Huawei to enter the smart display market, report suggests

A recent report citing unnamed industry sources claims that Huawei might be considering entering the smart display market.

Amazon acquiring eero to enrich its smart home, IoT strategies

The e-commerce platform giant has taken a financial liking to a mesh Wi-Fi network company. How will Amazon acquiring eero help its own position?

Samsung demonstrates Infinity Flex Display with One UI

That foldable Galaxy smartphone will be coming fast and furious at us, but before that, let’s get to know the display that will be on it.

The Alexa microwave and all the other new Echo products from Amazon’s show

A myriad of speakers, plug-ins and other smart home appliances were shown off as Amazon slams hardware down for the fall season.

Bixby 2.0 is on track to launch with the Galaxy Note 9 this year, and expand to many IoT products soon

You can add Bixby 2.0 to the so far short list of rumored Galaxy Note 9 upgrades, with Samsung’s digital assistant finally slated to receive a bunch of essential improvements in just a few months.

AT&T and Amazon launch LTE-M Button for simple IoT tasks

Just plug in AWS application codes and then let them get played for whatever purpose they need to have. All the data gets sent on a cellular network.

Samsung’s Injong Rhee moves to Google

The former CTO that drove Bixby at the company and onto the Galaxy S8 and Note 8 is now at Google working on the Internet of Things.

T-Mobile Nest Secure pack available from November 10

The system costs $480, but customers pay it off on an EIP with a $240 down. Nest sensors, tags and a camera get help with cellular backup.

Qualcomm releases new parts to add to Snapdragon chips to support 600MHz

This portfolio of amplifiers, duplex filters and other microcomponents are in testing now and should be out to serve T-Mobile customers next year.

Two new Samsung ISOCELL cameras debut for tiny and fast needs

Better, more powerful cameras in a smaller package. That’s what Samsung hopes to bring with the Fast 2L9 and the Slim 2X7.

You can win an HTC U11 with a smart home kit — a $1,500 value

HTC is putting on a sweepstakes for the first few weeks of September with prize packages about $1,500 in value. And you don’t need to buy anything to enter.

Samsung working towards 4nm lithography and the step ahead of FinFET

Silicon may be a boring topic for consumers, but smaller and more efficient chip processes mean that device OEMs can fit more into phones.

Newest chip from MediaTek supports Google Assistant, Android Things

As Google Assistant looks to expand its integration into other home appliances beyond the company’s own, MediaTek is making a play with a new chip.

Expect an LTE-only T-Mobile by 2019 if the carrier can peel legacy clingers

Speaking at an Ericsson event at MWC 2017, T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray said that the carrier will have to work on converting every last call onto VoLTE.

SK Telecom 5G tests put 3.6Gbps through to a hurtling car

How fast? Try breaking the 100mph mark. Testing was done in conjunction with BMW and Ericsson and, in fact, improves on a prior test done just months ago.

Mozilla cuts 50 jobs in connected devices, Firefox OS falls to IoT focus

Firefox has not been working out on televisions, phones and tablets. Heck, web browsing is suffering, too. But aims are high for IoT.

2G will die in Singapore throughout 2017

The city-state will ban sales of domestic-use 2G phones on the first of the year. Carriers have an April 1 deadline to shut their towers off.

Google’s new Android Things OS brings a more-practical approach to IoT

Learn more about the new Android Things OS, Google’s new approach to making coding for IoT a more practical process in the future

Microsoft’s plans for Cortana on IoT involve talking to your fridge

Cortana will be more than just a service that helps you turn on your lights through your phone on IoT, but actually something supported by IoT

Qualcomm expects $47 billion NXP acquisition to close by the end of 2017

Intel, meet your match: a combined Qualcomm – NXP Semiconductors company worth at least $133 billion, looking at $30B annual revenues.

The Google Rumor Roundup: mobile that matters

From the Pixel phones to the Andromeda products to all things smartening up the Internet of Things and your Wi-Fi network, Google is getting on steroids.

T-Mobile promotes 2G for IoT with deal for AT&T users

As AT&T prepares to shut down its 2G network by the end of 2016, T-Mobile aims for customers who want to keep their gadgets connected through 2020.

Nest Apple Watch support finally happens

Android Wear watch owners have gotten the ability to adjust their Nest Thermostat for a while. Now, it’s the Apple Watch’s turn.

A positive FCC decision on 5G opens up 11GHz of free spectrum

11 GHz of spectrum has just been opened up to 5G use in the US. The FCC claims that it has made the most important decision of the year.

Telcos will put 5G in EU in 2020 if Commission loosens on open internet laws

A group of 22 telecommunications companies are itching for the European Union to revise its net neutrality laws to get 5G in its member states.