Venture fund Robert Bosch Venture Capital, which is a subsidiary of the German concern Bosch, invested in the Internet of things. The fund purchased IOTA tokens, a start-up that developed micropayments between individual devices. For example, in the future a car will be able to identify the problem and order the necessary part from the manufacturer. The IOTA team implements Internet technologies for things and blockchain, which makes all transactions automated and secure. Representatives of Bosch note that this is a strategic investment in the technology of the future.
The German antimonopoly authorities accused Facebook of using personal data of users. According to the agency, social network abuses the dominant position in the market, collecting information about customers from other sites and applications visited and processing this data in unlimited quantities, which violates European norms. Now the German antimonopoly authority is conducting an administrative check, the results of which will be announced next summer.