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  • Smart cities will house 9.7 billion IoT devices by 2020: Gartner (ZDNet)
  • Germany Moves Away From U.S.-Dominated IoT Standards Groups (WSJ)
  • Top 15 IoT Takeaways From South By Southwest (Forbes)
  • The Digital Transformation of Industry(PDF Report by Roland Berger)
    • “By 2025, Europe could see its manufacturing industry add gross value worth 1.25 trillion euros – or suffer the loss of 605 billion euros in foregone value added.”
  • PowerPoint Karaoke Brings Stress Relief to Silicon Valley’s Embattled Office Workers (WSJParticipants give improvised talks in front of slides they haven’t seen before.
  • Microsoft announces Azure IoT Suite (Microsoft Blog)
  • 27 Revenue Model Options (SlideShare)
  • A developer kit for Nvidia’s self-driving car platform, the Drive PX, will go on sale in May for $10,000, Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang said today at the company’s GPU Technology Conference. (Recode)
  • 5 Internet of Things Things from CeBit (WSJ)
  • Xiaomi began public beta testing Tuesday of an online money-market fund that lets users earn interest on money saved in Xiaomi’s wallet app, a spokeswoman said (WSJ)
  • Ford Motor Co. is turning to longtime partner Microsoft Corp. to make over-the-air software updates standard in its next generation of cars. (WSJ)
  • Andreessen Horowitz Invests $7.5 Million in Big-Data Startup Tachyon “Tachyon is a memory-centric storage system that is both faster and more reliable than the previous generation of file-based storage systems, Mr. Levine said.” (WSJ)
  • Facebook Announces a Payments Feature for Its Messenger App (NyTimes)
  • Orange Seeks Foreign Partner for Video Site Dailymotion (NyTimes)
  • Google Now will open more broadly to more third-party apps (Mashable)
  • Carbon3D’s revolutionary new 3D printer is 25 to 100 times faster (Inhabitat)
  • Delphi’s self-driving car is set to take a road trip from San Francisco to NYC (Inhabitat)