IT Startups

Internet of Things? Samsung Is the One to Watch

Internet of Things? Samsung Is the One to Watch

Trying to understand how the Internet of Things (IoT) will become a managed grid of endpoints, sensors and devices -- and data that's ready for analytics? Check out Samsung ARTIK and SIGFOX for clues.

Google Ventures Funds Database That Won't Die; 8 Other Deals to Watch

Google Ventures Funds Database That Won't Die; 8 Other Deals to Watch

Google Ventures has invested in a database startup that claims it can survive datacenter outages. That venture capital deal -- and eight others -- attracted our attention. Take a look.

Struggling to Innovate? Set a Firm Deadline

Struggling to Innovate? Set a Firm Deadline

The phone conversations started early today. Amy Katz and I were discussing some of our latest R&D efforts. We agree on vision. But we're going back and forth on execution, chipping away at some key decision points that worry us. Just how much innovation is enough? Fortunately, firm deadlines will provide the answer.