Smart City Tech Would Make Military Bases Safer

(WIRED) – THE LAST TIME the Pentagon directed all of its bases to raise their threat level, the danger came from an unlikely source: social media. That’s where accounts connected

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Germany Bans Internet-Connected ‘Spy’ Doll Cayla

(RTÉ News) – German regulators have banned an internet-connected doll called ‘My Friend Cayla’ that can chat with children, warning that it was a de facto “hidden spying device”. Parents

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These Floor Tiles Create Electricity From Footsteps

(PAVEGEN) – LONDON, 11th May 2016, Pavegen unveils the latest iteration of its energy-generating technology, revolutionising the way the company and product operate in a pivotal step for the business. The

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Remote Control : LoRa Offers a Cheaper Link to the Internet of Things

By Jeremy Wagstaff LAUNCESTON, Australia,  (Reuters) – The future of communications may be 5G, where mobile networks push bandwidth-heavy video to phones and pull data from self-driving cars, but some firms

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Softbank, Honda: Sit Back, Relax, Let the Car do the Talking

TOKYO (Reuters) – On the heels of its $32 billion takeover of chip designer ARM Holdings, SoftBank Corp founder Masayoshi Son is embarking on another “crazy idea”: talking cars that

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S Korea Helps Pregnant Women Get Seats on Trains

(Reuters) – South Korea installs an alert system on subway cars encouraging passengers to give up their seats to expectant mothers on busy commuter trains. Sharon Reich reports. This technology

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Harnessing Solar and Wind Energy in One Device Could Power the ‘Internet of Things’

(ACS) – The “Internet of Things” could make cities “smarter” by connecting an extensive network of tiny communications devices to make life more efficient. But all these machines will require

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Fast, Stretchy Circuits Could Yield New Wave of Wearable Electronics

(SPACE DAILY) – The consumer marketplace is flooded with a lively assortment of smart wearable electronics that do everything from monitor vital signs, fitness or sun exposure to play music, charge

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