Chipmaker Atmel explores strategic options, including possible sale – reports

US chipmaker Atmel is reportedly exploring a number of strategic options, including a possible sale, as larger semiconductor players look to ramp up their IoT offerings. Reuters reports the company is working with an investment bank on a sale process, …

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Vendors develop open source framework for Internet of Things

A collaboration of industry vendors took form on Tuesday with the inauguration of a consortium focused on improving interoperability and defining connectivity requirements for the billions of devices that will make up the Internet of Things (IoT).