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Samsung Buys Kickstarter-Funded Internet Of Things Startup

jfruh (300774) writes | about a month and a half ago

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jfruh (300774) writes "In September of 2012, SmartThings took to Kickstarter with the promise of delivering an "Internet of things" package to backers, including a hub device that would control various home gadgets via the user's smartphone. They aimed to raise $250,000. They got $1.2 million. And now they've been bought by Samsung for a reported $200 million, as the South Korean electronics market tries to get a foothold into this emerging market."
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