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IoT Groups Merge Efforts
News & Analysis  
11/23/2015   1 comment
The Open Interconnect Consortium and the Universal Plug and Play Forum will combine efforts to gain heft in the battle to define the Internet of Things.
Facebook Shifts Switch to 100G
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11/19/2015   Post a comment
Facebook announced it is designing a 100 Gbit/second top-of-rack switch for its next-generation data centers, reportedly using Broadcom’s Tomahawk chip.
11 Views of Hax Demo Day
11/13/2015   1 comment
Hax, the first of a crop of hardware startup accelerators, staged its seventh demo day, introducing a handful of new companies addressing the Internet of Things.
ARM Flexes Mbed, RTOSes Respond
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11/13/2015   Post a comment
RTOS and MCU makers debated the expanding reach and partnerships for Mbed, ARM's free operating system for the Internet of Things.
Is Detroit Dead Meat?
11/12/2015   17 comments
Calling Detroit’s auto industry ‘dead meat’ presumes that car OEMs lack the skills to develop software-centric cars. I don’t disagree. But any conclusion that requires an almost blind faith in Google and Apple makes me leery.
ARM Flexes Handset, IoT Cores
News & Analysis  
11/10/2015   1 comment
ARM announced a new entry-level, 64-bit smartphone core, the A-35, and an architecture for supporting hardware-based TrustZone security on 32-bit microcontrollers.
8 Views of Intel’s IoT Efforts
11/5/2015   Post a comment
A non-x86 MCU and a partnership with a small building automation company in Sweden were among a handful of insights into Intel's latest efforts to gain traction in the Internet of Things.
Intel Fills Out IoT Portfolio
News & Analysis  
11/3/2015   5 comments
Intel filled out its platform for the Internet of Things with a new SoC, two microcontrollers and software for end node operating systems as well as cloud computing and analytics.
Open Source Survey Cites Value
10/20/2015   1 comment
In a recent survey commissioned by the Linux Foundation, users of open source code quantified and qualified its value to their R&D operations.
EU Project Could Disrupt Web Giants
News & Analysis  
10/8/2015   3 comments
A European Union project is porposing a new service model that would disrupt the likes of Facebook and Google with ad hoc communications that also could tap into the Internet of Things and smart cities.
Android 6.0 Marshmallow Lands On Nexus Devices First
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10/7/2015   Post a comment
Google has started delivering the next generation of Android to Nexus-branded smartphones and tablets. Here are the details.
Open Source Code May Unite IoT
9/21/2015   4 comments
A high profile open source project working on software-defined networks has given birth to what could become an important standard for bringing unity to the fragmented Internet of Things.
Mobile Diagnostics Fall Short
9/18/2015   Post a comment
If mobile carriers and OEMs aren’t equipped to troubleshoot and repair faulty devices and don’t have qualified staff to make sure that happens, they’re more than likely going to see a drop in both sales and customer loyalty, according to a recent study conducted by a mobile services company.
VxWorks Security Flaw Found, Patches Available
News & Analysis  
9/18/2015   1 comment
Security flaws have been found in the popular VxWorks RTOS, but you can fix them.
Engineers in a Golden Age of Code
9/17/2015   21 comments
Software engineering is today’s hot profession, underpaid grunt work, all of the above and everything in between.
Twitter's Strange Flight to Quality
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9/15/2015   Post a comment
Big software projects require standards and a tiger team to stamp out little code problems early, said a senior developer from Twitter.
Google, Robotics & AI: A Systems Approach
9/14/2015   Post a comment
Technology giants like Google and Microsoft want to take artificial intelligence to a practical and usable level.
Wi-Fi @ 25: A Look Back
9/10/2015   7 comments
On the 25th anniversary of the first IEEE 802.11 meeting, we take a look back with some of the pioneers of what became Wi-Fi
18 Views of #IDF15
8/24/2015   3 comments
This year's Intel developer Forum amped up the theatrics to engage a younger crowd and engage them in IoT and other products beyond Intel's core PC business.
Intel’s Krzanich: CEO Q&A at IDF
News & Analysis  
8/21/2015   25 comments
Intel’s chief executive shares his thoughts on topics ranging from Moore’s Law, EUV, China, 3D XPoint and his effects to expand beyond the PC.
Apple HomeKit Requires ID Chip
News & Analysis  
7/28/2015   7 comments
Apple requires an ID chip in devices using its HomeKit software, one of several observations in a talk on platforms for the Internet of Things at ESC SV.
Rocket Refuels for Student Mission
News & Analysis  
7/23/2015   1 comment
After a technical setback in May, a group of Boston University students is raising funds to launch next summer the first amateur rocket to reach space.
Smart Home Gets Another Standard
6/18/2015   1 comment
Google’s plans for the Brillo operating system and Weave protocol may slow growth for the smart home.
Google Reveals Data Center Net
6/18/2015   1 comment
Google revealed details of Jupiter, its Openflow-based data center network as a leading example of traction for in software-defined networks.
Google Defines an IoT Layer
6/16/2015   11 comments
TCP/IP is very good at facilitating communication, but what the end nodes say to each other has largely been left as an exercise for the user. It may be about time for that to change.
Facebook Likes Open Networks
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6/16/2015   Post a comment
A Facebook engineer called for more work on open-source networking hardware and open-source comms software to keep pace with expanding data centers.
Chip, PC Demand Continues Decline
News & Analysis  
6/15/2015   16 comments
Deutsche Bank analysts released reports projecting continued weakness in semiconductors, especially for PCs, and shaved its predictions for Intel.
22 Views of an Augmented World
6/12/2015   2 comments
This year's Augmented World Expo generated a lot of creative energy and cool demos, attracting Google and Intel, but so far no killer smartglasses, depth sensors or mainstream apps.
iOS 9, Mac OS X El Capitan Dominate WWDC 2015
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6/8/2015   Post a comment
Apple's WWDC 2015 set the stage for a new Apple Music streaming service and updates including OS X El Capitan, iOS 9, and WatchOS 2.
Windows 10 Landing On PCs, Tablets July 29
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6/2/2015   Post a comment
Mark your calendars: Microsoft's long-awaited Windows 10 arrives in less than two months.
Google Rolls Android M, IoT OS
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5/28/2015   2 comments
Developers were audibly excited by the bevy of improvements and added features on the newest Android release, Android M. Google is unlikely to have satisfied hardware engineers, who may have been hoping for a next-generation device.
Apple Watch, Android Wear Updates Begin
5/20/2015   2 comments
The first update for the Apple Watch makes performance improvements across the board, while Google is finally sending Android 5.1.1 to its line of Android Wear wearables.
13 Views of IoT World
5/13/2015   5 comments
Plans for thousands of high end WiFi kiosks and low data rate Sigfox base stations were highlights 0f the Internet of Things World event here.
IoT Feels Samsung's Artik Breeze
News & Analysis  
5/12/2015   3 comments
Samsung announced a new series of modules designed for the Internet of Things as well as handful of partnerships to grow the open development community. The three modules, dubbed Artik, are complete hardware and software systems with built-in security.
Why I Like Thread for IoT
5/11/2015   Post a comment
The Thread protocol represents the future for networking the Internet of Things, according to a veteran embedded-systems consultant.
14 Views of the Virtual Network
5/8/2015   Post a comment
Japan’s NTT Docomo promised at the NFV World Congress to roll out network functions virtualization features in its network by March, leading a charge to NFV.
Carriers Race to Flexible Nets
5/6/2015   1 comment
Telecom carriers are racing to develop open source virtualization code to create cheaper, more flexible networks with cultural and reliability hurdles ahead.
Microsoft Demos HoloLens
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4/29/2015   Post a comment
In what was otherwise a developer lingo-heavy event, Microsoft showcased updates to its HoloLens virtual reality platform running on Windows 10. The demos were part of Microsoft’s Build developer conference, held here April 29-March 1.
Thread, ZigBee Knit IoT Stacks
News & Analysis  
4/2/2015   4 comments
The Thread group and the ZigBee Alliance will define a spec to run the application-level Zigbee Cluster Library over native–IP Thread networks.
Linux Seeks Security, Unity
News & Analysis  
3/27/2015   3 comments
Linux needs greater security, unity and interoperability to meet its potential in the emerging Internet of Things said speakers at the Embedded Linux Conference.
Drones Eyed for Aid Missions
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3/25/2015   Post a comment
About a dozen volunteers have formed The Syrian Air Project in an effort to find a way to use drones to deliver medical goods and food to civilians under siege.
Apple's ResearchKit: Is Open Source Good for Your and Apple's Health?
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3/20/2015   Post a comment
ResearchKit has potential for Apple's customers, and for the computing and communications world more generally, but there are also a few concerns.
Google, Intel, TAG Heuer Plan Smartwatch
News & Analysis  
3/20/2015   2 comments
Google, Intel, and TAG Heuer on Thursday announced plans to collaborate on a Swiss smartwatch based on Intel electronics and Google's Android Wear software. The Swiss watch industry faces a challenge from Apple, which plans to launch the Apple Watch next month.
BBC Plugs Kids into Programming
3/16/2015   14 comments
The BBC will give a new development board for budding Makers to every 11-year-old in the UK next fall, echoing its BBC Micro initiative a generation ago, and raising similar hopes and controversies.
Facebook Unveils Servers, Switches
3/11/2015   2 comments
Apple and Hewlett-Packard were the latest to join the Open Compute Project at its annual gathering where Facebook showed its latest server and switch designs.
OpenSSL To Undergo Major Audit
3/10/2015   Post a comment
The Linux Foundation's Core Infrastructure Initiative funding work to take a closer look at the TLS stack.
Fighting For High-Reliability Firmware Design
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3/10/2015   Post a comment
Jack talks to HCC Embedded about very high-reliability firmware design.
Apple Watch: Time Will Tell
3/9/2015   15 comments
Apple showcased significant software and hardware engineering behind its new Watch and Macbook, but the products don’t establish new categories.
VR is New Reality at GDC
3/5/2015   1 comment
Oculus, Sony, Google and an open source project showed virtual reality offerings at the Game Developer Conference where analyst Jon Peddie sized up the traditional games hardware market.
Graphics API Gets Makeover
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3/3/2015   Post a comment
With new proprietary graphics interfaces out from AMD, Apple and Microsoft, Khronos Group is previewing Vulkan as an open follow on to OpenGL.
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