An anonymous reader writes: When Cisco says that the Internet of things will be worth a whooping 14.4 trillion dollars, it isn't a surprise that people listen. Meanwhile, Europe’s biggest chip maker, STMicroelectronics, and the world’s third-largest chip maker, Texas Instruments, recently announced that they are going open source, using the open source Thingsquare Mist operating system for their Internet of things chips. Open source is certainly gaining a strong momentum in this early market. More details here.
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