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Semtech Collaborates with Proximus to Launch Nationwide LoRa® Internet of Things Networks in Belgium and Luxembourg

CAMARILLO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, today announced …

Internet of Things

DiData and UXC win $8.2m in NSW Transport work

Dimension Data and UXC Connect have landed separate contracts together totalling $8.2 million with Transport for NSW, as money flows from the state …

Smart Cities

Is the CIO role at risk?

The recent changes within the CIOs of Australia’s major financial institutions have prompted discussion about the future role of the chief …

CIO

Telstra offers first funding lifeline to NICTA

Telecommunications giant Telstra has signed a collaborative research agreement with National ICT Australia which will bring NICTA part of the way …

Telstra

Microsoft and Salesforce agree to play nice

Microsoft and Salesforce.com have announced the integration of several functions from each of their products, furthering Microsoft CEO Satya …

Satya Nadella

Visually Will Tell Marketers Whether People Actually Cared About That Infographic

Infographic and “visual content” marketplace Visually is the latest startup trying to take a new approach to measuring the effectiveness of content marketing.<p>In the past month or so I’ve written about new analytics tools offered by Contently, Chartbeat, and Sharethrough, all based on the idea that …

Bitcoin Crosses The $600 Mark As Its Rally Endures

After a flat period, bitcoin is back, rallying through the $600 level today. The cryptocurrency, which had zipped north of $1,000 in late 2013, fell under the $400 mark this year on lessened media interest and the implosion of Mt.Gox, an exchange, among other issues.<p>Even at the $600 mark, bitcoin …

As Software Eats Up Jobs, Startups Need To Consider Ethics Of Marketplaces

Anger can be a deeply chilling emotion when coursing through politics, and we have witnessed our fair share of it over the past few years. In San Francisco, we watched as protesters blocked buses, broke Google Glasses and demanded billions in compensation in front of tech executives homes. …

The Five Tough Truths Of Cybersecurity Software

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Ted Schlein is a general partner with Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers</i><i>. Earlier in his career, he brought to market the first anti-virus software for commercial use at Symantec and also served as the founding CEO of Fortify software, now an HP company.</i><p>Building a successful security …

Scientists Achieve Quantum Teleportation

One of the hurdles to teleportation has been overcome, with the reliable movement of quantum information between two objects separated by a short …

The Moon Gets Broadband Wireless Connection

Working from moon? Forget dial-up speeds. A team of MIT and NASA researchers is demonstrating a laser-based data communication technology that …

Enterprise Mobile Experiences With Serverless Cloud Backend

Deliver Rich Mobile Experiences Fast<br>With a Serverless Cloud Backend<p>Create multichannel applications that work with existing<br>enterprise systems. …

Sitedrop Turns A Dropbox Folder Into A Visual Workspace Where You Can Collaborate With Others

Getting everyone to use the same project management software is a challenge, but everyone seems to have a Dropbox account. Hoping to build on top of the consumer-friendly service’s popularity, a new startup called Sitedrop allows you quickly turn any Dropbox folder into a website where you can …

Amazon WorkSpaces, Amazon’s Cloud Desktop Service, Launches To Public Along With New Sync Client

Amazon WorkSpaces, the company’s virtual desktop computing environment introduced last fall at the AWS re:Invent conference, is today available to the public. Up until now, Amazon was testing the service in a “Limited Preview” with select customers large and small, including Peet’s Coffee & Tea and …

Looking beyond the Internet of things hype: Here’s what’s in store

The Internet of things is forecast to achieve a $20 billion total available market by 2018. But is that market size real? What are the tools that we can use to understand this and take effective action?<p>The Internet of things is inarguably here already for innovators and early adopters, and seems to …