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Intel wants to put the smart into your smartwatch with data, analytics and chips

Intel may be late to the IoT game but it's working hard to catch up, emphasizing its data centers and analytics offerings as much as its chips.

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NEC image-processing tech can detect invisible damage to bridges

The image-processing algorithms could help reduce cost and down time in infrastructure maintenance

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Fujitsu develops compact RFID for wearables, metal

The new tag acts with the surrounding metal surface as a combined antenna

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To grow in IoT, Cypress and Spansion plan $4 billion chip merger

After merging, Cypress and Spansion will target the growing IoT market

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Zalman hardware warranties will be honored despite parent company's $3 billion fraud conspiracy

Fear not: Your Zalman warranty will continue to be honored, as the hardware maker is being spun off in the wake of its parent company's woes.

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NXP opens wallet to build wearables with better battery life

The company has acquired Bluetooth Low Energy technology

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Intel plans 3D NAND flash next year for 'as much storage as you want'

The company says it can pack double the number of bits in a die compared with its competitors.

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Darkness, fog are no problem for NEC camera tech

The system uses image-processing algorithms instead of infrared lighting.

Sony adds autofocus tracking to smartphone image sensor

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The Exmor RS IMX320 borrows autofocus tech from SLR cameras

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Toshiba image processor can spot pedestrians in the dark

The driver-assistance technology works as well as similar systems for daytime use, Toshiba said

Intel CEO sees wearables going mainstream

Intel threw an event in San Francisco to recognize the winners of its first-ever wearables competition. We spoke with Intel CEO Brian Krzanich and asked him about the company's wearables strategy.

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Everspin deal with Global Foundries may push MRAM chips to production faster

The deal is a step towards greater mass production of the new memory technology

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LG wades into processor development with G3 Screen

The octa-core Nuclun microprocessor may help LG diversify amid competition

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Honda rolls out pedestrian detection for Legend sedan

The 2015 Honda Legend will have millimeter-wave radar and a windshield camera