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Newfield Exploration to Buy Chesapeake's Oklahoma Assets

The Woodlands, TX-based <b>Newfield Exploration Company</b> NFX has inked a definitive purchase and sale agreement with a subsidiary of Chesapeake Energy …

Oil & Gas Industry

Google is quietly making progress on one of its most jaw-dropping tech projects

The technology uses special radar sensors packed in a tiny chip to detect a person's physical movements (such as rubbing two fingers together), letting a person do things like turn the volume up on a radio without actually touching anything.<p>The recent news that Regina Dugan, the head of the …

Wear OS

Why Drones are the Ultimate Disruptive Technology

When is market disruption a good thing? When it creates opportunities beyond traditional markets, provides non-traditional solutions and simplifies …

EchoPixel’s breakthrough VR tech lets doctors look inside your body

Think of EchoPixel’s tech like InnerSpace but instead of actually minimizing scientists and shooting them into your body to find disease, the medical imaging startup lets doctors pinpoint problem areas from CT, MRI, and ultrasound scans using 3D glasses and a special display.<p>Most doctors view CT …

Virtual Reality

Triby Review: Alexa on your fridge

The elevator pitch for the Triby is actually a kitchen pitch. 1. Take everything you like about the Amazon Echo speaker (including voice activation) and stick it into a portable Bluetooth speaker. 2. Add some physical buttons for shortcuts to your favorite radio stations or Spotify playlists. 3. …

Smart Homes

2018 - That's When Elon Musk Wants To Send A Spacecraft To Mars

If Elon Musk has his way, we'll be on our way to Mars a lot sooner than NASA anticipates. As soon as 2018, according to the SpaceX Twitter account.<p>This would denote the very first date that the company has laid out in its ambitious plans to send a manned spacecraft to Mars.<p>Musk has long been a …

Space Exploration

SAM Labs raises $4.5M to turn kids into IoT-mavens

London-based SAM Labs just announced that it raised £3.2M ($4.5M) from a group of investors led by Imperial Innovations. In addition to the institutional investor specializing in commercial spin-outs from academic institutions, the round was padded out with smart money from a number of angels …

Internet of Things

Investor's Business Daily | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis - IBD

Stock Markets

Our Focus List

Best Marijuana Stocks to keep focused on, This is our Focus List<p>On this page you will find a list of companies that in our opinion have long term …

Biotechnology

How to Invest in Nasdaq-Traded Marijuana Stocks and Private Pot Companies

Thinly-traded OTC companies are no longer one of the main options for investors as opportunities to invest in the growing cannabis industry.<p>The legal …

Cannabis

Should You Invest In Marijuana Stocks?

Shutterstock photo<p>Let me start off by saying that today's essay is not for everyone. But as Chief Investment Strategist for <i>Game-Changing Stocks</i> , …

Clean Energy

Nokia acquires French digital health company Withings for €170 million

Nokia this morning announced plans to acquire Withings, a connected health product maker based in France, in a transaction that values the company at …

Europe’s Tado raises another $23M to grow smart thermostat and AC control business

Munich-based Tado, maker of smart thermostat and AC control products, has raised another $23 million for further international expansion. The new investment is led by Inven Capital, the venture capital arm of the Čez Group, a multinational energy conglomerate based in the Czech Republic. It’s the …

Home Automation

Hover, a self-flying camera drone, lands $25M for better aerial shots

Have you ever tried to capture close-up video of yourself or others with a traditional drone? It’s nearly impossible.<p>To solve this problem China-based Zero Zero Robotics has raised $25M to build Hover, a small self-flying drone. The funding is composed mainly of a $23M Series A round from IDG, and …

Drones

The Hover Camera, a selfie stick with wings, lands $25 million in funding

Preorders for the tiny drone won't start until the summer, though, and challenges remain.<p>The Hover Camera may look like the skeleton of an old VHS tape, but its carbon-fiber casing unfolds to reveal a tiny drone capable of offering a high-quality aerial close-up.<p>Like Lily before it, the idea of the …

Drones

Pivotal Spinoff SnappyData Scores $3.65 Million to Staff Up

Pivotal, the spinoff of EMC and VMware, now has a spinoff of its own. And that spinoff, SnappyData, now has $3.65 million in Series A funding from …

Dell EMC

Startup That Provides Home Solar Loans Raises Big Cash

(Reuters) – Solar Mosaic, a former crowdfunding startup that reinvented itself as a provider of home solar loans, said on Wednesday it had secured …

Solar Power

Vivint lands $100m investment from Peter Thiel and Solamere Capital

Vivint’s smart home systems are about to get a bit smarter. The home automation and security company just nabbed $100m co-led by tech investor Peter Thiel and strategic investment firm Solamere Capital. This influx in capital will be used for Vivint’s growth and research and development of products.<p>…

Home Automation