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U.K. Gov’t To Fund IoT For Cities Project With Up To $15M

The U.K. government is parceling out some of the £40 million earmarked for Internet of Things research back in the March pre-election budget, announcing today a competition aimed at exploring the benefits connected devices might bring to U.K. cities with up to £10 million ($15M) available for the winning collaborative project. It’s evidently keen to encourage ...

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thethings.iO Pulls In $270k To Expand Its IoT Platform

Barcelona-based Internet of Things startup thethings.iO has bagged a €250,000 round of business angel funding to build out its backend platform for IoT. The startup’s cloud layer offers analytics, storage, APIs and tools for managing and monitoring connected devices, interoperability with other IoT devices, and, generally, the promise of faster deployment and performance ...

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Robot Writers Need Something To Say

Robot writers are hot. No, that statement is not a call to fix their air conditioners, much less to date them. It’s to acknowledge that pioneers in artificial intelligence (AI) and automated writing have gotten a lot of media attention (partly because it hits close to home; the deployments are ...

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