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Want a Piece of the $33B-and-Growing 'Internet-of-Things' Market?
Internet of Things

Want a Piece of the $33B-and-Growing 'Internet-of-Things' Market?

Executives from crowdfunding site Indiegogo and a connected-home product company share five tips for success.
Kate Drane and Jason Domangue
Move Over DNA, Your Wearable Data Could Soon Be Used in the Courtroom
Wearable Tech

Move Over DNA, Your Wearable Data Could Soon Be Used in the Courtroom

A Canadian personal injury case making use of a plaintiff's Fitbit data could set a global precedent.
Nina Zipkin
Baggage Blues No More: A Smart Suitcase Raises $1 Million on Indiegogo
IndieGoGo

Baggage Blues No More: A Smart Suitcase Raises $1 Million on Indiegogo

A team of engineers, entrepreneurs, and industrial designers are working to reinvent the suitcase.
Catherine Clifford
Going Gangster: Samsung Reports Sustainability Efforts in Rap Video
Sustainability

Going Gangster: Samsung Reports Sustainability Efforts in Rap Video

'Here we go, one scheme/Samsung to the rescue/Put wings to your dreams/ Everyone just listen.'
Geoff Weiss
Obama's Immigration Plan Offers Some Relief, Risk for Tech Sector
Hiring

Obama's Immigration Plan Offers Some Relief, Risk for Tech Sector

Modest changes to make it easier for technology companies to retain high-skilled workers frustrated by long and unpredictable waits for green cards.
What Consumers Want -- and Don't Want -- From the Internet of Things (Infographic)
Infographics

What Consumers Want -- and Don't Want -- From the Internet of Things (Infographic)

As more and more connected smart devices pour into the market, here's what we hope for and dread.
Carly Okyle
From Grand Theft Auto to Halo, Hot Video Games to Shine This Holiday Season
Video Games

From Grand Theft Auto to Halo, Hot Video Games to Shine This Holiday Season

New consoles are great, but the real fun usually doesn't start until a year or so after when new games hit store shelves.
What the 'Internet of Things' Means for Enterprising Entrepreneurs
Big Data

What the 'Internet of Things' Means for Enterprising Entrepreneurs

Harnessing data will make possible a new wave of products and services for customers.
Dan T Pickett
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The Future of Google Glass Is Looking a Little Cloudy
Wearable Tech

The Future of Google Glass Is Looking a Little Cloudy

Many developers and early Glass users are losing interest in the much-hyped, $1,500 test version of the product.
Justice Department Is Using Planes to Gather Data Cell Phone Data on Americans
Privacy concerns

Justice Department Is Using Planes to Gather Data Cell Phone Data on Americans

It is reportedly using using fake communications towers on airplanes to collect data from thousands of mobile devices.
U.S. FTC Asking Apple About Health Data Protection
Privacy concerns

U.S. FTC Asking Apple About Health Data Protection

The commission is seeking assurances from Apple that it will prevent people's private health data from being used without their consent.
Big Data Has the Potential to Transform Health Care
Big Data

Big Data Has the Potential to Transform Health Care

If the vast amount of health data collected by every source from insurance records to exercise apps is pooled, analytics can help create a much healthier society.
Stefan Groschupf
BlackBerry Recruits Major Partners in New Mobile Solutions Push
Mobile

BlackBerry Recruits Major Partners in New Mobile Solutions Push

The company unveiled its new mobile-device management and security platform, and hopes new wide-ranging partnerships will bolster its capabilities.