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IBM to invest $3 billion in 'Internet of Things' unit

IBM is investing $3 billion to build an "Internet of Things" division aimed at harnessing the massive trove of data collected by smartphones, tablets, connected vehicles and appliances and using it to help companies better ...

dateMar 31, 2015 in Business
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Facebook's advertising revenue soars in 3Q

Facebook grew its advertising revenue by 64 percent in the third quarter, helped by a boost in mobile ads that are becoming an increasingly large chunk of the social networking giant's overall advertising business.

dateOct 28, 2014 in Business
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Samsung to buy US tech firm SmartThings

Samsung said Friday it had reached a deal to buy a US home automation startup SmartThings, as the South Korean electronics giant aims to expand beyond the increasingly saturated smartphone market.

dateAug 15, 2014 in Business
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Robot inspects pipes in petrochemical platforms

With the purpose of verifying onshore and offshore platforms such as Pemex's and detect cracks or corrosion, the Mexican Corporation of Material Research (COMIMSA) designed RoboPipe, a robot capable of inspecting the pipes ...

dateSep 19, 2013 in Robotics
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