The largest buys of tech’s Big Five: a look at M&A deals

In startup land, the mandate is to get bought, go public or die trying. And, as far as getting bought goes, one of tech’s Big Five could be a desirable acquirer.

Puerto Rico turns to tech and entrepreneurialism to revitalize the economy

Puerto Rico is steeped in more than $70 billion of debt that has been accruing for the better part of a decade. As part of its new economic development plan, Puerto Rican officials are looking to tech

Honeywell’s new HomeKit and Alexa compatible smart thermostat runs $149

Honeywell’s been doing its thing for well over a century now, with its thermostatic roots stretching back even further to the 19th century days of coal heating. The company’s connected thermostat

Tony Fadell Says Nest Has 100 Patents Granted, 200 Filed, And 200 More Ready To File

Many in the <a href="">tech world and Washington</a> have railed against the encroaching and limiting effec

Nest Buys Protection: Licenses Patents From Intellectual Ventures To Fight Honeywell, Others

This morning, intelligent thermostat company Nest struck a patent licensing deal with notorious patent hoarder Intellectual Ventures. There are a variety of reasons for the deal but the primary purpos

Honeywell Fires Back At Nest In Patent Infringement Case, Denies All Accusations

The last time the Honeywell-Nest legal scuffle appeared on our radar, upstart Nest had just lawyered up (with Apple's former Chief Patent Counsel no less) and <a href="

Honeywell Files Patent Lawsuit Against Smart Thermostat Developer Nest

Conglomerate Honeywell, which develops thermostats, has <a href="

Honeywell gets into the monster LCD market, the 82-inch Altura emerges

Sharp, Samsung, and NEC have shown off huge, 82-inch LCDs but Honeywell might beat those gigantic sets to the market with their own 300-pound beast. Actually, the American company isn’t the on

Honeywell's HDMI-to-Cat5 converter: Eat the rich

If you’re remodeling the beach house this year, do be sure to pick up these HDMI-to-Cat5 converters. Essentially, they allow you to keep a electronics room somewhere in the house and then connec