Just read @bruces
The Epic Struggle of the Internet of Things
It is worth your 4 dollars.
Though it is distressing to see the creeping feeling that the world is returning to a feudal world order eloquently affirmed.
His great houses summary of the Google Apple Facebook Amazon Microsoft courtly wrangle, with it's lesser houses of Cisco, Intel, GE, etc. reads like a synopsis of a miniseries that could be titled Game of Phones.
Which would be hilarious if it wasn't the immiseration of us all.