NEST CEO Tries to Allay Fears About Data Usage

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After the big news that NEST, the smart thermostat maker, was being acquired by Google, Internet dwellers looked at the over $3 billion dollar price tag and immediately begin discussing the potential of what Google would do with the data that NEST products would provide. To say this illustrates the skeptical age about privacy we […]

Wearables: What is the Case for This Next Big Thing?

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Happy New Year. 2014 is here and as it begins we also are supposed to begin this new year with a new trend called wearable computing. That runs side by side with the Age of Context and the Internet of Things. All fed by a growing use of sensors to record data and deliver context, […]

With the Rise of Malware, Your Dumb Home May Be Safer Than a Smart Home

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With the allure of simplifying your life by connecting your home to the Internet–with things like smart appliances, digital door locks, remotely accessible security cameras, and the ability to monitor and shut off your water or electricity from anywhere there is Internet connectivity–users should consider the unintended consequences of hacking. As consumers begin eyeing adding […]