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The Snapdragon Wear 1100 from Qualcomm targets wearables markets such as connected kid and elderly watches, fitness trackers, and wearables. Image: WeBandz

New Chips Give Linux a Hand in Wearables

Aside from the Tizen-based Samsung Gear S2, and a dozen or so Android-based Android Wear watches, Linux has been something of a no-show in the smartwatch market. Most lower-end watches skip the overhead of Linux in favor of simpler RTOS-based devices running on MCUs. Yet Linux got a boost into...
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Qualcomm Security Flaw Impacts Android Devices, Project APIs

The issue can result in information leaks and local privilege escalation -- and it may be impossible to patch all vulnerable devices. A security flaw affecting Android devices using Qualcomm chips leading to information disclosure and device manipulation has been revealed by researchers. The...
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