Everyone knows that mobile, social, cloud, and data are big freight trains of change that are blowing up old business models and old business practices. But let’s face it: that train is in the station. What’s next?
With the approval of a new pair of protocol standards, expect to see a lot more Bluetooth fitness devices in the near future.
Mocana wants to be a huge,public security company one day. It thinks of itself as the new kid, beating out old guys who have trouble moving away from the PC. Looks like it’s the new, rich kid, too, as the company announced $25 million in its fourth round of funding today.
For all the talk about the “internet of things,” or web-connected sensors of all kinds, there’s a grim reality. Hackers are going to have a field day unless those things are protected from cyberattack. Mocana aims to protect all of those smart devices, from cars to smart meters, and that is why Intel Capital has just invested an undisclosed amount of money into the security startup.