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ICYMI Through February 21, 2022

Added to IoTplaybook or last updated on: 02/28/2022
ICYMI through November 12, 2018

That amazing display of non-defensive teamwork, the NBA All Star Game, was interrupted by, what a shock, an enormous ad placement for the new Batman movie coming next month. Oh, yeah, Fake Team LeBron beat Fake Team Durant by (this is not a typo) 163-160.

Newark, an Avnet Company, distributes electronic components worldwide. Its Technical Resources Hub, offering deep resources in IoT and many other Industry 4.0 areas, recently expanded.

A senior exec at Juniper Networks writes about Enterprise Challenges for the Internet of Things.

A startup in Fayetteville, Ark.,named Mycelium Networks launched a regional Helium network to encourage and support IoT development and adoption. The 20-person firm installs and activates the devices and handles maintenance.

Hear what The Motley Fool has to say about Helium the company and how the money people look at Helium from the proof-of-work blockchain angle.

TechBuild Africa offers a 101-level article on five ways IoT affects daily life.

KORE, a global IoT player, acquired Business Mobility Partners and SIMON IoT to further its reach into the healthcare and life sciences industries.

MIT graduate students in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) have developed an integrated circuit chip that uses much less energy than a common security technique to defend against side-channel attacks. One potential use: IoT wearables for health monitoring.

IT and IoT provider ICTnexus announced a project to provide IoT for water and energy management, along with local street light operation, in the Cook Islands. Plans are to use a LoRaWAN network, powered by Semtech, to connect the “smart islands” project.

A global 5G IoT satellite operator, OQ Technology, received a U.S Patent for its “wake up” technology, letting devices save power until they need to communicate to a satellite.

Spanish telecom biggie Cellnex launched a LoRaWAN IoT network that will cover 80% of the Irish population by the end of this year and monitor a range of utilities and services across the country.

BizTech has some advice on how utilities should approach IoT security as they roll out more and more devices.

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