For Mobile Payments Companies, iOS Is A Much Bigger Revenue Opportunity

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Americans who make payments using their iOS devices in stores spend nearly double that spent by Android users making the same type of payments, according to a survey from The Yankee Group. Mobile proximity payments made with an iOS device … Continue reading

Report: By 2018 most sensors could be implanted

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Report: By 2018 most sensors could be implanted By: Aditi Pai | Jan 20, 2014     83   38   41 Tags: activity tracker | implanted sensors | iQ Intel | PSFK Labs | Wearable devices could make the transition from wristworn trackers in 2014 to … Continue reading

Nest Gives Google A Head Start On The Future Of Hardware

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CES may be finished for another year, but one of the biggest themes of the show — that anything (cars, watches, mirrors, tables, whatever) can be ‘hardware’ — is just taking off. And today’s news of Google buying Nest for … Continue reading

Who Gets Rich From Google Buying Nest? Kleiner Returns 20X On $20M, Shasta Nets ~$200M

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Google just bought Nest for $3.2 billion cash, and that means the startup’s early investors Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers and Shasta Ventures have struck it rich. Multiple sources say Kleiner invested $20 million in Nest and got a 20X return to … Continue reading

Dash’s Smart Driving App – A “Fitbit For Cars” – Arrives On Android

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Dash, a Techstars New York-backed startup that wants to be like a Fitbit for your car, has now launched. The product includes a combination of a hardware device and smartphone application which offers real-time feedback on your driving, trip logs, … Continue reading