Samsung buys SmartThings home automation company

SmartThings has announced that the home automation company has been purchased by Samsung.

The Phone whisperer: using sound to charge mobile phones

According to Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), it may be possible to charge your smartphone with sound.

SMS audio headphones: did Intel just buy into an irrelevant brand?

At CES this year Intel showed off a set of headphones that could measure your heartbeat. Now, it is taking them to rapper 50 Cent (Curtis Jackson).

Even more tech weirdness

As an editor in the technology sector you get to see a lot of cool new things and some silly things. Here are a few more from days gone past.

The Churchill Club and The Future of the Connected Car

I attended an interesting panel at The Churchill Club this week on the coming connected/self-driving Car with executives from NVIDIA, Mercedes Benz, Nissan and a subject matter expert talking about the future.

Game playing fish racks up 1.5 million Twitch views

A fish playing Pokémon Red has racked up more than one and a half million views on Twitch.