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Australian IoT vendor Buddy Platform to acquire smart lighting company LIFX

Australian Internet of Things (IoT) vendor, Buddy Platform, has agreed to acquire smart lighting company LIFX in a US$70 million deal. LIFX, originally established in Victoria and now headquartered in the US, has its products stocked and sold through traditional and online retailers such as Best Buy, Amazon, JB Hi-Fi, …

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Amazon is planning more IoT enabled products with an Alexa microwave, subwoofer, and more this year

Reports have surfaced that Amazon is looking to increase their Internet of Things (IoT) product catalogue with eight new Alexa-powered smart home devices later this year, including items such as a microwave and subwoofer. The devices will be a wide-ranging offering of voice-controlled gadgets: a microwave oven, some type of …

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Kogan finally brings Google Assistant and Alexa support to their now-expanded Smart Home appliance range

A couple of months ago Kogan launched their SmarterHome range, beginning with two smart heaters. Problem was that the only way to control them was using the Kogan app with no direct interaction with any of the digital voice assistants. Today Kogan have announced not only full Google Assistant and …

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Telstra details its Network of the Future in partnership with Ericsson; 5G strategy and Category-M1 IoT network

Telstra’s first Mobile World Congress 2017 media event brings us information on ambitious network infrastructure plans and the rollout of 5G as Telstra builds its “Network of the Future” and details of its Category-M1 IoT LTE network. With Mobile World Congress’ focus on the hot new smartphones and related devices, …

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Google release the developer preview 2 for their IoT platfrom, Android Things

Following the initial announcement and Developer Preview for Googles rebranded IoT platform, Android Things today we’re getting the first major update to the developer platform. Most of the information is very developer centric, however, just because it’s a developer focused announcement does mean there are not a few interesting tidbits. …

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Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon chips won’t power your next phone but might end up in your IoT thingies

Historically, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon brand has been used for Mobile processors, and that began to change with the Snapdragon Wear chips being specifically introduced for the wearable market. Now the Snapdragon range has two new processors intended for the IoT. The Snapdragon 600E and 410E (E for embedded we’re assuming) brings …

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