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The newly available Amazon DeepLens camera. Resin.io gets $ 5 million: Startup Resin.io, which puts containers on devices running ARM-based chips, has scored $ 5 million in funding. I wrote about the...

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Attention coffee shop browsers, Wi-Fi may get better: The Wi-Fi Alliance has created a new certification called Enhanced Open that basically enables public Wi-Fi networks to allow people to browse securely...

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AI plays doctor: Artificial intelligence can detect skin cancer better than dermatologists, according to a new international study. Flesh-and-blood dermatologists in the study accurately detected 86.6...

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Ecobee raised more money: Ecobee, the thermostat maker you may recall from the opening story, has raised an additional $ 47 million Canadian dollars ($ 36 million) to close its C round of funding at...

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Going dark with encryption: The U.S. FBI, for years now, has complained about its inability to access encrypted information held on the smartphones and other devices owned by criminal suspects. But the...

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Siemens snaps up Enlighted: Possibly to counter Osram’s 2017 purchase of Digital Lumens, Siemens is acquiring Enlighted for an undisclosed amount. Enlighted supplies smart IoT systems for business,...

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Google plays hardball with hardware partners: This story actually focuses on Sonos playing hardball with Google over patents, with Sonos making an implicit threat to sue Google over patent infringement,...

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Encryption fails: A couple of stories in the news this past week demonstrated problems with encryption, or at least, problems with deployment of encryption. One researcher demonstrated an exploitable loophole...

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Coming to a space station near you: Artificial intelligence is going to space – maybe not a space station, but a satellite – predicts an aerospace executive, quoted in SpaceNews.com. So-called geospatial...