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With SmartThings buy, is Samsung embracing an open Internet of Things?

By Patrick Thibodeau, Computerworld | August 15th, 2014 An Internet of Things startup may help shape a consumer goliath’s product strategy. In acquiring SmartThings, Samsung is gaining a philosophy, platform and development community for the Internet of Things (IoT). It may also be betting that open standards — open platforms — will be the key …

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Newegg takes pre-orders for Samsung’s first 3D Pro SSD

By Lucas Mearian, Computerworld | July 24th, 2014 The 850 Pro SSD is designed for workstations and high-end PCs. Newegg on Thursday began taking orders for Samsung’s most advanced solid state drive (SSD), a model that uses stacked, or three dimensional, NAND flash for greater performance and endurance over previous models based on conventional NAND …

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Samsung, Arm and Nest launch Thread Group to tie home IoT devices together

By Stephen Lawson, IDG News Service | July 15th, 2014 Products based on the networking specification are due next year. Google’s Nest subsidiary and heavy hitters including Samsung Electronics and Arm Holdings are launching the latest bid to make sensors, cameras, appliances and other devices in homes easily talk to each other. Machines are already …

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Despite rumors, Samsung says they have no plans to nix Knox platform

By Steve Ragan, CSO | July 10th, 2014 On Wednesday, a report from Forbes left some security experts scratching their heads, when a contributor for the publication reported that Samsung was throwing in the towel on the Knox platform. Forbes contributor Bob Egan, who is the executive adviser and founder of the Sepharim Group, Samsung …

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Samsung, Intel, Dell team on IoT connectivity standards

By Agam Shah, IDG News Service | July 8th, 2014 The Open Interconnect Consortium will establish security, authentication and communication standards. Some top hardware companies have established a new Internet of Things consortium to create standards so that billions of devices can connect to each other. Intel, Samsung and Dell are among the founding members …

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