LONDON— A child playing in Bucheon, South Korea. The site takes advantage of the fact that camera users receive default passwords to get devices working— such as "1234." Many manufacturers also put default passwords online, Britain's Information Commissioner's Office said Thursday. The ICO is joining with its counterparts in the United States, China, Australia...» Read More
NEW YORK, Aug 4- Private equity firm GTCR LLC is looking to sell home security company Protection 1 for more than $1.5 billion and has tapped Morgan Stanley to assist with the effort, according to people familiar with the matter. Another buyout firm, Blackstone Group LP, acquired home security company Vivint Inc for more than $2 billion in 2012..
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 lightbulbs to use Thread, a new standard for devices to communicate on a network.
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.
The U.K. and U.S. governments spent millions stockpiling a flu drug that is no better than paracetamol, according to a new report.
Moves by Indonesia's President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to put his finance minister in charge of the central bank is leading to concerns that he may be seeking someone more malleable to run the state coffers in the run up to next year's elections.
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.