The investment will cover R&D, products and consumption models for edge computing--an area that will combine 5G, IoT, cloud and analytics.
The partnership gives Nuance a way to bring its Dragon Law Enforcement speech recognition product to a wider customer base that includes 911 call centers and EMT agencies.
Google's WearOS will do well in the smartwatch market, but will trail Apple's watchOS largely because wearable makers will opt for Android and do their own customization.
GraphQL is a query language mostly used to streamline access to REST APIs. Now, a new breed of GraphQL implementations wants to build an abstraction layer for any database on top of GraphQL, and it seems to be catching up.
The company also announced that it's raised $50 million in new venture capital from Silicon Valley investors, including PayPal cofounders Peter Thiel and Max Levchin.
If cities don't carefully plan smart city deployments, "the risk is technology happens to us rather than working for us," Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler said.