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Read out range of IoT and Hardware news, including the latest updates on Google Home, Alexa and Raspberry Pi. Packt Hub also provides guides on how to build your own IoT applications to bring the smart home to you.

Raspberry Pi

Introducing Raspberry Pi TV HAT, a new addon that lets you stream live TV

Yesterday the Raspberry Pi Foundation launched a new device called the Raspberry Pi TV HAT. It is a small board, TV antenna that lets...
SAP Cloud Platform is now generally available on Microsoft Azure

Satya Nadella reflects on Microsoft’s progress in areas of data, AI, business applications, trust,...

Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella published his letter to shareholders in the company’s 2018 annual report, on LinkedIn yesterday. He talks about Microsoft’s accomplishments in...
IoT (Internet of Things)

How to stop hackers from messing with your home network (IoT)

This week, NCCIC, in collaboration with cybersecurity authorities of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States released a joint ‘Activity...

Boston Dynamics adds military-grade mortor (parkour) skills to its popular humanoid Atlas Robot

Boston Dynamics, a robotics design company, has now added parkour skills to its popular and advanced humanoid robot, named Atlas. Parkour is a training...
Google

Google launches new products, the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, Pixel Slate, and...

Yesterday, Google announced a series of consumer hardware products. This included two new variants of their flagship Pixel smartphones—Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL....
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Facebook introduces two new AI-powered video calling devices “built with Privacy + Security in...

Yesterday, Facebook launched two brand new video communication devices. Named Portal and Portal+, these devices let you video call anyone, with more richer, hands-free...

Arm releases free Cortex-M processor cores for FPGAs, includes measures to combat FOSSi threat

At the Xilinx Developer Forum in San Jose, Arm announced its collaboration with Xilinx, the market leader in FPGAs. The collaboration plans to bring...

A libre GPU effort based on RISC-V, Rust, LLVM and Vulkan by the developer...

An open-source libre GPU project is under the works by Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton. He is the hardware engineer who developed the EOMA68, an...
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California passes the U.S.’ first IoT security bill

California likes to be leading the way when it comes to digital regulation. Just a few weeks ago it passed legislation that looks like...

These robot jellyfish are on a mission to explore and guard the oceans

Earlier last week, a team of US scientists, from Florida Atlantic University (FAU) and the US Office of Naval Research published a paper on...