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.
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.
Who needs mobiles?
In an unusual sideline to its make products smartphone maker Xiaomi is getting into making bicycles.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.