Qualcomm defector claims Intel is better placed for IoT
Published in Processors


Chipzilla paid him $25 million so he should say that

The bloke who Intel paid $25 million last year to leave Qualcomm claims that Chipzilla is in a strong position to take control of the internet of things.

Xiaomi  thinks it can double IoT sales
Published in Wearables


Diversify out of smartphones

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi wants to double sales of smart home technology devices like rice cookers and air purifiers this year as part of a cunning plan to  diversify away from smartphones.

Intel decimates staff - will fire 12,000
Published in News


Reduce dependence on PCs

Intel has decided that there is no point waiting for the PC to return and is decimating its staff and getting into something else more lucrative – cloud computing and the Internet of thing.

Intel loses two Senior VPs, the General Managers of IoT and PC groups
Published in News


Doug Davis and Kirk Skaugen


We just reported that Aisha Evans, Intel's corporate vice president and general manager of the Communications and Devices Group, is leaving the company. Now, it seems that two other highly-ranked Senior Vice Presidents are leaving as well.

Xiaomi gets on its bike
Published in Mobiles


Who needs mobiles?


In an unusual sideline to its make products smartphone maker Xiaomi is getting into making bicycles.

Passive Wi-Fi developed using 10,000 times less power
Published in News


Named in "top 10 breakthrough technologies of 2016" by MIT


Recently, a team of computer scientists from the University of Washington have developed an ultra-ultra-low power, extremely energy efficient version of the ubiquitous Wi-Fi transmission technologies that most of us have come to welcomingly embrace over the past decade and a half. Dubbed “Passive Wi-Fi,” the new standard consumes nearly 10,000 times less power than current Wi-Fi components and triples battery life on a wide range low bit-rate devices at home and in the workplace.

MediaTek and Nokia show off new IoT networking
Published in Wearables


Extended Coverage Enhanced General Packet Radio Service

MediaTek and Nokia have used MWC 2016 to show off their "Extended Coverage Enhanced General Packet Radio Service" (EC-EGPRS).

IoT industry leaders announce open source standard group
Published in News


Aims to accelerate Internet of Things to a single open standard

On Friday, a group of industry leaders making headway in the Internet of Things (IoT) market announced a cross-industry collaboration effort aimed at unlocking the massive opportunities for consumers and business with IoT devices, and ultimately a way to quickly get everyone to adopting a single open standard.

Intel to highlight “path to 5G LTE” at MWC 2016
Published in Mobiles


New software technique gives IoT devices an extra 20dB signal range

This week on stage at Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona, Spain, chip giant Intel will focus its efforts on announcing new developments in the realm of fifth-generation (5G) LTE networks. The focus comes just days after the company showed the results of a low-power wide area (LPWA) field test for IoT devices in collaboration with Orange S.A (formerly France Télécom S.A) and Ericsson.

Linux Foundation releases Zephyr
Published in Wearables


A wind up the world of IoT 

The Linux Foundation has launched its Zephyr Project as part of a cunning plan to create an open source, small footprint, modular, scalable, connected, real-time OS for IoT devices.