German’s beating the US on the Internet of Things
Published in Wearables


US leadership not assured

It appears that when it comes to the Internet of Things, the US is not the key innovator and that the Germans are where all the innovation is.

Lenovo comes up with intelligent trainers
Published in Wearables


Too intelligent for your smelly feet


Lenovo has been showing off its new smart shoes concept at its Tech World conference in San Francisco.

Asustek wants IoT and Robotic focus
Published in Wearables
Monday, 06 June 2016 14:54

Asustek wants IoT and Robotic focus


Motherboards don't stand for comfort any more

Asustek is shifting its development focus to Internet of Things (IoT), robot and virtual /argument reality (VR/AR) products after seeing that motherboards and graphics are going to suffer for a good long while.

MediaTek gets into the car race
Published in Wearables
Friday, 03 June 2016 12:21

MediaTek gets into the car race


Talking to European car vendors

MediaTek's R&D teams are working with European-based car vendors to develop the company's automotive electronics and virtual reality (VR) offerings.

Atari gets into the Internet of Things
Published in News
Wednesday, 01 June 2016 11:56

Atari gets into the Internet of Things


There is a pong in the Internet fridge

Legendary games maker Atari is getting into the Internet of Things.

Qualcomm defector claims Intel is better placed for IoT
Published in Processors


Chipzilla paid him $25 million so he should say that

The bloke who Intel paid $25 million last year to leave Qualcomm claims that Chipzilla is in a strong position to take control of the internet of things.

Xiaomi  thinks it can double IoT sales
Published in Wearables
Thursday, 28 April 2016 13:27

Xiaomi thinks it can double IoT sales


Diversify out of smartphones

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi wants to double sales of smart home technology devices like rice cookers and air purifiers this year as part of a cunning plan to  diversify away from smartphones.

Intel decimates staff - will fire 12,000
Published in News
Wednesday, 20 April 2016 10:29

Intel decimates staff - will fire 12,000


Reduce dependence on PCs

Intel has decided that there is no point waiting for the PC to return and is decimating its staff and getting into something else more lucrative – cloud computing and the Internet of thing.

Intel loses two Senior VPs, the General Managers of IoT and PC groups
Published in News


Doug Davis and Kirk Skaugen


We just reported that Aisha Evans, Intel's corporate vice president and general manager of the Communications and Devices Group, is leaving the company. Now, it seems that two other highly-ranked Senior Vice Presidents are leaving as well.

Xiaomi gets on its bike
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 15 March 2016 12:15

Xiaomi gets on its bike


Who needs mobiles?


In an unusual sideline to its make products smartphone maker Xiaomi is getting into making bicycles.