Ex-Mozilla Team Unveils “Sense,” An Intelligent, Secure Hub For The Smart Home

 With the emerging ecosystem of connected devices – often dubbed the “Internet of Things” – consumers are rightly worried about the security and privacy implications associated with always-on hardware in their homes that listen, watch, observe and then store data in the cloud. Today, a company called Silk Labs, co-founded by former Mozilla CTO Andreas Gal, Read more about Ex-Mozilla Team Unveils “Sense,” An Intelligent, Secure Hub For The Smart Home[…]

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After Two Years In Stealth, Smart Lock Maker Latch Talks Funding, Features

 On the surface, the smart lock space can seem pretty crowded already, with names like Lockitron and August and Kisi apparently in play for several years. But New York based Latch contends it’s mostly still noise. Aka a lot of crowdfunding campaigns, and a lot less actual product delivery. Read More Source: New Tech Read more about After Two Years In Stealth, Smart Lock Maker Latch Talks Funding, Features[…]

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Starry Internet Is Aereo Founder Chet Kanojia’s Latest Salvo In The War On ISPs

 With all the startups using the internet to transform traditional industries, it’s a bit of a wonder why no one has taken on the internet itself. Broadband service is an expensive business to run, with steadily increasing rates thanks to our growing need for binge-worthy video content. Pardon the cliché, but nothing has ever sounded Read more about Starry Internet Is Aereo Founder Chet Kanojia’s Latest Salvo In The War On ISPs[…]

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Watch Microsoft Venture’s London Accelerator Right Here

 TechCrunch is pleased to host the live video stream of the Microsoft Ventures London Accelerator demo day. Watch the presentations right here starting at 3:30p GMT on January 27th. The event is private so this live stream is the only way for the general public to watch the event. Ten companies will take the stage Read more about Watch Microsoft Venture’s London Accelerator Right Here[…]

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New Year, Two New Jobs For Ex-Twitter CEO Dick Costolo…

 Former Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, who stepped away from the big blue bird last June, has a new health and fitness platform startup in the works, focused on motivating people to make lifestyle improvements by drawing on the expertise of a range of “wellness professionals” to provide inspiring guidance. Read More Source: New Tech Read more about New Year, Two New Jobs For Ex-Twitter CEO Dick Costolo…[…]

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C-Way Is An Apple Watch For Kids

 While wandering the Eureka Park floor at CES, we ran into C-Way, a cool French startup that is making GPS-enabled smart watches for kids. So what exactly does a smart watch for kids do? Well first off, it helps parents keep track of their kid’s location. By embedding a GPS sensor in the device, parents can open Read more about C-Way Is An Apple Watch For Kids[…]

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Endless Has Built A $79 PC For The Offline World

 There are affordable computers, there are cheap computers and then there’s the Endless Mini, which is available for as little as $79. “Everybody in the world deserves the option to have a computer,” said Endless CEO and Chief of Product Matt Dalio. In other words, Endless is building Linux-based computers for people who have never owned a Read more about Endless Has Built A $79 PC For The Offline World[…]

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SmartThings And Samsung Team Up To Make Your TV A Smart Home Hub

 Samsung and SmartThings are buddying up to introduce Samsung’s latest line of Smart TVs, complete with SmartThings platform integration so folks can use their TVs as an interface to control the home. There is no shortage of internet-connected devices out there, from standard security systems and smart lighting systems all the way to the connected Read more about SmartThings And Samsung Team Up To Make Your TV A Smart Home Hub[…]

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RoboFisher Will Let You Fish In Even The Harshest Of Storms

 Blow, blow, thou winter wind, thou art not so unkind as man’s inability to fish in thee! In northern, colder climes, fish, as we all know, tend to freeze right in place and take nutrients in through their skin because they have their pores open all the time. But what if you want to go Read more about RoboFisher Will Let You Fish In Even The Harshest Of Storms[…]

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