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Xiaomi spins off POCO as an independent company – TechCrunch

Xiaomi spins off POCO as an independent company – TechCrunch

Xiaomi said today it is spinning off POCO, a sub-smartphone brand it created in 2018, as a standalone company that will now run independently of the Chinese electronics giant and make its own market strategy. The move comes months after a top POCO executive — Jai Mani — and some other founding and core members […]

‘PigeonBot’ brings flying robots closer to real birds – TechCrunch

‘PigeonBot’ brings flying robots closer to real birds – TechCrunch

Try as they might, even the most advanced roboticists on Earth struggle to recreate the effortless elegance and efficiency with which birds fly through the air. The “PigeonBot” from Stanford researchers takes a step toward changing that by investigating and demonstrating the unique qualities of feathered flight. On a superficial level, PigeonBot looks a bit, […]

The robot homecoming is upon us – TechCrunch

The robot homecoming is upon us – TechCrunch

Robots were everywhere at CES, as has been the case for at least a decade. But there’s a different tenor to the robots shown off at the recent annual consumer tech event: they’re designed for home use, and they’re shipping products, not just concepts intended strictly for trade show glam. Home robots have already had […]

Sony Interactive will skip E3 again this year – TechCrunch

Sony Interactive will skip E3 again this year – TechCrunch

Sony Interactive Entertainment will skip E3 again this year and participate instead in “hundreds of consumer events across the globe,” the company told GamesIndustry.biz today. The company, which is preparing to launch the PlayStation 5 before this holiday season, missed the show for the first time last year, after two decades of being one of […]

At CES, companies slowly start to realize that privacy matters – TechCrunch

At CES, companies slowly start to realize that privacy matters – TechCrunch

Every year, Consumer Electronics Show attendees receive a branded backpack, but this year’s edition was special; made out of transparent plastic, the bag’s contents were visible without the wearer needing to unzip. It isn’t just a fashion decision. Over the years, security has become more intense and cumbersome, but attendees with transparent backpacks didn’t have […]

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