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What Intel’s IoT bombshell says about its future

About a week ago, a rather important event happened in the Internet-of-things space. You may have missed it, perhaps because the dry technicalities of IoT is not all that appealing. Intel has quietly discontinued its three SBC boards, the Joule

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SoftBank to buy ARM for $32bn in record deal

SoftBank Group has agreed to buy ARM Holdings for £24,3bn (US$32bn; R460bn), securing a slice of virtually every mobile computing gadget on the planet and future connected devices in the home. The Japanese company is offering £17/share in cash

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And now for the R200 smartphone

Forget Vodacom’s R899 Smart 4 mini, launched last week. Forget, too, MTN’s entry-level, R499 Steppa smartphone, which the mobile provider launched earlier this year. British semiconductor firm ARM Holdings is predicting the cost of smartphones will drop to just

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