Bed company denies it is recording users
Published in IoT
Monday, 03 December 2018 11:44

Bed company denies it is recording users


I can hear what you are doing Dave and I am telling

Owners of an IoT bed were a little shocked when the company changed its user agreement to effectively allow it to record what they get up to.

Amazon plans to release eight IoT devices
Published in IoT
Tuesday, 18 September 2018 10:27

Amazon plans to release eight IoT devices


Alexa powered

Online bookseller Amazon is planning to release at least eight  new voice controlled hardware devices before the end of the year.

Hackers down security cameras
Published in News
Tuesday, 08 May 2018 21:15

Hackers down security cameras


You probably weren't expecting this

In the days before the internet of things (IoT) you could be pretty much assured that your toaster, your fridge, your car and your washing machine were just going to break down and you'd have to call an engineer to fix them.

Eight inch wafer fabs flat out
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 23 April 2018 11:41

Eight inch wafer fabs flat out


IoT making supply to tight to mention 

Demand for IoT chips is putting pressure on Taiwan and China's eight inch fabs and supply is starting to get tight.

Qualcomm releases two home hub products
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 09 January 2018 09:50

Qualcomm releases two home hub products


SDA624 and SDA212 system SoCs support Android Things

Qualcomm has announced two Home Hub platforms supporting Google’s Android Things.

Alibaba's cloud powered by Qualcomm MDM9206
Published in News
Monday, 13 November 2017 10:25

Alibaba's cloud powered by Qualcomm MDM9206


Ported to the LTE IoT modem

Qualcomm and Alibaba have ported Alibaba Cloud Link One to run on the Qualcomm MDM9206 global multi-mode LTE IoT modem.

Intel flattens inside the box
Published in News
Friday, 27 October 2017 16:25

Intel flattens inside the box


Spins things a different way

Chip giant Intel always looks on the bright side. Or, to put it another way, it spins the news to pretend things are better than they actually are.

Internet of Things to grow 35 percent each year
Published in IoT
Tuesday, 12 September 2017 12:13

Internet of Things to grow 35 percent each year


$1.16 billion by 2020


The Internet of Things (IOT) platform market is expected to grow 35 percent annually to $1.16 billion by 2020, according to Verizon’s State of the Market: Internet of Things 2017 report.

Pets set to connect to the internet
Published in News
Wednesday, 14 June 2017 00:44

Pets set to connect to the internet


Woof woof

This coming Monday, at the famous Battersea Dogs Home, Acer will revolutionise the world of pets by telling the world that it and a firm called Pawbo UK will let you give your pets an IP address, turning them into the internet of fangs.

Chipmakers sliding away from smartphones and PCs
Published in IoT


Going where the money is


Wandering around  Computex in Taipei it is fairly clear that there has been a sea change in what chipmakers are targeting.