Inside the February Tracker

• The latest IoT news and trends, including Google’s initiative eschewing cloud technology in AI applications for stronger security and the self-driving car earning the U.S.’s first federal safety exemption

• Vikas Butaney, vice president of product management for technology and software solutions provider Cisco, on how the firm’s offerings allow the smart cities of the future to begin existing today

• A directory of the top IoT implementers and providers, including seven additions