Why did SmartThings sell to Samsung?
from The Verge
It was just two years ago that home-automation company SmartThings began life as a Kickstarter project. Yesterday, Samsung scooped it up for a reported $200 million — a sign of how valuable big...... more »
Electrolux In Talks to Acquire GE Appliances
from APPLIANCE Magazine
Electrolux confirmed today that it is in discussions that could result in its acquisition of GE's appliances business. Electrolux said no agreement has yet been...... more »
High-Tech Cooking: Why Sous Vide is Heating Up
Imagine perfectly cooked steaks and tender salmon with no culinary training — just place the food in plastic and forget it. But can sous vide cookers really become the next must-have kitchen...... more »
IoT Security Threats Are Already Happening
from IT Business Edge
The general assumption is that the Internet of Things (IoT) will present some pretty heavy security challenges . The short version: If...... more »
Final Day for Dealerscope's Most Influential Buyers Entries
Dealerscope Influential Buyers   Have your say in selecting who Dealerscope should recognize in our October issue, in our first annual section profiling the industry’s Most Influential Buyers of the Year. Wednesday is the final day for submissions.... more »
3D Printing: First Steps on the Path to Mainstream
Will Walker of Formlabs   3D Printing is still in its infancy but marketers are already predicting a mainstream demand for 3D printers and 3D-printed products. As 3D printing becomes integrated into both physical and online sales spaces, the industry potential becomes clearer.
Current... more »
Nationwide’s PrimeTime! Plays Music City
Nwide0814_Team.JPG   Around 950 member companies and over 4,000 attendees made the trek to Nashville this week for the Nationwide Marketing Group’s PrimeTime! Conference. Once there, they were entertained by the likes of top-tier music talent (including performances at the Grand Ole... more »