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Five developer centric sessions at IoT World 2018

CES 2019: Top announcements made so far

CES 2019, the annual consumer electronics show in Las Vegas will go from Tuesday, Jan. 8 through Friday, Jan. 11. However, the conference has...
Programming languages for 2019

IEEE Computer Society predicts top ten tech trends for 2019: assisted transportation, chatbots, and...

IEEE Computer Society (IEEE-CS) released its annual tech future predictions, earlier this week, unveiling the top ten most likely to be adopted technology trends...
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What if buildings of the future could compute? European researchers make a proposal.

European researchers have proposed an idea for buildings that could compute. In the paper On buildings that compute. A proposal published this week, they have made...
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...
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It’s Day 1 for Amazon Devices: Amazon expands its Echo device lineup, previews Alexa...

Amazon has unveiled a range of Echo devices at the Amazon Devices Event hosted in their Seattle headquarters, yesterday. The products announced included a...
Amazon Echo vs Google Home

Google to allegedly launch a new Smart home device

In the midst of all the leaks related to Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL regarding whether Google will embrace iPhone like notch or...

The iRobot Roomba i7+ is a cleaning robot that maps and stores your house...

iRobot, the intelligent robot making company revealed its latest robot vacuum, the Roomba i7+ yesterday. It is a successor to the Roomba 980 which...

Home Assistant: an open source Python home automation hub to rule all things smart

We have Amazon Alexa, Google Home and Phillips Hue for smart actions in your home. But they are individual and require different controls. What...

Cortana and Alexa become best friends: Microsoft and Amazon release a preview of this...

Yesterday, Microsoft and Amazon announced a public preview of the integration of their intelligent digital assistants, Cortana and Alexa for US users. Both Cortana...