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Intelligent speaker vendors forced to patch up AI-enabled voice assistants after devices shown to be vulnerable to Blueborne virus.  Back in September, we reported how researchers at IT security company...

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A serious vulnerability affecting billions of IoT devices also put Amazon Echo and Google Home users at risk. The vulnerability, known as BlueBorne, was discovered by IoT security company Armis and found...

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Digital assistants are great, except when they aren’t. This week, for example, a software glitch recorded everything people said when doing their reviews of the new Google Home Mini. Yes, everything...

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Perhaps it was only a matter of time, but rumours indicate Google is preparing to launch a competitor to the Amazon Echo Show. TechCrunch reports hearing from multiple sources that Google is building...

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Surely this has happened to you or to someone you know: You put your phone down at home, walk away and a few minutes later, you’re wondering where you left it. There are a number of services, apps,...

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If you’re on social media, you’re probably experiencing an online echo chamber. You’re seeing content and opinions primarily posted by friends and by the media outlets you follow. Like a real-world...

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In March, Arkansas police ordered Amazon to hand over data from one of its smart home devices as part of a murder investigation. In a separate incident, it looks as though Alexa acted ahead of time by...

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This week on the Internet of Things Podcast… After a week with the Amazon Echo Show I realize that I have no friends–on that device at least. In addition to my review of the Show, Kevin shares...

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We are closer to having autonomous homes, with advances in video, compute, and data processing capabilities being added to consumer products. This week marks the general availability of the Amazon Echo...