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5 Steps the 'Smart' Home Industry Must Take to Develop a Consumer Market
Internet of Things

5 Steps the 'Smart' Home Industry Must Take to Develop a Consumer Market

Consumers are, so far, unmoved by the prospect of the hyper-connected home and won't be until the technology is as easily used as a smart phone.
Scott Ford
Samsung Reportedly Looking to Snatch Up Startup SmartThings For $200 Million
Technology

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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
This Tech Startup Wants to Revolutionize Your Home
Connected home

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.
Emily Price
How Google Is Taking Over Our Lives
Internet of Things

How Google Is Taking Over Our Lives

In the best possible ways, though. Right?
Jason Fell
Nest Opens Its Software Platform to Developers in Bid to Conquer the Connected Home
Internet of Things

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.
Geoff Weiss
Google-Owned Nest Buys Dropcam, a Home-Monitoring Startup, for $555 Million
Connected home

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.
Geoff Weiss
Meet the Man Leading the Connected-Home Revolution
Nest

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.
John Patrick Pullen
This Slick iBeacon Device Helps Retailers Push Deals to In-Store Shoppers
Technology

This Slick iBeacon Device Helps Retailers Push Deals to In-Store Shoppers

Thanks to the Internet of Things, shopping at brick-and-mortar stores just got a lot more personal. Here's how.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Google: In a Few Years, Ads Will Show Up on Refrigerators, Thermostats and Glasses
Internet of Things

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.
Catherine Clifford
New Breed of Products Aims to Improve Users' Lives
Product Development

New Breed of Products Aims to Improve Users' Lives

The definition of product design has expanded thanks to the likes of Nest and Jawbone.
Richard Schatzberger
Stop, Drop and Apologize: Nest Halts Sales of Smoke Alarm Over Serious Flaw
Technology

Stop, Drop and Apologize: Nest Halts Sales of Smoke Alarm Over Serious Flaw

The Google-owned startup has halted sales of its hand-gestured smoke alarm because -- oops -- it might not go off during a real fire.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
So Google's Hiring a Pokémon Master, Eh? The Best April Fools' Day Pranks of 2014
April Fools Day

So Google's Hiring a Pokémon Master, Eh? The Best April Fools' Day Pranks of 2014

From Google's 'Pokémon Masters' to Virgin's 'Cancun Afternoon,' a look at the most outrageous pranks we've seen so far.
Jason Fell
Start Preparing Your SEO for the 'Internet of Things'
Marketing

Start Preparing Your SEO for the 'Internet of Things'

Google's recent acquisition has big implications for search. It's time to get ready for the coming changes.
Jayson DeMers
Better Mornings: 7 Innovative Gadgets to Get You Going
Technology

Better Mornings: 7 Innovative Gadgets to Get You Going

A look at the latest tech tools to help you rise and shine, and be productive right from the start.
Kim Lachance Shandrow