This coming Monday, at the famous Battersea Dogs Home, Acer will revolutionise the world of pets by telling the world that it and a firm called Pawbo UK will let you give your pets an IP address, turning them into the internet of fangs.
Going where the money is
Wandering around Computex in Taipei it is fairly clear that there has been a sea change in what chipmakers are targeting.
Allows chinese data hungry spooks
A Chinese tech firm which specialises in VoIP products has been shipping products with a backdoor which could mean that data hungry spooks can control your light switches.
First supported device with an LTE modem
Later this year, Qualcomm plans to release Android Things for its Snapdragon 210 mobile processor and the first demonstrations are expected to take place next week during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
A report by a research company is predicting that the internet of things (IoT) revenues will soar to be worth $500 million in 2020 in the USA alone.
Automotive on the cusp of change
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich told the assorted throngs at the LA Auto Show's AutoMobility conference that Chipzilla will invest $250 million over the next two years to make fully autonomous driving a reality.
Use one IoT to infect another
Insecurity experts have demonstrated a system which could be used to infect every intelligent lightbulb in a city with malware.
Project Intu gets into embodied cognition
The ever-shrinking Big Blue is improving its cognitive computing efforts with the launch of a new system-agnostic platform called Project Intu.
Trustzone baked onto the chip
Fabless chipmaker ARM has announced that it will introduce tiny processors which have Trustzone baked in to run the next generation of IoT devices.
The lightbulbs are revolting
The Obama administration has ordered Homeland Security to come up with a cunning plan to make the Internet of Things devices more secure after a huge DoS attack on major websites.