Samsung Buys Startup SmartThings to Battle Google

Aug. 15 (Bloomberg) -- Samsung which is competing with Google and Apple to gain a foothold in home automation, is acquiring SmartThings, a startup that makes makes mobile applications to remotely control devices in houses. Betty Liu reports on “This Versus That” on “In The Loop.” (Source: Bloomberg)

EU Official Seeks U.S. Reassurance on Privacy Shield
03:32 - European Commission Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Vera Jourova discusses the accord to protect Europeans from digital surveillance by U.S. security services and how it may be affected by the new administration of President Trump. She speaks with Cory Johnson on “Bloomberg Technology.” (Source: Bloomberg)
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