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Hundreds of smart locks scuppered by flawed update

Hundreds of smart locks from supplier Lockstate were left unusable, or 'bricked', after a flawed wireless update was issued by the company. As customers flocked...

Bullguard researchers find serious flaws in smart home alarm

A team of researchers at security specialist Bullguard has identified a range of serious flaws in a connected burglar alarm. Security researchers at the...

Legal & General signs up to offer customers the Leakbot detector

Legal & General has become the third UK insurance provider to offer the LeakBot smart home device for detecting water leaks to its customers. It...

Solar-powered smart windows could save energy and power IoT devices

Scientists at Princeton University have created self-powered smart windows that control how much light is let into a building. The smart windows can control the...

IoT malware doubled in 2016, says report from Kaspersky

The amount of malware targeting IoT devices more than doubled in 2016, according to a report by IT security company Kaspersky. Researchers there set up...

Apple joins race for smart home supremacy with HomePod

Apple has upped the ante in the race for smart home supremacy with the launch of HomePod at its worldwide developers' conference in San...

Bullguard CEO: “A safer smart home shouldn’t be complicated.”

In an exclusive interview with Internet of Business, Bullguard CEO Paul Lipman discusses his smart home security vision for the company.  A few months back, Paul...

BullGuard Dojo: Bow to your IoT sensei

BullGuard has launched its Dojo smart home cybersecurity product. Billed as an enterprise-grade, consumer-level product, Dojo aims to lock down and protect IoT devices such as smart...

Neo Technology CEO: Smart homes won’t work without smart data

In a contributed article for Internet of Business, Emil Eifrem, CEO and co-founder of graph database company Neo Technology, presents his vision of how...

Smart home product manufacturers must target customers in different ways

Smart home consumers can be divided into seven segments, according to new research from market analyst firm Strategy Analytics.  Manufacturers selling smart home products to customers need...

Freshub’s recipe for data in the smart kitchen

As real-world smart kitchens start to emerge, smarter data management will be needed to keep tech-savvy cooks in fresh ingredients. Israel-headquartered Freshub describes itself as a smart kitchen commerce...

Customers unconvinced by insurance providers’ IoT ambitions

The majority of US insurance companies see a bright future ahead for themselves as homes increasingly become more ‘smart’. According to new research findings...