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ShapeScale 3D body scanner hands-on

ShapeScale can measure your body parts within a millimeter of accuracy, showing exactly how your body responds to workouts over time.

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How to use Google Home's built-in ambient audio to get some rest and relaxation

A new feature for Google Home lets you listen to ambient sounds while you fall asleep. Here's how to get it to work.

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We've gotten our first look at an Echo with a built-in screen, and it's straight out of 2005

A leaked photo of what is purported to be an Echo with a built-in screen shows a device with a big screen, big bezels, and a giant speaker.

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Google eyes massive AI expansion with new Assistant SDK

Google is launching the developer's preview of a new Google Assistant ASK, which will bring the AI chatbot to a slew of new products.

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What is serverless computing?

In this animation, Network World explains some of the concepts of serverless computing, and how it represents the next phase of cloud computing for Internet of Things applications and products.

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Take a walk through Intel's smart city concept at MWC 2017

Intel's technology can help monitor traffic flow, blanket the city in Wi-Fi, and even summon emergency help faster.

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NTT DoCoMo demos VR control of robots over 5G

While next-generation 5G cellular will bring faster downloads for consumers, the new networking technology is poised to bring big benefits to business users enabling new users for cellular networks.

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The United Nations steps in to define 5G, ending a marketing war

With mobile operators' marketing departments already throwing around claims about their 5G services, the United Nations is weighing in with its definition of what qualifies a network as next-generation.

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LTE speeds outpace home internet with new Qualcomm and Intel modems

With every new generation of smartphone, LTE connections get faster. That's because the devices have faster modems that can transfer data at unprecedented download speeds.

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Adding data to toothbrushes, MRI machines

From toothbrushes to high-end medical imaging equipment, Philips is offering its consumer and business customers access to more data through Internet of Things-type sensors.

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Now you can control your smart devices from your Pixel, no Google Home required

A new option in the Google Assistant settings lets you control your lights, thermostats, and cameras with your Pixel.

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Intel wants to bring IoT technology to retail

Intel says it plans to invest more than $100 million in the retail industry over the next five years.

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30% off Logitech Wireless Keyboard with Touchpad for Internet-Connected TVs - Deal Alert

The Logitech Wireless Touch K400 Plus enables laid-back control of your TV-connected computer. Watch video, browse the web and chat with friends from your couch.

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Smart Cities: Barcelona

Barcelona leads as a Smart City forerunner with noise and air-quality sensors, smart streetlights, smart parking, self-powered lighting and more. Computerworld tours the city to see how it all hangs together.

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Smart Cities: Singapore

With little land, few natural resources and an ever-growing population, Singapore needs every assist it can get from smart city technologies. Computerworld toured the city-state to see how it's all coming together.

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Bluetooth 5 is out: Now will home IoT take off?

Bluetooth is aiming straight for the internet of things as the fifth version of the wireless protocol arrives with twice as much speed for low-power applications. Bluetooth Low Energy, which gains the most from the new Bluetooth 5...

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Preview: Computerworld's smart cities video tour, coming soon!

Launching in Dec. 2016, Computerworld's smart cities video tour takes you to Singapore, New York and Montreal, as senior editor Matt Hamblen seeks out the latest innovations that boost urban efficiency and improve citizens' lives....

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Google Home shares the Chromecast's guts, teardown reveals

Google Home doesn't quite have a Chromecast inside, but the two devices do have a lot in common.

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