Samsung hopes to unify disparate Internet of Things devices with its new SmartThings Hub and pack of sensors, which provides secure but open protocols for a range of smarthome devices. Photograph: Samsung Samsung has launched a new hub for smarthome devices, which it hopes will kickstart the evolution of theRead More →

PIONEER Using know-how gained by making laserdiscs of yesteryear, Pioneer is developing a 3D LIDAR (light detection and ranging) sensor that could be a fraction of the cost of current systems. The company sees technology related to optical pickups once used in laserdisc players, which it made for 30 yearsRead More →

New Delhi-based Wingify, a developer of website optimisation tools, announced the launch of notCRUDon Thursday, a community platform to showcase the best of Indian product, technology, and design thinking. The initiative aims to bring Indian product talent together to build amazing products out of India and showcase the best ofRead More →

Wikipedia on Wednesday said that it has blocked more than 300 accounts being used by people being paid to create or tweak entries at the communally sourced online encyclopedia. Weeks of investigation revealed 381 accounts being used at the English version of Wikipedia for “black hat” editing in which peopleRead More →