Home / Internet of Things
Category: Internet of Things

Amazon’s Ring quietly fixed security flaw that put users’ camera recordings at risk of exposure

The video doorbell maker quietly fixed the vulnerability in May.

Read more

Do we really need a $340, Wi-Fi enabled toaster?

Do you expect any of the devices currently on your Wi-Fi network to still be around 15 years from now?

Read more

Google Cloud will shutter its IoT Core service next year

Google Cloud announced this week that it’s shutting down its IoT Core service, giving customers a year to move to a partner to manage their IoT...

Read more

Zededa lands a cash infusion to expand its edge device management software

Zededa, a startup developing a software-as-a-service product for edge device management and deployment, has raised $26 million in a Series B equity...

Read more

Onomondo secures cash to expand its wireless network for IoT devices

Onomondo, a startup building a network reserved for IoT devices, has raised $21 million in a venture funding round.

Read more

Ultrahuman busts out a smart ring to decode metabolic health

Indian fitness platform, Ultrahuman, is expanding its wearable portfolio by launching a smart ring to boost its ability to provide tech loving...

Read more

Meet the Extreme Tech Challenge 2022 Global Finals category and special award winners

Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC), the world’s largest startup competition focused on purpose-driven innovation, and sponsor of TechCrunch Sessions:...

Read more

Cybersecurity startup Ordr nabs $40M to monitor connected devices for anomalies

Ordr, a startup developing a platform that monitors connected devices for signs of cyberattack, hs raised $40 million in a Series C equity funding...

Read more

Amazon is killing its Alexa-connected Cloud Cam, will replace customers’ dead devices with a Blink Mini

Amazon is shutting down its smart home camera, the Cloud Cam, and its companion apps, the company informed customers via a recent email. Launched in...

Read more

AI’s role is poised to change monumentally in 2022 and beyond

We are in the early days of what it's going to look like when we're supported by ambient computing tools all the time.

Read more

How Untapped Global plans to bring the revenue financing model to African startups

In the developed world, almost anyone can get financing for, say, a car lease. But in an emerging economy like South Africa, the only people who own...

Read more

Tractian, which uses AI to monitor industrial equipment, raises $15M

Tractian, which uses AI to monitor and predict the status of industrial equipment, has raised $15M in a venture funding round.

Read more

Budgeting and planning for your first digital product

There are five main points you should consider when developing a digital product. The first, and most important, is to establish how much you can...

Read more

Google dials up focus on portability ahead of rule changes

Google has signalled it’s dialling up efforts around portability, announcing a plan yesterday to spend $3 million and “hundreds of...

Read more

Europe proposes rules for fair access to connected device data

The European Union has proposed an interesting addition to its fast updating digital rulebook today: The Data Act slots into an already ambitious...

Read more

Scandit snaps up $150M at a $1B+ valuation for its computer vision-based data capture technology

Consumers and businesses are forever demanding faster and easier ways to get things done, and today a startup that is building tech to make that a...

Read more

Let’s make the teen Tesla hack a teachable moment

EVs are fun. They are superbly connected, constantly updated and offer a great user experience, but they are cars, not mobile phones. Hacking into...

Read more

Sigfox, the French IoT startup that had raised more than $300M, files for bankruptcy protection as it seeks a buyer

We are continuing to see fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the tech industry, with one of the latest developments coming out from...

Read more

Spectrum Labs raises $32M for AI-based content moderation that monitors billions of conversations daily for toxicity

Two years into the pandemic, online conversations are for many of us still the primary interactions that we are having every day, and we are...

Read more

Are embedded devices the next ransomware target?

2021 will be remembered as the year that ransomware gangs turned their attention to critical infrastructure, targeting companies built around...

Read more

Amazon expands its Sidewalk IoT network with an enterprise-grade bridge

Back in 2019, Amazon first announced its Sidewalk network, a new low-bandwidth, long-distance wireless protocol and network for connecting smart...

Read more

Why it matters having Matter support for your new smart home device

Matter is designed to finally fix the issues around fragmented smart home systems so that all of your devices can be easily set up and routed from...

Read more

LiLz uses computer vision to read gauges and dials where humans prefer not to tread

No one wants to be the maintenance worker who has to hike through half a mile of damp hallways just to check the pressure gauge on a valve somewhere....

Read more

The growing power of digital healthcare: 6 trends to watch in 2022

The digital healthcare revolution has already begun, and it will gain further momentum in 2022 as providers and patients look for new and better ways...

Read more

Rooftops for rent: Property owners should partner with 5G carriers

The solution to the 5G race is to adopt a rooftop deployment strategy.

Read more

US investment in smart roadways will pave the path to an economic boom

The adage of "the way we've always done it" needs to fall by the wayside. Putting public investment into infrastructure is how we got...

Read more

Afero raises $50M Series C for its security-focused IoT platform

With the Samsara IPO heading toward pricing, it’s a good moment to spend a little more time digging into the IoT market. There’s a lot...

Read more

TechCrunch+ roundup: Credit Karma post-exit, recruiting developers, re:Invent recap

The very day in Feb. 2020 that Credit Karma planned to announce that it had been acquired by Intuit for over $7 billion, the stock market tanked,...

Read more

Latest 20