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Tech News Google announces Brillo, its OS for the Internet of Things

Google announced its first OS designed specifically for the Internet of Things at Google I/O 2015 today. Brillo is based on a stripped down version of Android that can run on minimal system requirements, perfect for devices like smart light bulbs, doorknobs and thermostats.

Tech News Google may unveil Brillo, its new IoT OS, during its annual I/O conference

Google may unveil Brillo during its upcoming annual I/O conference. The OS is designed to run on Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

Tech News Samsung calls for industry openness and collaboration for IoT to succeed

At last night's CES 2015 keynote address, Samsung Electronics president and CEO called for greater industry collaboration and openness to enable a more connected future built around the Internet of Things (IoT).

Tech News Archos looks to become a major player in the connected home by opening up its Smart Home system

Device-maker Archos is opening up their Smart Home system so you can easily link up all your connected home devices.

Tech News Intel to ship the Edison development board – finally!

Intel announced today that it will finally ship the Intel Edison development board along with two kits and a whole host of third party Arduino blocks.

Tech News Samsung has just bought startup SmartThings for US$200 million

South Korean electronics giant Samsung has just announced that it has acquired startup SmartThings, with the deal believing to have cost them around US$200 million.

Tech News Intel to Focus on the Internet of Things

With up to 50 billion Internet of Things devices installed in the world by 2020, Intel is working aggressively to bring its familiar x86 architecture into the IoT and wearables world. Today at IDF 2014 in Shenzhen, China, Intel CEO unveiled new products and solutions to drive the growth of IoT.

Tech News Quark Takes a Backseat as First Intel Edison Products will be Powered by Atom SoCs

Intel has announced the extension of Intel Edison to a family of development boards. The key development is the use of a 22nm Intel Silvermont dual-core Atom SoC to replace the Quark SoC. Initially, Intel said the Edison development board was supposed to be based on the latter.

Tech News Rumor: Intel to Acquire Wearable Tech Company Basis for US$100 Million

According to TechCrunch, Intel has bought Basis for US$100 million. The alleged target of acquisition is a San Francisco-based startup that makes wearable health trackers.

Tech News Intel to Bring Wearables Into Reality with Edison

Intel is challenging developers to bring more wearables into the market through its Edison development board which is only about the size of a tiny SD card.