Siemens' new iQ700 series connected appliances, on show at IFA, offers iOS connectivity in a high-end oven, steam oven and dishwasher.
The Finnish handset maker will pay about $2.2 billion for the half of Nokia Siemens Networks that it doesn't already own.
IFA is Europe's biggest gadget show, and as well as phones and tablets that means cool stuff for your kitchen.
Siemens adds iOS connectivity to a high-end oven, steam oven and dishwasher, with Android and more appliances to follow next year.
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The new series of smart appliances will use the Home Connect standard to sync up with users, and each other.
Network equipment maker's CEO tells reporters that the joint venture is looking to unload noncore units to focus on mobile network equipment.
Google and NASA have teamed up to bring interactive maps of Mars and our moon to the Internet. We're already picking out where our glass-domed vacation condo will be on the Red Planet when we visit in 30 years.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is probing Siemens' technology that may allow hackers to attack critical infrastructure, such as power plants.
The France-based aircraft maker believes there's a place in the market, not just the R&D lab, for the battery-powered two-seater it showed at the Farnborough airshow.
An in-ear gadget that doubles as a Bluetooth headset can be customized to your distinct hearing profile to amplify sound and drown out background noise.