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29th April 2016 22:45
Semiconductor firm Cypress has announced a $550 million acquisition of Broadcom’s Internet of Things (IoT) division. It comes on the same day Cypress CEO T.J. Rodgers revealed his intention to step down as leader of the company he founded, after 34 years in charge. The acquisition includes Broadcom’s Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Zigbee IoT products and... Read more » The post Cypress to acquire Broadcom’s IoT business for $550 million appeared first on ReadWrite.
29th April 2016 21:00
For Europe to remain a technological leader it needs to ensure the Internet of Things (IoT) and 5G systems are allowed to become the foundation that future wireless standards are built on, according to Qualcomm Technologies Inc. In an Euractiv editorial, Qualcomm’s Wassim Chourbaji, writes that Europe’s ambitious Digital Single Market (DSM) strategy aims to... Read more » The post Qualcomm sees IoT and 5G driving European DSM appeared first on ReadWrite.
29th April 2016 19:45
Indian conglomerate Tata Group has announced plans to launch two wearables in the near future – one focused on crane workers in the company’s giant steelworks facilities and the other on…yoga. The factory worker wearable is being tested inside Tata Steel factories by crane workers. A Tata spokesperson said it will save lives by alerting... Read more » The post Tata Group working on industrial – and yoga – wearables appeared first on ReadWrite.
29th April 2016 18:00
The Internet of Things is set to revolutionize most industries, installing sensors to capture and analyze more data, which will hopefully make them more efficient, smarter, and less polluting. In a new post, We Forum suggests that IoT will provide the means to detect illegal logging in areas like the Amazon rainforest, ensuring that deforestation... Read more » The post Can the Internet of Things turn back climate change? appeared first on ReadWrite.
29th April 2016 16:30
Future L’Oréal products might not be conventional cosmetics, but wearable technology capable of sending information directly to a customer’s smartphone. We’ve already got a glimpse of the new age at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in 2016, where L’Oréal debuted its first e-skin product, a stretchable UV monitor. Named “My UV Patch,” it sends UV... Read more » The post Are wearable cosmetics L’Oréal’s future? appeared first on ReadWrite.
28th April 2016 23:38
South Korean tech giant Samsung announced – at the Samsung Developer Conference in San Francisco – plans to create Artik Cloud, a new service designed exclusively with the Internet of Things (IoT) in mind. Samsung is a global technology and manufacturing leader, and the brand name has become synonymous with quality electronics over the past... Read more » The post Samsung sunny towards IoT with dedicated Artik Cloud appeared first on ReadWrite.
28th April 2016 23:00
Lobbyists are the invisible force in government. They represent companies, special interests, and other groups in an effort to convince lawmakers to make life easier for the people and businesses they represent. Now a handful of companies – including self-driving car heavyweights Ford, Google, Lyft, Uber, and Volvo – that stand to benefit the most from... Read more » The post Self-driving tech’s lobbying supergroup to play many dates in DC appeared first on ReadWrite.
28th April 2016 20:00
Apple’s iPhone sales declined for the first time since 2003. That’s the bad news, and judging from the pundits, the sky has started to fall on Apple’s halcyon days. One analyst goes so far as to say that “the only thing that is plainly clear concerning Apple is that it has saturated the market with its... Read more » The post What everyone’s missing in Apple’s earnings drop appeared first on ReadWrite.
28th April 2016 19:45
The Internet of Things (IoT) brought together a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators who launched bill that aims to ensure that America remains a leader in connected technology. As reported by Morning Consult, the Senators are advancing legislation, called the DIGIT act, that will create a working group of private sector and government experts who... Read more » The post Senate’s IoT bill aims to maintain U.S. as global top dog appeared first on ReadWrite.
28th April 2016 18:00
Self-driving cars use a number of different technologies to “see” the world around them. One of them is LIDAR, and some believe it could be the solution to the ever-present problem of light pollution that is plaguing cities. Unfortunately, the idea of driving with your headlights off and using laser-guidance as your primary and potentially... Read more » The post Will lasers allow driverless cars to run dark? appeared first on ReadWrite.
28th April 2016 16:30
Market intelligence firm Tractica says wearables might be the next craze for the enterprise and industry sectors, as more businesses start to launch corporate wellness programs and integrate wearables into everyday work. Sales in the sector are expected to skyrocket from 2.3 million in 2015 to 66.4 million in 2021, according to Tractica. It sees corporate... Read more » The post Will wearables replace gym memberships for corporate wellness? appeared first on ReadWrite.
27th April 2016 23:00
Alphabet subsidiary Sidewalk Labs is meeting with several top executives to discuss plans for a rejuvenation project in an existing city. The plan involves billions of dollars in investment to make the city high-tech, automated, and vibrant. While details are scarce at the moment, The Information reports that Sidewalk Labs CEO Dan Doctoroff will meet... Read more » The post Google “Sidewalk Labs” and see Alphabet’s plans for smart cities appeared first on ReadWrite.
27th April 2016 21:15
Amidst the fast-changing landscape of the Internet of Things (IoT), the world’s fastest growing open source platform Node.js launched a major update that will enhance its security, reliability and performance for IoT-related solutions. News of the update came from the Node.js Foundation, an industry-backed, community-led consortium that developed the open source platform. It announced the... Read more » The post New Node.js v6 boosts security, reliability for IoT jobs appeared first on ReadWrite.
27th April 2016 21:00
In the era of the quantified self we are able to use a range of trackers and monitors within the Internet of Things (IoT) to assess and monitor our health throughout each day and night. But a small suite of companies like Thync and Fisher Wallace Laboratories have extended this reach to the use of wearables... Read more » The post Can Halo Sport change our brain efficiency? appeared first on ReadWrite.
27th April 2016 19:00
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have developed an incredible light, flexible, and fast new type of transistor that could very well power the future of wearable technology. This transistor operates at a record 38 gigahertz, with simulations showing that it could reach speeds of as much as 110 gigahertz. This puts them on part... Read more » The post Will tomorrow’s wearables be powered by flexible transistors? appeared first on ReadWrite.