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Qualcomm and Samsung rule the roost when it comes to IoT patents, according to new research

Samsung Electronics owns the world’s largest portfolio of patents relevant to ‘internet of things’ (IoT) technologies, while Qualcomm’s takes top spot in terms of quality, according to recent research from IP analytics firm Relecura.

In its report, Relecura concedes that “the definition of IoT is fuzzy”; fleet management