Connected home The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Connected home en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:00:00 GMT What Americans Want From a 'Smart' Home (Infographic) People generally have three main objectives in mind when considering having a 'smart' home, according to Lowe's. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:00:00 GMT Jason Fell Samsung Snaps Up Smart-Home Startup SmartThings The deal reportedly closed for about $200 million. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 13:24:00 GMT Jason Fell The Internet of Things May See Huge Growth, So Companies Want in Now More devices are expected to be connected at the end of the decade. Router-maker Belkin recently launched a new product line to get an early start. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:00:00 GMT Sarah Austin Samsung Reportedly Looking to Snatch Up Startup SmartThings For $200 Million Watch out, Nest. If the rumors are true, the South Korean electronics giant could soon take a bite out of the sizzling home-automation market with the purchase of SmartThings. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:39:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow This Tech Startup Wants to Revolutionize Your Home Vivint's new 'Sky' system learns how you interact with your home to make it a smarter place. It's not just automation, but smart automation. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 18:15:00 GMT Emily Price How Google Is Taking Over Our Lives In the best possible ways, though. Right? Thu, 26 Jun 2014 13:15:00 GMT Jason Fell Nest Opens Its Software Platform to Developers in Bid to Conquer the Connected Home Consumers will now be able to control their Whirlpool washers and dryers, Mercedes-Benz vehicles and Logitech remote controls through Nest's operating system. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 16:24:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Google-Owned Nest Buys Dropcam, a Home-Monitoring Startup, for $555 Million The deal signals that the connected home industry is rife with potential and gaining tremendous steam. Mon, 23 Jun 2014 16:19:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Meet the Man Leading the Connected-Home Revolution Former Apple exec Matt Rogers co-founded Nest, a smart-home product company that went from a garage startup to a $3.2 billion business. Mon, 26 May 2014 16:00:00 GMT John Patrick Pullen Google: In a Few Years, Ads Will Show Up on Refrigerators, Thermostats and Glasses As more aspects of our lives become connected to the Internet, the tech giant Google says that the definition of what is considered a 'mobile' ad is going to evolve. Wed, 21 May 2014 15:50:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Someone New Wants to Chat With You: Your Refrigerator Customers in South Korea can now purchase LG's smart fridges, ovens and washing machines equipped with a social messaging system called HomeChat. Wed, 07 May 2014 18:04:00 GMT Nina Zipkin Samsung's Bluetooth-Only 'Smart Bulb' Is a Bit Dim Better late than never. Kind of. The Korean electronics maker's dull-ish inaugural connected lightbulb doesn't exactly turn us on. Thu, 27 Mar 2014 15:37:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow This Is What the Internet Will Look Like in 2025 As the World Wide Web celebrates its 25th birthday, here are some predictions about its future. Tue, 11 Mar 2014 21:20:00 GMT Laura Entis The Internet of Things: New Threats Emerge in a Connected World Most consumers are now very aware that their computer could be targeted with malware. There is also growing awareness that the new generation of smartphones are also vulnerable to attack. However, few people are aware of the threat to other devices. Wed, 05 Mar 2014 13:00:00 GMT Symantec Passwords You Swallow, Sharks That Tweet and 90-MPH Cheeseburgers A roundup of the 10 most interesting new technologies that make us scratch our heads and say, 'What the heck?' Wed, 19 Feb 2014 12:00:00 GMT Jason Fell Get This: A Smart Toilet That Aims to Correct Poor Posture, and Even Detect Pregnancy and Disease With this tool, a trip to the loo could get even more personal in the future. Tue, 11 Feb 2014 15:00:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow 8 Ways the 'Internet of Things' Will Impact Your Everyday Life From scheduling oil changes to monitoring you baby's health, new sensors will make your life easier to track in the next few years. Fri, 24 Jan 2014 15:30:00 GMT Puneet Mehta Uh, Did Your Refrigerator Just Send Me an Internet Virus? Security firm outlines a recent cyber attack using internet-connected household devices. Fri, 17 Jan 2014 16:13:00 GMT Jason Fell The Real Reason Why Google Bought Nest for $3.2 Billion Here's a hint: It has to do with things people do 'twice a day.' Tue, 14 Jan 2014 15:37:00 GMT Nicholas Carlson Google to Acquire Connected-Home Startup Nest for $3.2 Billion The tech giant expects its deal to buy popular smart-thermostat maker will close in the next few months. Mon, 13 Jan 2014 22:55:00 GMT Jason Fell