Nest Labs is looking to take over your home. From its “learning” thermostat” to the smart smoke and carbon monoxide detector, the company has been fas(...)

 €199  About a year ago, Nest bought Dropcam, a US-based company that made wifi streaming cameras. Now the company is bringing a new (...)

Spotify is adding short video clips from partners that include the BBC and NBC to a revamped music platform

Spotify has launched a big push into video and podcasts, announcing content deals with providers ranging from sport channel ESPN to youth-oriented bra(...)

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Check it out: Daimler’s F 015 driverless-car concept revealed at last month’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas

They are often cast as the dinosaurs, outdated companies left behind by the great disruption playing out across the worldwide motor industry.But estab(...)

Footballer Rio Ferdinand: “People have a perception of who you are through the image that’s painted of you through the media . . . so Twitter allows me to present a real version of myself.” Photograph: Reuters

In the pantheon of technological luminaries gracing the stages of this year’s Web Summit, imparting wisdom and insight about the wide-ranging role of (...)

 Tony Fadell of Nest  on the centre stage at today’s Web Summit 2:03

Nest, the connected-home device company purchased by Google for $3.2 billion earlier in January, this morning announced a major deal with Electric (...)

Is “sexy thermostat” an oxymoron? Up until Nest Labs got its hands on the temperature-control device perhaps. The smart-homes company has reinv(...)

Desperate Housewives actress and angel investor Eva Longoria, who has been confirmed as a speaker at this year’s Web Summit. Photo: Bloomberg

Desperate Housewives actress Eva Longoria, supermodel Lily Cole and Oscar winning visual effects specialist Tim Webber have been confirmed as speak(...)

Google Nest’s products include a self-learning, smartphone-controlled thermostat that learns your movements and adjusts temperature accordingly. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Google’s Nest Labs on Tuesday unveiled an industry group to encourage makers of smart home gadgets like locks and light bulbs to use Thread, a new sta(...)