Who Has Been Shopping For IoT?
Over the first half of 2017, vendors have been aggressively building up their Internet of Things capabilities by acquiring analytics, connectivity, and operational technology security startups.
Meanwhile, bigger vendors have been pushing into the connected car space by adding startups with infotainment systems and cybersecurity capabilities to their wish lists. The year was led off by two blockbuster connected car acquisitions in March – Intel's $15 billion purchase of Mobilieye and Samsung's $8 billion purchase of Harman.
Here are 10 of the biggest Internet of Things acquisitions in 2017 so far.