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Alpha2 robot

The first affordable robot servant, Alpha2, is now in development

Don’t set your expectations of its capabilities too high.

Microsoft IoT Pack for Raspberry Pi 2

Microsoft's enterprise-grade security is coming to Windows 10 IoT for smart devices

Microsoft launched a new Preview build for its version of Windows 10 that's designed to run devices that are part of the Internet of Things, along with a development kit to help users test it out.

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Cisco quits set-top box market, sells business to Technicolor

Cisco is selling its Connected Devices business -- yet at the same time counting on connecting billions of devices

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Apple overhauls iPod touch, adds new colors to iPod family

New iPods are available to order today, with a refreshed iPod touch starting at $199.

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Qualcomm joins Thread as IoT dance heats up

The AllJoyn framework Qualcomm developed could complement Thread's networking protocol

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Nest, Amazon and their IoT ilk spark privacy concerns

A privacy group is calling for an investigation by the U.S. FTC and DOJ

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Sony launches crowdfunding site, features e-paper home control

First Flight is a platform designed to take in-house ideas from the planning stage to initial sales.

Parrot MiniDrones are equipped to hover, race and float on water

A new generation of drones is smaller and more affordable, but has serious drawbacks.

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Japan seniors' home deploys cloud-connected air conditioners, motion sensors

Panasonic and Fujitsu are trying to use IoT technology to reduce the burden on caregivers

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Renesas joins IoT development platform rush

Renesas says its chips-and-software package can cut out the need to build baseline functionality

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Acer shifts to IoT with enterprise focus

Acer has been focusing less on PCs, and more on enterprise and cloud products

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Want smart-home devices to get along? Get the industry to do it first

IoT may simplify home automation, but not without a lot of hard work behind the scenes.


Free Windows 10 IoT preview released for Raspberry Pi 2, Arduino partnership revealed

Microsoft releases new software aimed at controlling robots, smart homes, and other small hardware projects. But it's far from a full-blown version of Windows.


GasWatch propane tank scale alerts your mobile phone when you run low on fuel

This clever gadget safely lets you know how much propane is left, so you don’t get caught with a half-cooked meal.

Nano wireless mug

This self-heating coffee mug operates wirelessly

The Nano USB-rechargeable wireless mug can keep your favorite brew warm and drinkable for 45 minutes

Attention, binge watchers: New 4K TVs from LG are 'Netflix recommended'

LG is placing more importance on streaming content in its new OLED and LED TVs