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  • Gett gets investment from Volkswagen in self-driving bid?

    5:30pm By David Curry
    Another day, another ride-sharing investment. This time, the Volkswagen Group has announced its investing $300 million into Israeli-startup Gett. The investment marks Gett – formerly GetTaxi – as a potential dark horse in the ride-sharing race. See Also:…
  • T-Mobile and Twilio pairing up to connect on IoT

    4:00pm By David Curry
    Cloud communications platform Twilio has announced a new cellular network partnership with U.S. cellular giant T-Mobile, called Twilio Programmable Wireless, which will provide data, SMS, and voice communications to connected devices. Announced at SIGNAL, a…
  • Sri Lanka goes mega in smart city push

    3:00pm By Donal Power
    The south Asian island nation of Sri Lanka announced it is partnering with Siemens to transform its entire Western Province in one huge smart city. As reported by Money Control Sri Lanka signed an agreement to gain smart city expertise from Siemens, the German…
  • Are live drivers too scared to merge with self-driving cars?

    1:00pm By David Curry
    We are seeing a steady growth in innovation across the autonomous car sector, but public perception towards self-driving is still very hesitant, according to a new study. The drivers that answered the survey, conducted by the University of Michigan, still…
  • Hologram’s new IoT platform now very real

    11:30am By David Curry
    Chicago-based startup Hologram has announced its cellular platform for the Internet of Things (IoT), which provides businesses with a cost effective way to design, create, and deploy IoT devices. Hologram claims to provide an end-to-end solution for…
  • Smart toothbrush Grush wins America’s Greatest Makers

    Tue 10:00pm By Trevor Curwin
    The team at Grush, and their smart toothbrush, has won TBS’ “America’s Greatest Makers” reality competition show, taking home the $1 million grand prize. Grush makes brushing teeth – one of kids’ least favorite tasks and one of their parents’…
  • Self-driving Chevy Bolt arrives in San Francisco

    Tue 4:00pm By David Curry
    General Motors has arrived in San Francisco to test its own self-driving system, using a modified 2017 Chevrolet Bolt. It comes just weeks after GM’s $1 billion acquisition of Cruise Automation, a self-driving startup based in the testing city. Photos were…
  • Do we really want to DIY our home automation?

    Tue 3:00pm By Cate Lawrence
    New industry research from Icontrol Networks, the company behind the most widely-distributed connected home platform in the industry, has found exceptionally high satisfaction amongst customers who opted for a professionally installed smart home solution.…
  • Semi-autonomous car hits new record speed at Indy track

    Tue 1:00pm By David Curry
    Arrow Electronics second semi-autonomous (SAM) race car has broken another speed record, achieving 152 mph at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday. Former IndyCar driver and current team owner, Sam Schmidt, was in the driving seat of the modified 2016…
  • Miniature IoT sensor has five little superpowers

    Tue 11:30am By David Curry
    Wireless beacon firm Netclearance has announced an Internet of Things (IoT) sensor the size of a penny that comes with five embedded sensors. Named the mBeaconSense sensor, it can measure acceleration, light, magnetic force, temperature, and vibration. The…