Chicago, US-based startup WebCurfew created a device that helps parents monitor and control their children's online usage through an on/off switch for individual devices from their home's router.
Eric Schmidt, the Executive Chairman of search giant Google, has warned that technological advances could eliminate a wide variety of jobs, the Financial Times reported.
Parents think their children actually learn more from watching television than using education apps on their mobile gadgets, according to data gathered by New York-based research firm The Joan Ganz Cooney Center.
Zepp Labs Inc, a startup based in Los Gatos, California, closed its Series B round with $15 million to develop wearable technology to enable sports enthusiasts to step up their game.
Tokyo, Japan-based multinational imaging and electronics company Ricoh has entered an agreement to acquire Massachusetts, US-based IT services provider mindSHIFT Technologies Inc from Best Buy Co Inc for an undisclosed amount.
Smartphone pioneer BlackBerry Ltd announced its intention to divest most of its real estate holdings in Canada through sale-leaseback and vacant asset sales in an effort to turnaround its fortunes.
Google, Apple and other tech firms in Silicon Valley will be charged $1 each time their commuter shuttles will utilize the city's bus stops, Reuters reported.
While venture capital funding for healthcare influenced by information technology or HIT is more pronounced in the US, venture capitalists are also showing interest in the niche in India, The Hindu Business Line reported.
San Francisco, California-based firm HiddenRadio launched another crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to add new features to HiddenRadio 2, its second model of impressively-designed $119 Bluetooth speaker.
Madrid, Spain-based Wi-Fi sharing company Fon nabbed $14 from broadband chip maker Qualcomm Ventures to develop a new device that enables users to share music and broadband signals.
Los Angeles, US-based startup BEZALEL launched a crowdfunding campaign via Kickstarter to raise $35,000 for the development a portable wireless charger for smart devices called ARK.
Brussels, Belgium-based chemical firm Solvay SA offered to buy Pennsylvania, US-based conductive polymer maker Plextronics Inc in a $32.6-million deal amid a Chapter 11 filing by the latter.
Michael Abrash, virtual reality researcher at Washington-based gaming firm Valve, said he expects amazing and consumer-friendly virtual reality products to be on launched on the market within two years.
As Nintendo's sales of Wii U flopped, Japanese video game machines maker Nintendo Co is under pressure to think about abandoning its hardware operations, Bloomberg reported.
Hewlett-Packard has said it has already arrived at decisions on how to go about solving shareholders' securities fraud claims for the writedown it took on its Autonomy Plc acquisition, Reuters reported.