partners build IoT solutions.
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The investments include the new Automotive Innovation and Product Development Center, expansion of Intel Labs Interaction and Experience Research (IXR) in automotive, an academic outreach program, and the establishment of the $100 million Intel Capital Connected Car Investment Fund.