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  • Meural raises $5 million and brings Canvas to over 100 stores

    Meural raises $5 million and brings Canvas to over 100 stores

    Digital art technology company Meural has raised a $5 million Series A round of funding, led by Corigin Ventures and with participation from Netgear, Resolute Venture Partners and assorted angels. The $5 million in fresh funds accompanies the news that Meural will now be distributing its Canvas in retail stores across the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Germany, France and the Netherlands. Read More

  • Dear auto entrepreneurs, please think outside the gearbox Crunch Network

    Dear auto entrepreneurs, please think outside the gearbox

    With Tesla’s growing popularity, Uber’s continued global expansion, incessant rumors of Apple’s entry into transit, the ascent of drones, Google’s exploration of self-driving cars and the billion-dollar sale of Cruise Automation to GM, the transport sector has never looked hotter for aspiring entrepreneurs. Read More

  • Microsoft and Lowe’s are bringing HoloLens to home improvement stores

    Microsoft and Lowe’s are bringing HoloLens to home improvement stores

    Microsoft and Lowe’s today announced a pilot project that will bring Microsoft’s HoloLens augmented reality visor to a select number of Lowe’s home improvement stores. Using HoloLens, Lowe’s plans to give shoppers the ability to see different design options for their kitchens, countertops, appliances, etc. without having to actually assemble them. Lowe’s will… Read More

  • Home Improvement Network Porch Extends Its Partnership With Lowe’s To All U.S. Stores

    Home Improvement Network Porch Extends Its Partnership With Lowe’s To All U.S. Stores

    Porch.com is one of the most interesting startups in the real estate field right now. It aggregates historical home improvement data about millions of U.S. homes, which allows it to tell you information about who the most popular contractors in your neighborhood are or even — in partnership with Realtor.com — what kind of work a previous owner did on the house you want to buy. Read More

  • Porch.com Scores Big Win With Lowe’s Partnership

    Porch.com Scores Big Win With Lowe’s Partnership

    Finding the right professional for home improvement projects isn’t exactly easy and most homeowners are pretty anxious about who gets to work on their homes. That’s why Angie’s List can charge for its service, for example. Many homeowners, however, also ask for recommendations in the stores they shop at already. Porch.com, a four-month-old startup that aggregates data about… Read More

  • The Future Is Going Retail: Nest Thermostat Now Selling At Lowe’s

    The Future Is Going Retail: Nest Thermostat Now Selling At Lowe’s

    Nest and Lowe’s have teamed up to sell the Nest “learning thermostat” at 500 Lowe’s stores throughout the country, a first for a major bit of high-tech geekery. This is Nest’s first retail partner and effectively legitimizes the hype around what many called a shiny wall bauble. Read More

  • Lowe’s Invests In 42,000 iPhones To Improve Your Shopping Experience

    Lowe’s Invests In 42,000 iPhones To Improve Your Shopping Experience

    Take it from a former retail drone: trying to give customers a good shopping experience can be tough when you have to jostle with other employees for open computers. In-store networks are slow, and more often than not, the computers are even slower. It’s enough of a process that a once free-flowing conversation can dry up into an awkward silence while the computer struggles to find… Read More