Tencent Announces New Edge Computing Platform

Tencent Cloud, a subsidiary of the multinational conglomerate company Tencent, has just launched its new edge computing platform EdgeOne. Tencent Cloud describes EdgeOne as a “an upgraded one-stop platform that integrates Tencent’s…

Nokia Integrates Microsoft Azure into Its Edge Computing Platform

Nokia is collaborating with Microsoft to provide better edge computing services to its clients. Nokia is an active player in the edge computing Patent Forecast® sector with forty-three (43) patent assets with the majority of which are in…

Kyndryl Teams Up with Cisco

Kyndryl and Cisco are no strangers to the edge computing Patent Forecast® sector, Cisco holds the second most patents in the sector with a total of one hundred and seven (107) patent assets. Kyndryl’s patent activity in the edge computing…

Broadcom To Buy Out VMware For $61 Billion

Broadcom Inc. looks to acquire VMware for $61 billion in a cash and stock transaction and the Patent Forecast® patent data gives us an insight on the reason behind the acquisition. VMware has a strong presence in the Edge Computing Patent…

Itron and Microsoft Take on Smart Grids

Itron is at the top of the Edge Computing Patent Forecast® sector for patent assets relating to smart cities and it seems like they are one of the few in this sector that only specialize in edge computing applications for smart cities.…

Google And ASUS Setout To Expand Google’s Coral Edge AI Platform

Another week another new partnership in the Patent Forecast® Edge Computing Sector and this time its Google choosing ASUS IoT as its official partner to help expand its Coral Edge AI platform. ASUS IoT, a sub brand of ASUS, has a strong…

Google Acquires MobiledgeX

On April 29, 2022, it was announced that Google acquired MobiledgeX, an edge computing company launched by Deutsche Telekom in early 2018, and plans to open source MobiledgeX’s code and integrate it into the Google Cloud platform. Google’s…

Canada Is Getting A New Public Multi-Access Edge Computing Network

Thanks to a new partnership between Amazon Web Services and Bell Canada, Canada will have a new multi-access edge computing platform on a 5G network. It seems like every week in the Edge Computing Patent Forecast® sector there is news of a…

Maxis Picks HP As Edge Computing Partner

In a repeating theme of the Patent Forecast® Edge Computing sector a company who has the edge computing resources has called upon a telecommunications company to help roll out a multi-access edge computing platform. On April 13, 2022,…

BrainChip And SiFive Partner Up To Bring AI And ML To Edge Computing

On April 5, 2022, BrainChip announced its partnership with SiFive to bring artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) capabilities to edge computing. Both BrainChip and SiFive are complete strangers to the edge computing sector…

Dell Technologies Chooses SK Telecom As 5G Partner. All Those Patents Helped.

On Wednesday March 30, 2022, Dell Technologies and SK Telecom have agreed on a partnership that will combine their resources to deliver 5G mobile edge computing services for self-driving cars, immersive media, and smart factories…

Kyndryl and Lenovo Expand Partnership To Deliver Edge Computing Services

Kyndryl and Lenovo have been in an active partnership since September 8, 2021, in which Lenovo supplies their PC and server hardware to Kyndryl to support Kyndryl’s IT infrastructure. Both Kyndryl and Lenovo have shown recent patent…

DGS Is Getting Serious About Edge Computing

Digital Global Systems has been active in the Edge Computing sector recently with nine patent assets over the past 3 years and it begs the question of what its strategy is. Digital Global Systems specializes in real-time RF spectrum…

Limelight Acquires Edgecast

For the second time Edgecast has been acquired by another company but this time it might have found its permanent home. Edgecast provides content delivery network (CDN) services to its client with an emphasis on reducing latency for…

AT&T And Verizon Call On Software Companies To Develop 5G Edge Networks

On February 24, 2022 AT&T announced its partnership with Microsoft to develop and launch the AT&T Private 5G Edge network. The goal of the partnership is to make the AT&T Private 5G Edge readily accessible to all AT&T…

Automotive Manufacturers Continue to Race Towards Edge Computing Dominance

Toyota is no stranger to the edge computing sector as it has been the leader in automotive edge computing since 2019. Toyota’s dominance in the sector has pushed its automotive competitor Honda to ramp up its own patent activity through…

Streaming War or Alliance?

Hulu joined the edge computing space in early 2021 with an application published detailing a process for predicting storage of video files in caches. This functionality would obviously be very beneficial for all streaming platforms as it…

AT&T Follows Verizon Into Blockchain

AT&T is still lagging behind major competitor, Verizon, in edge computing with 40 patent documents in the last ten years to Verizon’s 63. However, AT&T is keeping up with Verizon in the blockchain category with their first patent…

Ford Joins Edge Computing But Toyota Has A Head Start

Toyota is currently the leader among car manufacturers and it isn’t close. Despite Kia Motors having an earlier entrance into the edge computing space, that start has only mustered one issued patent and two patent applications published.…

Livepeer v. Theta Labs: Livepeer Quickly Falling Behind Theta’s Fast Start

Livepeer and Theta Labs have similar business goals, both are offering revolutionary new ways to stream video content using decentralized blockchain technology while exploring additional technology avenues like NFTs to expand their…

Smart Patent Strategy Will Help Navio Develop Smart Cities

Navio International is a startup focused on developing Smart Cities with the use of stations that mount on the top of street lights. As opposed to new street lights with built-in sensors, Navio offers a product that mounts directly onto…

Pratexo Starting Strong, But Will They Patent?

Pratexo is a small Edge-as-a-Service startup based in the US. In October of 2021 they won the startup of the year award at Edge Computing World after having just raised $3.5 million during Pratexo’s seed round in June. Founded in 2020,…

Section.IO Joins Edge Computing

Section IO offers Edge as a Service (Eaas) and was founded in Australia before moving to Colorado, US. Section.io raised twelve million dollars in April of 2021 and recently joined the edge computing sector with their first published…

StrongNode Brings Open Source Software to Edge Computing, But No Patents

StrongNode is a unique startup in the increasingly competitive edge computing space. Co-founded by Daniel Saito, a former executive of MySQL who was part of their $1b exit to Sun Microsystems, StrongNode offers Node…

Nusantao Is A Startup To Watch

Nusantao, Inc. is a small startup founded in 2018 and based in San Francisco, CA. As the company itself is fairly new, Nusantao is new to the edge computing sector with only four total patent assets, with the earliest one being filed in…

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