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Under The Hood: Wireless Software Links Teslas, Drones

In-brief: The same wireless software that powers a consumer quadcopter is also under the hood of Tesla’s Model S, according to a leading security expert – underscoring the increasingly long and complex software supply chain for connected products.

Samsung’s Pitch for ARTIK IoT Platform Emphasizes Security

In-brief: Samsung introduced its ARTIK development boards, which offer advanced security features and integration with Arduino as a way to lure IoT developers to the platform. 

The Flood: IBM Launches $3B Internet Of Things Offensive

In-brief: IBM announced that it would spend $3 billion in the next four years to build an Internet of Things division that will develop tools to help companies tap the flood of data from connected devices and remote sensors. A partnership with The Weather Company is just the start. 

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Apple and IBM Partner Bringing iPhone and iPad To The Enterprise

In a deal aimed at breaking down long-standing barriers to Apple in the workplace, the Cupertino company has announced a partnership Tuesday to implement Apple’s mobile products – the iPhone and iPad – in businesses around the world. In a joint statement, Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO and Ginni Rometty, the CEO of IBM, said the partnership will seek to fuse IBM’s prowess in data analytics and deep ties to the enterprise with Apple’s design and consumer savvy. IBM will work with Apple to develop enterprise mobile applications for iPad and iPhone specifically for industry under the IBM MobileFirst for iOS brand. The company will also offer mobile device management, security, data analytics and cross-platform integrations that leverage IBM’s cloud services. There will be IBM-managed offerings around mobile device activation, supply and management tailored to businesses. Apple will begin offering a version of its (popular) AppleCare product support service that is tailored to the needs of enterprises. Finally, IBM will sell […]