Two pieces in the complicated puzzle of smart-home options will snap together later this year when the ZigBee Alliance starts certifying devices that use the Thread protocol for networking.
Don't get too excited about all your devices getting along—yet.
The much-anticipated 5G mobile standard won't be finished until 2020, but the people who'll make it happen were busy throughout 2015 trying to define it.
NetApp wants to be at the intersection of two hot trends in a rapidly changing storage industry with its planned US$870 million acquisition of startup SolidFire.
NetApp is acquiring startup SolidFire for US$870 million cash for a foothold in the fast-growing market for scale-out flash storage.
The fight over LTE networks using the same frequencies as Wi-Fi may be headed toward a peaceful resolution at last.
This week, Intel, Ericsson and Nokia joined Qualcomm in forming the MulteFire Alliance, an industry group to develop and promote LTE that runs only on the kind of unlicensed frequencies that companies use for Wi-Fi.
A major cyberattack next year will target a U.S. election, security expert Bruce Schneier predicts.
Internet of Things startup Afero says it can secure small and large IoT devices with a Bluetooth radio module and a cloud service.
It looks like the Dell-EMC wedding is on: EMC says it hasn't gotten any better proposals, and Dell reportedly is trying to shed Perot Systems to trim down for those photos.
The online activist group Anonymous said it took down the Trump Tower website on Friday after it warned presidential candidate Donald Trump about his statements on banning Muslims from entering the U.S.
New networks being built with far less fanfare than mobile carriers' cell coverage will connect objects that in some cases have never been linked before, like street lights and traffic cameras. The latest, called Starfish, is now debuting in Silicon Valley.
Cisco Systems is reinventing its collaboration tools from the bottom up, turning the lowly Spark text-messaging app into a cloud-based platform that includes videoconferencing and the core features of an enterprise phone system.
Choosing smart-home products might get easier a year from now thanks to a Broadcom chipset that will be able to work with several competing network systems.
The US$40 billion NXP-Freescale merger creates one supplier of all the chips needed for cars as they evolve toward driving themselves, executives of the two companies say.