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Amazon Alexa is HIPAA-compliant: bigger leap in the health care sector

Amazon has been exploring itself in the health care sector since quite some time now. Just last year, Amazon bought the online pharmacy PillPack...
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Boston Dynamics’ latest version of Handle, robot designed for logistics

Boston Dynamics, an American engineering and robotics design company has come up with the latest version of the Handle robot that will be useful...

Apple officially cancels AirPower; says it couldn’t meet hardware’s ‘high standards’

Apple announced last week that it has canceled its AirPower charging mat over concerns related to its inability to achieve “high standards” for the...
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The Linux Foundation announces the CHIPS Alliance project for deeper open source hardware integration

In order to advance open source hardware, the Linux Foundation announced a new CHIPS Alliance project yesterday. Backed by Esperanto, Google, SiFive, and Western...
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XHCI (USB 3.0+) issues have finally been resolved!

Users have been facing issues with XHCI (USB 3 host controller) bus driver since quite some time now. Last month, Waddlesplash, a team member...
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Google releases two new hardware products, Coral dev board and a USB accelerator built...

Google teased its new hardware products built around its Edge TPU at the Google Next conference last summer. Yesterday, it officially launched the Coral...
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USB 4 will integrate Thunderbolt 3 to increase the speed to 40Gbps

Just a week later, after revealing the details about USB 3.2, yesterday at the Taipei event, the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) team announced USB...

Shadow Robot Company, SynTouch, and HaptX, ANA Holdings collaborate on ‘haptic robot hand’ that...

A new advancement in haptic robots happened when four organizations, Shadow Robot Company, SynTouch, HaptX, and ANA Holdings came together. These companies have built...
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Microsoft @MWC (Mobile World Congress) Day 1: HoloLens 2, Azure-powered Kinect camera and more!

The ongoing Mobile World Conference 2019 at Barcelona, has an interesting line-up of announcements, keynote speakers, summits, seminars and more. It is the largest...

Uber and GM Cruise are open sourcing their Automation Visualization Systems

Yesterday, Uber and GM Cruise announced that they are open sourcing their respective Autonomous Visualization Systems (AVS). It is a new way for the...

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