Tag Archives: Internet of Things

Pokemon Go maker Niantic catches $200 million – CNET

Pokemon Go maker Niantic has caught itself $200 million in funding. Niantic The maker of Pokemon Go, the hit augmented-related game about catching cute little monsters, has made a catch of its own: lots of dollars.Niantic confirmed a Wall Street Journal report Friday that it's raised a whopping $200 million Series B funding round led…
Read more

Thanksgiving sets record for online sales – CNET

Was this you while your turkey was cooking? Alina Bradford Further confirming the notion that Black Friday may not actually be the start of the holiday shopping season, Thanksgiving Day sales this year jumped by more than 18 percent from last year.US consumers spent a record $2.87 billion at online retailers Thursday, according to Adobe…
Read more

SNES Classic on sale at Best Buy for brave Saturday shoppers – CNET

It could be yours, for $79.99, if you're willing to work for it on Saturday. Andrew Hoyle/CNET Here's a tip for all of you chomping at the bit for the hard-to-get Super NES Classic, first launched in September.The retro Nintendo gaming console will be available at Best Buy brick-and-mortar stores on Saturday when doors open at…
Read more

CNET UK podcast 532: Tesla's bonkers new ride and UK's commitment to tech – CNET

Tesla Tesla unveiled its new Roadster, which can do 0-60mph in an astonishing 1.9 seconds. Drew Stearne joins the show to explain why this is both monumentally exciting and utterly terrifying at the same time. Drew and Andy also discuss Tesla's new all-electric truck. Also on the chat menu this episode is Andy's personal verdict on…
Read more