Microsoft to spend $5bn on IoT projects over the next four years

Nicholas Fearn
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Microsoft's IoT initiative intended to feed its Azure cloud

Microsoft has unveiled plans to plough $5 billion into a range of Internet of Things (IoT) projects over the next four years. Microsoft explained that it wants to "give every customer the abilit...

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