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Sarah Murry is a Web editor at Broadcom. She crosses the "t's" and dots the "i's" for Broadcom.com and Broadcom's corporate blogs. She earned her reporter chops covering technology, business and trade, with a bit of the luxe life on the side. She’s written for the Orange County Business Journal, Bloomberg News, The Los Angeles Times, Newport Beach Magazine and Coast. She holds degrees in Journalism and International Relations.

New Consortium: Faster, More Cost-Effective Ethernet Possible at 25 / 50 Gbps

Have a cursory look around the consumer technology landscape and this much is evident: Everything is moving to the cloud.

The cloud is home to data in the form of photos, videos, software applications, books, music and e-commerce, financial transactions – and that is just the tip of the iceberg. This massive amount of data—7.7 zettabytes by the end of 2017, according to Cisco— is constantly being collected, computed, stored and called up from any device anywhere, by consumers

Broadcom Enables Next-Gen Smartwatches to Get Armed with Wi-Fi

Consumers have come to expect peak performance from whatever connected device they are toting — a demand that’s trickling down to smartwatches.

The next generation of smartwatches — the most promising devices to emerge in the wearables category — are predicted to have similar functionality as their smartphone sidekicks.

Wi-Fi opens up a whole range of use cases that would enable consumers to get more functionality out of their smartwatches, with new possibilities for listening to music, tracking health and …

Video Demo: 5G WiFi Enables Real-Time Sports Location Tracking

We’ve been talking about the everyday use cases for indoor location technology — but Broadcom is leveraging its expertise in Wi-Fi and GPS to take location technology to the next level.

Industry watchers have long been heralding the benefits of location-based services, most of them a boon to mobile advertisers and shoppers. Yet for all of its utility, the uptick in adoption of such technologies has been slow due, in part, to the costs of implementation and privacy concerns.

Broadcom’s …

WICED™ Now Supports HomeKit

When consumers bring new devices into their homes — perhaps a thermostat or lighting controller — the set-up process can make or break the experience. They want a device that can be brought onboard their home, and securely connected with other devices — without a lot of headache.

That vision is being realized with Apple’s new HomeKit Accessory Protocol. In iOS 8, Apple introduces HomeKit, a new framework that delivers a common protocol for simple set up and communication with …

Broadcom’s 5G WiFi Behind Meru’s Winning Wi-Fi Access Point Test

We’ve talked up the benefits of 802.11ac Wi-Fi — which Broadcom calls 5G WiFi — for some of the most-anticipated smartphones and tablets to hit the market. Consumers are also starting to see how 11ac is improving their home networks, too, with 5G WiFi-powered routers.

But many don’t know that this faster, longer-range flavor of wireless connectivity is being rolled out at enterprises, college campuses, hospitals and airports via local hubs called Wi-Fi access points (AP), which ensure that …

Vijay Nagarajan in The Beacon: Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ ac: One Year in, Much to Celebrate

Editor’s Note: Broadcom experts often weigh in on popular topics on industry sites around the Web. Below is a reprint of a story that appeared in the Wi-Fi Alliance’s blog The Beacon, in which Vijay Nagarajan, Director of Product Marketing for Broadcom Corporation’s Wireless Connectivity Group, talks about the anniversary of 802.11ac being certified by the Wi-Fi Alliance.

From The Beacon:

One thing worth celebrating this month—in the high-tech industry, that is—is the one-year anniversary of  Wi-Fi …

Reinier van der Lee in Re/Code: “Cut the Cord for Good”

Editor’s Note: Broadcom experts often weigh in on popular topics on industry sites around the Web. Below is a reprint of a story that appeared in Re/Code, in which Reinier van der Lee, Director of Product Marketing at Broadcom, talks about the future of wireless charging.

From Re/Code:

The Internet of Things looms as possibly the most disruptive shift in technology since the creation of the Internet itself. Analysts estimate that up to 30 billion devices will …

Big Week for a Little Computer: Raspberry Pi Gets a Royal Reception; 3 Million Sold

The Raspberry Pi microcomputer got a royal reception last week by none other than Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II.

Broadcom technical director and Raspberry Pi co-creator Eben Upton showcased the Raspberry Pi among the UK’s most promising technologies at the U.K. Tech Reception. The event was held at Buckingham Palace, where the Queen turned out to learn about homegrown innovations like the $25 Pi.

The team from the Raspberry Pi Foundation, a Cambridge, U.K.-based group that aims to …

Greg Fischer in ECN Magazine: “The Answer to the Internet of Things Spectrum Crunch”

Editor’s Note: Broadcom experts often weigh in on popular topics on industry sites around the Web. Below is a reprint of a story that appeared in ECN Magazine, in which Greg Fischer, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Broadband Carrier Access at Broadcom talks about the role small cells will play in how wireless networks enable the “Internet of Things”.

From ECN Magazine:

Recently, the technology industry has been abuzz with talk about the Internet of Things (IoT), …

World Cup Brazil: The Beautiful Game in Beautiful Ultra High Definition

For TV-watching soccer fans of the “beautiful game” in Brazil — the World Cup runneth over.

That means for millions of soccer fans, it doesn’t get any better than 64 soccer games packed into a single month in your home country.

But what if they could watch the final nail-biting matches gorgeously rendered in up to 8 million pixels?

Thanks to a partnership between Broadcom, Elemental and Brazil’s Globosat, they can.

Broadcom said today it’s set to enable satellite …

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