Internet of Things

Internet of Things

Researchers warn smart home appliances could be used to attack power grids

Ian Muttoo/FlickrWhen you invite a connected device into your home, you may also be opening your doors to hackers who may want to use your internet connected appliance to...

Munich Re buys IoT middleware startup, relayr, in deal worth $300M

Berlin based Internet of Things (IoT) startup relayr, whose middleware platform is geared towards helping industrial companies unlock data insights from their existing machinery and production line kit by linking...

Court rules warrants are needed for cops to access smart electrical meter data

You can tell a lot about what’s going on in a home from how much electricity it’s using — especially when that information is collected every few minutes and recorded...

You can now access Amazons Alexa on Windows 10 and Microsofts Cortana on an...

The Alexa-Cortana crossover was first announced at Microsoft Build and is now available to the public in the US only.

Amazon Alexa Away Mode skill aims to use goofy audio to scare off burglars

The new skill for the Amazon Echo range of devices is called 'Away Mode' and it aims to keep burglars at bay by playing goofy conversations....

Arm acquires data management service Treasure Data to bolster its IoT platform

Arm, the semiconductor firm you probably still remember as ARM, today announced that it has acquired Treasure Data, a data management platform for large enterprise customers. The companies didn’t announce...

Siemens acquires low-code platform Mendix for $700M

Siemens, the giant German technology company, today announced that it has acquired Mendix, the popular low-code application development platform, for €0.6 billion (or about $700 million). Mendix, which was...

New Amazon Echo Dot could come with revamped design, larger speakers

The third generation Amazon Echo will reportedly come with side-mounted speakers and a refreshed design.Amazon is...

ANGLR raises $3.3 million to create a Fitbit for fishing

ANGLR, a tracking system for fisherpersons, has raised a $3.3 million Series A to add AR and wearables to their already impressive package of fishing trip management and devices to...

Smart home devices are being used in domestic abuse, report finds

A disturbing new trend leverages smart devices as tools of abuse, with some ill-intentioned people using their smartphones in order to remotely control smart home gadgets, and wreak emotional havoc...

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