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Rethink IoT News ATW 191: Around The Web Roundup

Editor’s Note: Riot ATW is now only available to Paid and Trial subscriptions. It is no longer available to free subscribers. // M&A, Strategies, Alliances // Zurich Insurance has acquired Bright Box, a Hong Kong-based telematics provider that has a number of OEM and aftermarket automotive telematics customers. Amazon has acquired Blink, a smart home vendor that sells connected video doorbells and security cameras. Blink promises that nothing will change for existing customers. Hubbell has acquired Aclara, a VC-owned smart grid infrastructure provider, for $1.1bn in cash, including its 1,200 staff. Aclara reported $500m revenues in FY2017. Seems fast. Softbank has led a consortium that has bought 17.5% of Uber at $33 per share, valuing the company at $48bn –…

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