Weekly IoT Buzz : 1 July 2019

Bangladesh Ranks 2nd in World As Source of Freelancing

Bangladesh is the second most favourite country in supplying online labourers. This is revealed in a study of the Oxford Internet Institute (OII), a multidisciplinary research and teaching department of the University of Oxford.

The result of the study, published in the Oxford Internet Institute web site, put India on the first and the United States on the third position. India as the largest overall supplier of online labourers shares 24.0 per cent of the total global online workers followed by Bangladesh with 16.0 per cent and the United States with 12.0 per cent. Apart from the US, countries like Pakistan, the Philippines, the United Kingdom, Canada, Germany, Russia, Italy and Spain are  behind Bangladesh.

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Sierra Wireless and Microsoft Collaborate to Develop Industry’s First Full-stack IoT Offerings

Sierra Wireless has announced it has entered into a strategic collaboration with Microsoft to offer what is claimed to be one of the industry’s first full-stack Internet of Things (IoT) solutions.

Sierra’s new Octave edge data orchestration solution has been successfully connected with Microsoft’s Azure IoT Central, a software as a service (SaaS) offering that allows customers to build and deploy production-grade IoT applications in hours without any experience in cloud computing or requiring specialised skills. The solution will simplify and speed up the process of getting edge data to the cloud once it gets into production, allowing enterprises to realise the value of IoT for the world of Industry 4.0.

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