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Intel buys former Infineon 'Internet of Things' chip unit Lantiq

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Intel has agreed to buy German network chipmaker Lantiq for an undisclosed amount to expand its range of chips used in Internet-connected gadgets, the companies said on Monday.<p>The sign hanging outside the Intel booth is seen at the International Consumer Electronics show (CES) …

Internet of Things

Tech News & Analysis - Wall Street Journal

Dow Jones, a News Corp company<p>News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information …

So what the heck is wearable tech, anyway?

Deep in a dimly lit audience in New York City, I sat watching a presenter show a slide reading, "Challenges for High Performance Wearable Solutions."<p>Of all the challenges listed -- battery life, processor power, connectivity, developing compelling applications -- one was left out: who, exactly, …

Wearable Tech

The best smartwatches you can buy

The smartwatch phenomenon began in earnest during 2015, but now it’s in full swing. The latest-and-greatest smartwatches are a big improvement over …

3D printing looks promising for prosthetic-eye production

We've seen how 3D printing can help those who need fingers or limbs, even duck appendages.<p>UK-based Fripp Design has been working on 3D-printed prosthetic eyes, whose production time and cost are greatly reduced when compared with traditional manufacturing methods.<p>In collaboration with Manchester …

How sleep makes your mind more creative

It’s a tried and tested technique used by writers and poets, but can psychology explain why first moments after waking can be among our most imaginative?<p>It is 6.06am and I’m typing this in my pyjamas. I awoke at 6.04am, walked from the bedroom to the study, switched on my computer and got to work …

University of California

Cisco to Spend $4 Billion to Create 1,700 Jobs in Canada

The love affair between Cisco Systems and the nation of Canada got a little more serious today: They’re now going steady.<p>The networking giant …

Canada

Consumer tech prepares to invade the operating room

Much like enterprises are using more consumer technology (or consumer-like) technology, hospitals are also trying to figure out how shifts in user …

Do you want to help build a happier city?

Does your neighbourhood make you happy or sad? Researchers are realising that how we feel about our local surroundings is vital to a city's success.<p>How do you measure how happy a city is? Just last week, a new app launched that boasted to be able to collect all sorts of information about a city – …

In 2014, Every Business Will Be Disrupted By Open Technology

The most salient aspect of technology is its power to disrupt. The important innovations are the ones that change our world so profoundly that the previous order becomes not only untenable, but unthinkable.<p>Yet the true impact begins not with invention, but adoption. That’s when the second and …

This Pen 3-D Prints Live Cells On A Damaged Bone

Everyone from McDonald’s to Apple is jumping on the 3-D printing bandwagon. But it’s only when you see live cells being printed right onto a damaged bone that you finally start to grasp what this technology is capable of.<p>A new “bio pen” will allow surgeons to “draw” layers of cells on damaged bones …

This t-shirt will tell your phone how healthy you are

OMSignal<p>Last month, Quartz wrote about Scanadu Scout, a nifty little device that can measure your vital signs—temperature, heart rate, blood pressure and more—simply through contact with your skin. The catch was that you have to hold it up your forehead to get a reading. Stephane Marceau, founder …

Everything connected: the smart home in 2014

Your smartphone or tablet is increasingly the gateway to an internet of things<p>This was the year that tablets and smartphones truly matured; 2014 should be the year when our homes finally start to get as smart as our phones.<p>The past 12 months have witnessed some remarkable innovations. Samsung …

The 5 Most Interesting Things at CES Unveiled 2014

The first major press event at this year's CES showcased a ton of new health and wellness gadgets, gaming gear, headphones and music, home automation, and lots of other weird stuff.<p>The first major press event at this year's CES showcased a ton of new health and wellness gadgets, gaming gear, …

The Internet of Things could play a massive role in the future of healthcare: here's how

The Internet of Things could play a massive role in the future of healthcare: here’s how<p>Leading on from my previous article around why the …

Articles about high tech green family home los angeles on Dwell.com - Dwell

How an unfussy, nearly zero-energy family home in Santa Cruz, California, wound up with hay bales in the walls, a...<p>Calling all architects: You are invited to submit a home for consideration for the 2014 Dwell Los Angeles Home Tours.<p>Green prefab homebuilding company Blu Homes announces its first …

Los Angeles

Invisible intelligence: how tiny sensors could connect everything we own

The Kolibree toothbrush knows more about your mouth than you ever wanted to know. It monitors how you brush your teeth and lets you know if you're doing it wrong (yes, you can fail at brushing your teeth). Even your dentist can’t monitor your oral hygiene on a daily basis, and that’s exactly why …

Google unveils 'smart contact lens' to measure glucose levels

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/health/1044000/1044832_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534403505_6f942d35cdba916496be1061e2404a07<p><b>Google has said it is testing a "smart contact lens" that can help measure glucose levels in tears.</b><p>It uses a "tiny" wireless chip and a …

Wearable Tech

12 Everyday Items Get the High-Tech Treatment

Innovation may not be synonymous with tennis rackets, toothbrushes or underwear, but 2014 is the year that everyday items will undergo a massive …

Internet of Things explained: Your complete guide to understanding IoT - Pocket-lint

If you own an Amazon Echo or a Ring video doorbell or a Nest Learning Thermostat, then you are an active IoT user.<p>IoT is short for Internet of …

Internet of Things

Nest, Google and the Tweeting fridge: the connected home is coming -- someday

Paying $3.2 billion for anything, even a trip to Mars on gossamer wings, may seem ludicrous, audacious, even just plain stupid. But Google's purchase this week of Nest for that princely sum may be the wisest investment the company has made in a long while.<p>Nest has only two products on the market, a …

Wi-Fi enabled, voice-activated smart grill cooks food at owner's command

Announced at CES, the Lynx Smart Grill, which offers voice recognition, a recipe database, and online notification.<p>The grilling process begins with a …

Watch These Chilling Videos About The Scary Future Of Cybersecurity

By Sydney Brownstone4 minute Read<p>Yanek Novack has just successfully hacked into the electronic voting system of one of the most technologically …

Cybersecurity

Emerging Economies: Crime and the Smart City Solution | The Network | The Network

In 2001 the celebrated science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke foretold electronic monitoring would virtually phase out professional criminals by 2009. Half a decade later than predicted, there are signs this could finally be starting to happen… although perhaps not where you might expect.<p>In case …

How the Internet of Things Actually Works [Infographic]

Here's a look at the ways various technologies can connect online and the business opportunities that are resulting.<p>References to "The Internet of Things," shorthand for connecting disparate pieces of equipment online, have become seemingly ubiquitous of late. But while you're probably familiar …

Cisco To Partners: It's Time To Monetize The Internet Of Everything

Cisco for months has been touting the Internet of Everything (IoE) as a major opportunity for both itself and its partners. But what hasn't been …

Internet of Things