Sphero acquires LittleBits and eyes international growth

[ad_1] Combined, Sphero and LittleBits have sold more than $500 million in robots and electronics. They’ve reached over six million students globally. And with this acquisition, Sphero now has over 140 patents in robotics, electronics, software and IoT. This isn’t the first time Sphero has branched out beyond robotics. Last year, it acquired Specdrums, and […]

Tencent Q2 earnings beat estimates on gaming growth

[ad_1] China Internet giant Tencent Holdings’ Q2 earnings beat estimates Chinese internet giant Tencent said Wednesday its net profit jumped 35 percent in the second quarter, as the company continued to wriggle out of Beijing’s crackdown on online gaming and build mobile game growth. Shenzhen-based Tencent said net profit was 24.1 billion yuan ($3.5 billion) […]

Growth of wind energy points to future challenges, promise

[ad_1] The growth in wind energy solutions, with larger, more efficient wind turbines over the decades. Credit: Fraunhofer IWES Advances in adapting the technology for cold climates and offshore use and better methods for predicting wind conditions have fanned significant growth of the use of wind turbines for electricity in the last 40 years. A […]