internet of things

Driver stranded after connected rental car can’t call home

Driver stranded after connected rental car can’t call home

Tech reporter from The Guardian gets stuck in the boonies by the Internet of Things.
Forget the Internet of Things. Here’s what IoT really stands for

Forget the Internet of Things. Here’s what IoT really stands for

Wi-Fi toothbrushes are so 2015. In 2020, the new IoT is the intelligence of things. Here's why..
MIT's "Smart Diaper" alerts caregiver when it's wet

MIT's "Smart Diaper" alerts caregiver when it's wet

MIT researchers outfitted a baby diaper with an RFID tag that emits a wireless signal when the surrounding material gets wet. The wetness "sensor" is actually a type of hydrogel that's commonly found
Silicon Valley satellite startup installs ground station in Antarctica

Silicon Valley satellite startup installs ground station in Antarctica

What happens when Silicon Valley heads for the South Pole.

ARM unveils two new A.I. computer chip designs

The company wants to enable small electronic devices and sensors to perform machine learning.

ARM unveils two new A.I. computer chip designs

The company wants to enable small electronic devices and sensors to perform machine learning.
What Is the Internet of Things? A WIRED Guide

What Is the Internet of Things? A WIRED Guide

What you need to know about the promise (and peril) of networked lightbulbs, ovens, cameras, speakers and, well … everything.

Deep data running wearable NURVV closes $9M Series A led by Hiro Capital

Launched at CES 2020, NURVV, a biomechanics startup, has closed a $9m Series A round, led by Hiro Capital, the sports/Esports VC, whose partners include Ian Livingstone CBE (Games Workshop co-founder)
New Phillips Hue Smart Light Hack Uses Old Chain Reaction Vulnerability

New Phillips Hue Smart Light Hack Uses Old Chain Reaction Vulnerability

The Internet of Things is full of insecure and somewhat dubious gadgets, but Philips Hue has generally had a decent reputation—a big reason why it’s one of the more popular brands in the space.

No pan-EU Huawei ban as Commission endorses 5G risk mitigation plan

The European Commission has endorsed a risk mitigation approach to managing 5G rollouts across the bloc — meaning there will be no pan-EU ban on Huawei. Rather it’s calling for Member States to
Roambee raises $15.2 million to track physical assets with AI

Roambee raises $15.2 million to track physical assets with AI

Roambee, whose platform taps internet of things devices and AI to track physical assets, has raised $15.2 million in venture capital.
U.K.’s Huawei Decision Won’t Please Anyone

U.K.’s Huawei Decision Won’t Please Anyone

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Internet of Things (IoT)

The Internet of Things, also known as IoT, is an interconnected system of computing devices and digital machines that communicate with each other without requiring human interaction. This includes
Sonos’ Frantic Flailing Illustrates the Stupidity of Smart Tech

Sonos’ Frantic Flailing Illustrates the Stupidity of Smart Tech

Sonos is attempting to clarify its recent policies on legacy equipment after widespread unhappiness from its customer base. There are genuine advantages to using technology too stupid to stop being
Sonos sunsets several smart speakers’ software support, spurring storm [Updated]

Sonos sunsets several smart speakers’ software support, spurring storm [Updated]

Sonos met its "at least five years" support pledge, but that window's closed.
Internet routers running Tomato are under attack by notorious crime gang

Internet routers running Tomato are under attack by notorious crime gang

The Muhstik botnet has targeted other IoT devices. Now it's attacking Tomato routers.
Smart scale goes dumb as Under Armour pulls the plug on connected tech

Smart scale goes dumb as Under Armour pulls the plug on connected tech

Under Armour is making a pile of pricey devices into so many useless bricks.

Skylo raises $103 million to affordably connect the Internet of Things to satellite networks

One of the biggest opportunities in the new space economy lies in taking the connectivity made possible by ever-growing communications satellite constellations and making that useful for things and