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Smart speaker market 2.5 times bigger than 2017, says report

Analyst firm Canalys expects the smart speaker market to approach an installed base of 100 million devices by the end of this year, making...

US-China trade war could hit transport, smart home sectors Friday

Friday's likely escalation of the US-China trade dispute into a full-scale financial war will damage the US tech, IoT, and connected transport sectors, says...

Google smart home products leak location data

Research has shown that Google's two most popular smart home products are leaking precise location data, revealing their whereabouts. Craig Young, a researcher at security...

ForgotDoor: Singapore routers gave full access to IoT hackers

ForgotDoor vulnerability caused by open ports. A vulnerability affecting hundreds of routers in Singapore could have given hackers complete access to connected devices. According to a...

Devices: Google leads in smart speakers, Apple in wearables

Apple and Google have reported positive Q1 sales figures for wearables and smart speakers, respectively. The news is particularly good for Google: sales of the...

Foobot air quality monitor aims to beat asthma in smart homes

NEWSBYTE With governments around the world focused on reducing pollution levels and improving air quality in cities, one startup is looking to take that...

Israeli hackers breach baby monitors, smart homes in 30 minutes

NEWSBYTE: Researchers at Ben Gurion University in Israel have found that a variety of off-the-shelf smart home devices, including security cameras, doorbells, and baby...

Smart fridges to come out of cold in $342 billion boom

Increasing interest in the Internet of Things (IoT) could drive smart appliance revenues to over $342 billion worldwide, claims a new report. When analysts started...

UK government proposes IoT security and device labelling scheme

The UK government has proposed an IoT device labelling scheme to ensure that consumers are aware of a product’s security features at the point...

Privacy: Radar sensors build 3D pictures without cameras

Tel Aviv startup Vayyar Imaging is developing radar sensing for residential and commercial environments. The technology can accurately build a picture of 3D spaces in...

Kerching! Amazon pays $1 billion for a doorbell. Smart idea?

Amazon has bolstered its smart home offering with the acquisition of Ring, a California-based maker of video doorbells and security cameras, in a deal thought to...

Alexa beware! New smart home tests reveal serious privacy flaws

Amazon Echo among devices from Netatmos, D-Link, Nokia, and Sonos found to raise privacy or security concerns. One device so insecure the vendor was...
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