Philips Lighting joins $7 million round for smart building sensor maker PointGrab
Israel’s PointGrab has raised $7 million in funding for its sensors for smart buildings. The investors include lighting company Philips Lighting; Mitsubishi UFJ Capital Co. (MUCAP), a venture capital arm of Japan’s largest financial group; and existing investors ABB Technology Ventures (ATV).
Israeli chip design startup Sckipio raises funding from Intel Capital
SIsraeli chip design startup Sckipio — which is trying to deliver fast Internet bandwidth to the masses — has raised a new round of funding from Intel Capital, the investment arm of the world’s biggest chip maker.
Why the quantum dot is the hottest TV tech going
If you’ve been paying attention to the market for TVs over the last few months, and especially during CES this week, you’ve been hearing a lot about 4K and 8K. But the real action today, and going forward, is in quantum dots. Known alternately as QDots or nanocrystals, quantum dots are the foundation behind what is expected to be one of the biggest sea changes in the television market over the next few years.