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Hey Zuckerberg, We’ve Got You Covered on Home Automation

Mark Zuckerberg announced on Sunday that his personal challenge for 2016 is to build a simple automated system for his home. “You can think of it like Jarvis in Iron Man,” he explains in his Facebook post.<p>Zuck mentions a variety of elements that he hopes to incorporate into his automated system: …

Walt Mossberg reviews the iPhone 6S

IPhone 6S

Apple Is Testing Analytics For The App Store

Apple today began inviting developers to a preview of a new App Analytics tool that was promised way back at WWDC last year.<p>A number of developers tweeted emails informing them of the launch of a beta program for app analytics which promises to show how many customers an app’s page, how often users …

Get your Windows 10 preview for Raspberry Pi 2 while it's hot

Day one of Microsoft's Build 2015 conference is in the books, but that doesn't mean the news has stopped. The Windows 10 IoT Core Insider developer preview (phew!) has launched for small devices including the Raspberry Pi 2. Redmond admits that it's still pretty rough around the edges, but it's …

We spoke with the investor with the unbelievable 'magic ticket' that gives him 68% annual returns with no risk

George and his family own life-insurance contracts issued in the 1990s. These so-called cours connu, or known-price, arbitrage contracts are unbelievably generous. That's because George can switch his investments based on their closing prices during the <i>previous</i> week. So if one of his investments …

Olloclip Macro 3-In-1 Lens Review: Extreme iPhone 6 Close-Ups

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, are capable of taking superb photos straight out of the box and the fixed lens gives you great quality images in most situations. However, there’s only so much you can do without using an add-on lens.<p><b>All the small things</b><p>This time I’m looking at Olloclip’s Macro …

Drones, hubs and clouds: Ubuntu Core makes IoT play

Linux is making another play for the Internet of Things, with Ubuntu figuring that as devices from thermostats through home hubs to personal robots …

Here’s a real button for the Internet of things

With the Internet of things, lots of secret conversations will be going on between your appliances, your car, your computer, and other devices.<p>But today do-it-yourself kit maker Spark.io is poking a hole into that web of hidden communications — and adding a button.<p>It’s a real, physical peripheral …

The Internet of Things is really about software

<i>Download the free report</i>The Internet of Things (IoT) is everywhere right now. It appeared on the cover of the Harvard Business Review in November, …

Anyone can Create the Internet of Things with Wemo Maker

For a good number of years there has been a silent force driving engineers to make engineering simpler. Building an electronic prototype takes a …

The Internet of Things, explained

You walk up to your front door, and it unlocks as it recognizes the key fob in your pocket. It’s cold outside, but the air on the other side of your …

Internet of Things

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CES Car, IoT, Wearable Announcements Hike Chip Stocks

Chip stocks rose Thursday as semiconductor companies unveiled products for connected cars, wearable devices and the Internet of Things (IoT) at this …

How The Internet of Things Will Shake Up Retail In 2015

Just as there’s no pause button or adjustment period between one year and the next, technology doesn’t wait for laggards to catch up. That’s why, as we barrel into 2015, smart retailers are rapidly adopting one or more of a half-dozen technological breakthroughs that are beginning to permanently …

IoT 101 Project: Stream Temperature From Your Raspberry Pi

Introduction: IoT 101 Project: Stream Temperature From Your Raspberry Pi<p>“Hello World!” – This is likely the output of the first program you ever …

Apple Emerges As A Promising Internet Of Things Platform At CES 2015

The whole “Internet of Things” theme reached a fever pitch at this year’s CES in Las Vegas. Many of the big tech players are trying to become the platform for how to connect together the growing list of devices with wireless technology inside of them–everything from your car to your …

CES

3 industries entrepreneurs can disrupt with the 'Internet of Things'

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at Entrepreneur.com.</i><p>By Shane Buckley, ENTREPRENEUR …

Piper: Learning Electronics with Raspberry Pi and Minecraft

There’s no doubt that platforms like Raspberry Pi have made learning about computers and electronics more accessible for youth. But going beyond accessibility, how do you motivate and encourage young people to explore the possibilities that these platforms provide? The team behind Piper aims to do …

12 best iPhone apps of 2014

Between iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, 2014 may have been one of the best years yet for iPhone users.<p>But killer updates from Apple aside, there was no …

Homescreen, Screeny and other awesome new apps you need to check out

Apps

To Make Hearing Aids Affordable, Firm Turns On Bluetooth

As many as 300 million people around the world need hearing aids. The vast majority of the 7 million people who get them annually are in the U.S. and Europe.<p>One big reason is cost. On average, a set of hearing aids rings up a tab of about $4,000. Most insurance policies don't cover them.<p>A company …