Amazon smartspeaker sales down while Google grew
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Market grows in Q2 2018

According to strategy analytics data Google Home's smartspeakers group has grown in Q2 2018 while Amazon lost some of its Alexa technology driven market share.

Makibes HR3 color smartband gets clean bill of health
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Color tracker for sub 20 USD

Makibes is one of the newcomers to the smart fitness tracker area and we've already taken a deeper look into the G03 GPS enabled band. Now we've had a chance to test the much less expensive color HR3 smart bracelet.

Qualcomm’s president speaks of future after NXP
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From 500 to 9K customers organically in IoT

The NXP saga has finally ended after 21 months of trying. Qualcomm paid the Dutch company $2 billion in damages due to its inability to get approval by China's regulatory agency, saying it happened because of matters beyond its control. This was the first time that the President of Qualcomm Cristiano Amon took a stage and informed business analysts about life after NXP in IoT.

New Snapdragon wear coming
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September 10

The chap known as Mr Mobile has shared with the world that Qualcomm might be showing off a new watch platform on September 10 and most likely this will be brand-new Snapdragon wear that hasn’t been upgraded since 2016.

Samsung's IOT has security flaws
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Issues in the centralised controller

Cisco Talos researchers found flaws located in Samsung's centralised controller, a component that connects to an array of IoT devices around the house -- from light bulbs, thermostats, and cameras.