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What the New Screen Time Guidelines For Kids Really Mean

What the New Screen Time Guidelines For Kids Really Mean

Not all the time children spend in front of a digital device is misspent
6 things we’ve connected that may kill us in the future

6 things we’ve connected that may kill us in the future

As much as we here at ReadWrite are genuinely enthusiastic about the Internet of Things, it’s never been without a heavy grain of salt. We’ve never been afraid to question, analyze and critique the
What will the wearables of the future look like?

What will the wearables of the future look like?

The wearable industry currently consists of fitness trackers and smartwatches strapped to our wrist, but that is likely to change in the next few years, as we start to strap technology to other areas
Xiongmai to recall 10,000 compromised webcams after U.S. attack

Xiongmai to recall 10,000 compromised webcams after U.S. attack

Chinese webcam manufacturer Xiongmai has issued a recall of around 10,000 compromised webcams, which were linked to a serious U.S. cyberattack last week. The attack rendered major websites like

Lessons from the IoT front lines

As a leading edge chip manufacturer, MediaTek has been helping companies and developers get to market for almost two decades. Philip Handschin is a technical account manager, which sounds a little
Market for “hearable” devices could reach $16B by 2020

Market for “hearable” devices could reach $16B by 2020

Wearable technology is about to expand into a whole new sub-market via your ear-holes with the advent of “hearables.” And this new category of connected devices for your ears is beginning to make its
New smart jacket promises to get you past velvet rope lines

New smart jacket promises to get you past velvet rope lines

Velvet ropes and bouncers wielding clipboards adorned with lists that only the elite of the elite are privileged enough to be on are common associations with high-brow nightlife. This is especially
Canadians set to test this Astroskin smart shirt in space

Canadians set to test this Astroskin smart shirt in space

The Canadian Space Agency just signed a $2.4m deal with Carré Technologies to test a smart shirt that can be remotely monitored via several sensors from extremely far distances. The shirt is designed
The Internet of Things? It’s not that connected yet

The Internet of Things? It’s not that connected yet

The Internet of Things (IoT) is great—if you want each of your devices to exist in its own connected-but-siloed world. What do I mean? Your Nest thermostat is undeniably smart when it comes to heating
Can the smartwatch market recover from big declines?

Can the smartwatch market recover from big declines?

A recent research report revealed major declines in the global smartwatch market, raising fears that these wearables are continuing their downward spiral. In the report, research firm International

How IoT is fixing America’s sleep problem

Wake up, America, We have a sleep problem. More than 68% of Americans report having trouble sleeping at least once a week, and many people believe that technology plays a major role in keeping them
Thread: Finally, a mesh protocol that works!

Thread: Finally, a mesh protocol that works!

Thread is a secure wireless mesh network architected for the home and its connected products. Everyone is excited about Thread because it’s a wireless protocol that’s designed by Google Nest (with
Check out the most innovative projects from Samsung’s C-Lab

Check out the most innovative projects from Samsung’s C-Lab

Samsung has unveiled six projects from its Creative Lab Projects (C-Lab) division, an in-house incubator program built to nurture employee projects. The six projects — Ahead, FITT360, Hum on!,
U.S. backs research into smart shirts for emergency responders

U.S. backs research into smart shirts for emergency responders

The U.S. government is funding an Internet of Things (IoT) project that is developing sensor-based smart shirts for first responders. Fed Tech Magazine reports that the Department of Homeland Security
Yamaha races to connect the things to the IoT

Yamaha races to connect the things to the IoT

Japanese conglomerate Yamaha has launched its own Advanced Robotics Automation platform, a system that connects Internet of Things (IoT) and other devices together. The platform looks to lower the
MIT-led group uses machines to fix vocal problems

MIT-led group uses machines to fix vocal problems

An MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital group believes that machine learning can play a role in better understanding speech disorders and correcting vocal issues. The team recently described using a
How to use machine learning in today’s enterprise environment

How to use machine learning in today’s enterprise environment

One of the latest trends in the world of technology and engineering is “machine learning” — in fact, all of the big technology companies today have invested in artificial intelligence and machine
Emerson provides UAE workers with neck-cooling wearables

Emerson provides UAE workers with neck-cooling wearables

Emerson Electric will provide 1,100 workers in the UAE with neck-cooling wearables, intended to cool down body temperature during the hottest hours of the day. It is part of a pilot program with Majid
Huawei’s narrowband IoT network grabbing peers’ attention

Huawei’s narrowband IoT network grabbing peers’ attention

In the rapidly evolving world of Internet of Things (IoT), Huawei’s narrowband technology is getting increased attention. The Chinese networking giant announced it won a gold medal at the recent World
Samsung wants you to say hello to Bixby

Samsung wants you to say hello to Bixby

Samsung announced this week that it will be incorporating digital assistant technology, named Bixby, into its upcoming products. This AI assistant was trademarked by Samsung last month and is created