News of Note—Google, Broadcom, Actility and more

news of note

Here are some other stories we're following today:

> A number of users are reporting difficulties controlling their Philips Hue light bulbs via Google Home. Android Police article

> Security researcher Nitay Artenstein demonstrated at the Black Hat conference a proof-of-concept attack code that exploited a vulnerability in Wi-Fi chips manufactured by Broadcom. Ars Technica article

> LPWAN provider Actility plans to launch an IoT network as part of the Chinese government's plan for a "new Silk Road." Mobile Europe article

> Global SIM card shipments are expected to hit over 5.8 million in 2020, according to ABI Research. Release