Internet of thingees
Security geeks conference Defcon in Las Vegas was much amused when two researchers showed how a sex toy was blabbing its owners sex secrets on the world wide wibble.
Refreshed console and controller available in August
At E3 2016 this week in Los Angeles, Microsoft made its new Xbox One S console playable on the show floor for attendees to try out the revised Bluetooth controller before the console officially hits store shelves in August.
Faster and better range
Bluetooth 5.0, the latest version of the ubiquitous wireless standard will be announced on June 16 and offer double the range and quadruple the speed of Bluetooth 4.2.
The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has announced a roadmap for the future of the low-level intra-device protocol.
IoT reached 10.3 million devices
Beancounters at Berg Insight have counted out all the installed base of wireless IoT devices in industrial automation and claim it reached 10.3 million in 2014.
Because you can never have too many
British chip designer ARM has been writing cheques to buy two outfits to give it an edge on the Internet of Things market.
The SBX 20, SBX 10 and SBX 8