Microsoft's next version of Dynamics CRM will include functionality specifically targeting the IoT.
Google announced at their recent I/O developer's conference that they too are getting in on the smart home assistant game, with a device they are calling simply, 'Home'.
Google have provided an update on their Smart Clothing initiative, being run alongside jeans giant, Levi's.
Microsoft has partnered with UK car maker Rolls-Royce to provide advanced operational intelligence to airlines.
INTERNET OF THINGS
The man credited with popularising the term "Internet of Things" has hit out at the bastardisation of the concept, calling on UK developers to lead the charge on making it a reality.
Telcos are moving en-masse into the IoT and smart device market, and China Unicom is keen to jump onboard.
SAP is building out its new 'HANA Cloud Platform for the Internet of Things' platform and partnering with Dell, OpenStack, Cloud Foundry, Siemens and Hitachi to bring more functionality to the table.
If you're in the market for a rough and tough Android Wear smartwatch, and haven't quite decided to plump for Casio's Smart Outdoor model, you might like to check out Nixon's 'The Mission'.
Xiaomi have updated their budget Mi fitness tracker, with the launch of the Mi Band 1S, now featuring heart rate monitoring.