Intel releases new Quarks

0379b23e9845c9c652488c13f7bb557fc62a3642Chipmaker Intel has released a new IoT Platform reference architecture with new hardware and software products.

The whole thing is part of its cunning plan to get its foot in the door of the Internet of Things (IoT) market.

The products include new Intel Quark processors for IoT, free operating systems with a cloud suite from Wind River and analytics capabilities which are the key to ruling all things – at least the Internet of Things.… Read the rest

Samsung joins the push to autos

tv-carSamsung is one of the late arrivals trying to push its technology into cars.

Data compiled by Thomson Reuters IP & Science suggests that Samsung and its partners are ramping up research and development for auto technology. Two-thirds of their combined 1,804 US patent filings related to electric vehicles and electric components for cars coming since 2010.… Read the rest