SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 14- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will buy SmartThings, a startup backed by PayPal co-founder Max Levchin that helps connect household devices, one of its largest U.S.-startup acquisitions to date.» Read More
SAN FRANCISCO, July 15- Google Inc's Nest Labs on Tuesday unveiled an industry group to encourage makers of smart home gadgets like locks and light bulbs to use Thread, a new standard for devices to communicate on a network.
*Google, Apple lead; Nokia, TomTom face make-or-break moment. Chip-makers or tech giants such as Infineon and Google are among a variety of companies involved in the rapid development and testing of intelligent cars from those that drive themselves to those allowing a driver to use mobile phone apps through the dashboard.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 1- Microsoft Corp has joined Qualcomm Inc and other technology companies in a bid to establish standard ways for household devices like light bulbs and thermostats to talk to each other.
MANILA, July 2- Sweating under their hard hats, renowned Polish architect David Libeskind and interior designers from Italy's Armani trooped to a construction site in sweltering, downtown Manila, to perform the ground breaking for a new tower in the Philippine capital.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 23- Nest, the Google Inc- owned maker of smart thermostats and other home automation products, will allow other companies to create apps that communicate with its devices. Nest said that it was working with companies including washer-dryer maker Whirlpool Corp and automatic garage door opener company Chamberlain.
May 28- By December, Holly Ellis and Brendan Spiegel had nailed down most of the details of their upcoming July wedding by signing a contract that would take care of just about everything- from food to flowers to music.
NEW YORK, April 9- When Jessica Yingling and Christopher Mahoney get married this May, they will be footing the bill for their wedding. Yingling and Mahoney, who live in San Diego and are getting married in Chicago, are among a growing number of couples over 30 who pay for their own weddings because they can afford it and want to keep control of the process.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 3- Nest Labs Inc, the maker of smart thermostats that Google Inc acquired for $3.2 billion, called a halt to all sales of its smoke alarms on Thursday after it discovered a possible defect that could cause users to turn it off unintentionally.
For the price of a Super Bowl ticket, you could end up with a top-of-the-line set that'll last several NFL seasons.
Payday loans cost the U.S. economy nearly $1 billion and thousands of jobs in 2011, while borrowers often face bankruptcy, according to a new report.
You can now get a taxi in the Big Apple using an app, and you'll soon be able to pay for your ride with a smartphone.
Being socially and environmentally responsible does not have to be achieved at the expense of profits. In Mayorga Coffee's case, focusing on sustainability has been a competitive advantage.
Taiwan's columbaria products and funeral services provider Lung Yen Life Service, which recently invested $40 million to set up a subsidiary in China, has an analyst bullish on its future earning prospects.