Consumer Electronics

BlackBerry Ltd.

BlackBerry sues exec who resigned for Apple

Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd sued former executive vice-president Sebastien Marineau-Mes for breach of contract when he resigned to transfer to Apple in a case where the court ruled in favor of BlackBerry.

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Dell Inc

Dell adds US-based analytics firm StatSoft

Texas, US-based PC giant Dell added Tulsa, Oklahoma-based analytics and data visualization software firm StatSoft for an undisclosed sum to beef up its software portfolio.

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Dell Inc

Dell adds US-based analytics firm StatSoft

Texas, US-based PC giant Dell added Tulsa, Oklahoma-based analytics and data visualization software firm StatSoft for an undisclosed sum to beef up its software portfolio.

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Lenovo Group Ltd

Lenovo to continue acquiring companies to drive growth

After its recent purchases of Motorola Mobility and IBM's server business, Chinese personal computer (PC) maker Lenovo said that it will continue its string of acquisitions to drive its growth.

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iPhone 5C

Apple starts selling the 8GB iPhone 5C in Europe

Cupertino, US-based electronics giant Apple started selling the 8GB version of iPhone 5C in Apple stores in the UK at £40 less than the original cost to make up for the low sales of the said device.

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Google Glass

Predictive tech is growing but it comes with risks

As predictive technology and the rise of wearable technology grows, concerns also abound about their use and the privacy and related issues that they bring, VentureBeat reported.

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Nokia Refocus

Nokia Refocus app now available for all Lumia smartphones

Helsinki, Finland-based smartphone giant Nokia now made the Nokia Refocus app available to all Lumia smartphones to allow users to take refocusable photos using their phones.

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SiNode

Energy Foundry invests seed funds to SiNode

SiNode, a company that is working on prolonging the energy storage capacity of batteries and improving their charging rate, has secured seed funding from Energy Foundry, TechCrunch reported.

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Samsung Electronics

Samsung files patent to let users unlock screen with a doodle

South Korean electronics giant Samsung filed a patent on September 2012 for a new method that lets users unlock the screen and activate apps and certain commands using a doodle.

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Customer testing iPhone 5C in China

Active smartphone users in China went over 700 million last year

Analytics company Umeng said the number of active smartphone users in China has surpassed the 700 million mark as of the end of 2013, TechCrunch reported.

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Green Throttle Games

Google to venture into set top business with Green Throttle acquisition

Search giant Google is reportedly venturing into the set top business with its recent acquisition of Santa Clara, US-based mobile game and hardware developer Green Throttle Games for an undisclosed amount.

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Apple Inc

Apple enhances Loyalty Program with deeper discounts, more items

Apple's Loyalty Program for its bulk-buying clients have just been made better with deeper discounts and the addition of iPhones and Apple TV, TechCrunch reported.

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Fin

India-based RHL Vision Technologies crowdfunds $200K for wearable device Fin

RHL Vision Technologies, an India-based startup, was able to raise $200,000 through the crowdfunding site Indiegogo with 1,600 people pre-ordering their wearable device called Fin, The Times of India reported.

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Lighter Capital

Lighter Capital provides $1M growth funding to CloudBilt, Resident Research and SalesReach Software

CloudBilt, Resident Research and SalesReach Software obtained a combined $1 million growth financing from Lighter Capital, a provider of revenue-based financing, a statement about the funding said.

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Man Looking at iPhone

PM David Cameron pledges funding for research on Internet of things in UK

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has committed more funds to finance research in the field of Internet of things and a grant for startups focused on the space, VentureBeat reported.

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