Report: Xiaomi is world’s top wearable maker for first time as Fitbit sales slide – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Xiaomi’s good run has continued after a research firm founded that the Chinese firm has ranked top for sales of wearable devices worldwide for the first. Sales of Fitbit devices, meanwhile, plunged […]

Josh.ai raises $11 million for a premium home automation system with a smarter AI – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch One of the promises of voice-based computing is the ability to make home automation simpler – something that major tech companies, including Amazon, Apple and Google, are now tackling with their own […]

Google-funded ‘super sensor’ project brings IoT powers to dumb appliances – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch The so-called ‘smart home’ often comes across looking incredibly dumb. Either you have to shell out lots of money to replace perfectly functional appliances for their Internet-connected equivalents — which might then be […]