With no shortage of automakers working on robo-cars, and with Uber already a "sensor platform on wheels," we're well on the way, says MIT vet Kevin Ashton.
The company behind the popular microcomputer has started offering custom, mass-produced versions to any company willing to pay for them.
Also coming soon: Skylake, the code name for Intel's sixth-generation Core processor aimed at PCs, is slated to drop during the second half of 2015.
Investors hope the Cité de l'Objet Connecté in France will become a hub for designing and building new networked devices. French government agencies are chipping in some initial funding.
A fifth country will be able to use the French company's technology for linking thermometers, medical sensors and other devices to the Net in 2016. Also: Samsung is interested.
We talk to Intel's Doug Davis about what it will take to deliver an Internet of Things that will get the public excited. Hint: beer plays a supporting role.
The chip designer is reportedly in talks to spend about $80 million on Israel-based Sansa Security, which would help it compete in the growing market for connected devices.
Furthering its commitment to the Internet of Things, Google officially unveils the Brillo operating system.
The lightweight version of mobile operating system Android would help smart devices communicate better with each other, according to a report in The Information.
The new operating system can work on everything from wearables to connected vehicles, Huawei said during a press conference on Wednesday.