SoftBank will provide winners with funding for prototype development, test marketing, and possible deployment through the tech giant's sales channels.
Line is dominating Asia, but how does CEO Takeshi Idezawa think they can push into the rest of the world?
A startup is applying some Apple-esque design principles to make this smart water fountain for cats more appealing both to kitties and to humans.
It’s not a controller, it’s not a hub, and it’s not just for notifications. But this startup thinks the ELLA Assistant is a helpful addition to any household.
The internet of things startup moves closer to production and launch.
The hardware vendor's smart home portfolio gets chubbier and chubbier.
How China's fast-growing smartphone maker works with Yeelink, a company that makes smart lightbulbs.
Last year, Mindhelix waved a magic wand and turned old smartphones into smart home security devices. It raised US$119,000 on crowdfunding platform Kickstarter f...
Mitsubishi Electric's smart home prototype feels like science fiction come alive, with a heavy emphasis on the internet of things and high-tech appliances.
Richard Hsu has been based in China for just over a decade and has seen some momentous changes in the tech industry in that time. He arrived in Beijing in 2004 ...
The sensors measure things like light, sound, temperature, and movement. They can then send signals to other smart gadgets around the home.
Lei's least sexy announcement at today's keynote was arguable his most important.
China’s Qihoo gets serious about mobile, throws $400M into joint venture with smartphone maker Coolpad
The Chinese firm best known for its anti-virus software is getting serious about building out a mobile ecosystem that includes hardware and software.
Chinese smartphone maker has invested RMB 1.27 billion (US$200 million) into home appliance manufacturer Midea Group for a 1.3 percent stake in the company.
Around seven million deaths in 2012 resulted from air pollution exposure. The home is not a shelter from all this.
The Ants smart webcam is one of many smart gadgets that Xiaomi has made after similar gadgets from fragmented companies got popular.
Meet T-Pai, the world's most luxurious doghouse. No, it doesn't exist yet. But its creators ask for your patience.
The five startups collectively netted US$28 million in funding from Intel's VC arm.