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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.