Apple sued over Beats advertising
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Shonky, and grossly overpriced court told

The fruity cargo-cult Apple is not having a good week - not only has its iPhone X launch been greeted with howls of derision, now it has been sued over the advertising for its overpriced Beats headphones.

Internet of Things to grow 35 percent each year
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$1.16 billion by 2020


The Internet of Things (IOT) platform market is expected to grow 35 percent annually to $1.16 billion by 2020, according to Verizon’s State of the Market: Internet of Things 2017 report.

Fitbit will take on Apple with a useful smartwatch
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Innovation


The Tame Apple Press is getting its knickers in a twist over how wearable device maker Fitbit has released a smartwatch which is direct competition to their favourite manufacturer.

VR needs to show its B2B teeth
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B2B companies are already looking into it

While Virtual Reality is being marketed for consumer-driven gaming, a recent B2B technology survey of 455 US-based companies across nine vertical markets shows that is probably not where it is going to find its niche.

Qualcomm starts HMD accelerator programme
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Kickstarting VR 

Chipmaker Qualcomm has started an HMD accelerator programme to help VR device manufacturers develop premium standalone VR HMDs.