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Samsung CES 2015 Keynote: Live From Las Vegas

<b>By: Ryan Mac and Aaron Tilley</b><p>Forbes is live from Las Vegas where Samsung is about to take the stage at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show for the company’s keynote address. The focus of today’s talk from Samsung Electronics CEO Boo-Keun Yoon will be the current buzzphrase “Internet of Things” and …

Avi-on - Avi-on Labs

See the Avi-on Difference<p>Avi-on Bluetooth® lighting control products offer a professional grade implementation of Bluetooth® with Mesh—the latest …

Raspberry Pi Model A+ : l'ordinateur miniature encore plus petit et à 20 dollars

<b>Le Raspberry Pi devient encore plus accessible et s'ouvre à de nouveaux horizons, au sens figuré comme au sens propre. La fondation a effectivement</b> …

In Smart Home, Retrofit May Be The Next Big Thing

When you look around at many of the smart home systems coming to market, most require what is called in the business tech world a ”fork lift upgrade”, meaning you have to throw out your old hardware and replace it with new gear in order to get the advantages of new technology.<p>Take the Nest Protect …

Prizm, le music player connecté et intelligent

Prizm, le premier lecteur audio intelligent :<p><b>Prizm</b> est une streaming box qui permet de connecter et rendre intelligente son installation audio …

How 5-Minute Phone Calls Could Make You Rich

Why would we, when we could text or email and deal with our friends and families at our convenience (it got lost in my inbox!)?<p>Well, finds Thomas Corley, maybe we should do it because it could make us rich.<p>Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals," spent …

What makes an entrepreneur – luck or skill?

There is a saying that it is better to be lucky than good, but is this true for entrepreneurs? I am interested in a related question: why do some …

Fi Growth Map

Here’s What Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Thinks Apple And Google Do Best

At a recent event on its Redmond campus, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella detailed his views on what Google and Apple do best.<p>His comments, as the chief executive of the company worth less than Apple, but more than Google, are notable. For context, in his thus-short tenure at Microsoft , Nadella has …

Apple HomeKit-Enabled Chips Have Started Shipping To Smart Home Device Makers

The infrastructure behind Apple's smart home plans is being pieced together right now.<p>At Apple’s developers conference in June, Apple announced its program for hooking up smart home devices seamlessly in iOS with Bluetooth and Wifi. But in order for device makers to get on board, they have to go …

The Sectors Where the Internet of Things Really Matters

The Internet of Things is emerging as the third wave in the development of the internet. While the fixed internet that grew up in the 1990s connected 1 billion users via PCs, and the mobile internet of the 2000s connected 2 billion users via smartphones (on its way to 6 billion), the IoT is …

Telefónica dives into the consumer internet of things with Thinking Things “ambient” pack

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Telefónica has launched a modular internet of things platform called Thinking Things, which consists of stackable modules for a …

Are You Ready For The Internet Of Everything?

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a term used to describe an environment in which billions of objects, such as mechanical devices, refrigerators, washers, air conditioners and even industrial production machines, can sense, predict, communicate and share information with each other automatically. …

Ex-Tesla and NASA Engineers Make a Light Bulb That's Smarter Than You

Sometime in early 2013, one of the delivery operations engineers at Tesla leaned back in his chair and took a look around the Silicon Valley office. “It was a sunny day, and I looked up and I thought, ‘Why are these lights on with full power, when full sunlight is coming through the window?’” says …

Home Automation

The Problem With Designing For Smart Homes

<i>Henrik Holen is the CEO and co-founder of Viva Labs, a next-generation smart home platform for ISPs, cable companies and utilities.</i><p>Want to make a bazillion dollars? Build a dishwasher that empties itself.<p>These days, it’s easy to mock many of the smart products that appear on the market, but a …