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Amazon’s Echo or the Google Home could be used to make or receive calls, people familiar with the matter said, a functionality that would give them further control over consumers’ digital lives at home.
The Wall Street Journal
Testing the products that promise a good night’s sleep.
The New Yorker
"Alexa, play my holiday playlist."
Most things don’t consistently work as it is. Trying to make them work together will create infinite iterations of failure. Here’s the dream: You walk up your front steps with your hands full, and …
The Royal Frontier
When everything is connected with software and services, consumers can get boxed in by what works with what.
Yet another way to track your run.
The logic board in the new MacBook hosts an Intel processor, yet is incredibly small - smaller, in fact, than the Raspberry Pi.
Your bags may still end up in the wrong place, but at least they can tell you where they are. They can also charge devices, play your music and more.
The New York Times
In the first documented attack of its kind, the Internet of Things has been used as part of an attack that sent out over 750,000 spam emails.
Hackers are threatening to out millions of users of Ashley Madison, the dating site for married cheaters
Alleged Airplane Hacker Also "Messed Around With The Space Station"
Feds Say That Banned Researcher Commandeered a Plane
Given Enough Money, All Bugs Are Shallow
Hacked French network exposed its own passwords during TV interview