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And the winner of Hardware Battlefield 2017 is… Siren Care

Next Story Apple’s new ad shows off the Portrait mode for the iPhone 7 Plus The competition was very fierce for the fourth edition of our Hardware Battlefield. Thirteen shockingly good hardware startups competed to win the coveted Metal Man trophy. ...

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TechCrunch’s Hardware Battlefield finalists are BloomLife, Pillar Technologies, Siren Care and Stratio

Over the past two days, 13 startups have taken the stage at TechCrunch’s Hardware Battlefield. Now our editorial team has finished deliberating with the expert judges (seriously, expert) and chosen four finalists who will be competing for the big prize of $ 50,000, as ...

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Xiaomi admits it doesn’t make money on smartphone hardware sales

Xiaomi’s business model isn’t about selling handsets, except insofar as those handset sales lead to recurring service revenue later on. So said Xiaomi global VP and former Android VP Hugo Barra in an interview with Reuters. The executive for the ...

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Applications are open now for our Hardware Battlefield at CES 2017

Do you make the hardest of things, hardware? We want you to compete in our Hardware Alley, our premier startup competition at CES 2017 in Las Vegas. You will have the chance to show your amazing products to representatives from ...

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New Lab is a new home for hardware startups in Brooklyn’s Navy Yard

New Lab, which co-founder David Belt described as “a collaborative workspace” for companies in fields like robotics and artificial intelligence, officially opened last month. The facility is located in Brooklyn’s Navy Yard, in a building that was once used to ...

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Snapchat joins the Bluetooth SIG, fueling hardware speculation

Snapchat has given observers another reason to suspect it might be working on hardware – the social network company joined the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) according to the Financial Times. The SIG industry association maintains the Bluetooth wireless standard, ...

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Nvidia launches mobile Pascal, drops desktop-class hardware into mobile form factors

Nvidia launched its new mobile Pascal hardware today — and with a twist. Several months ago, we covered rumors that the company would use its standard desktop hardware in laptops rather than creating an entirely separate mobile product line. Turns ...

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The Onion Omega2 lets you add Linux to your hardware projects

Need a tiny, $ 5 computer to build a robot that will bring you your slippers, initiate a massage chair session, and pour out your daily dose of bourbon?The Onion Omega2 can do all that and more. This tiny board ...

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Microsoft awards hardware startup ENTy the 2016 Imagine Cup

The festivities have wrapped for Microsoft’s Imagine Cup, a global competition among students and young people to create new software and devices. The winner this year was ENTy, a polished and highly practical hardware solution for tracking posture, helping with ...

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One chip to rule them all? The Internet of Things and the next great era of hardware

Narbeh Derhacobian Crunch Network Contributor Narbeh Derhacobian is the co-founder and CEO of Adesto Technologies, which provides application-specific, ultra-low-power non-volatile memory products. How to join the network It’s been almost 10 years since Apple unveiled the iPhone. Since that day, ...

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