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Encryption for us, not for you: The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is researching ways to improve mobile encryption for federal users, even as the FBI continues to fight against encrypted data on...

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Anki’s inexpensive robot is crammed with smarts: Normally I wouldn’t expect much from a $ 250 robot, so I’m super impressed by the new Anki Vector. Aside from keeping the cute, emotion-based interactions...

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Securing the IoT: Internet of Things security spending is predicted to rise by about 30 percent a year through 2023 as the industry looks for some regulations, reports Cyber Security Hub. Possible regulatory...

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JBL Link View pre-orders begin: Following the recent release of Lenovo’s Smart Display, JBL now has its own Google Home entry, the Link View; pre-orders have begun at $ 249. The functionality is identical...

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You look like a criminal: Amazon.com’s facial recognition technology falsely flagged 28 U.S. lawmakers as criminals in a test run by the American Civil Liberties Union, The Guardian reports. Whoops!...

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Lenovo’s Smart Display arrives: At the January 2018 Consumer Electronics Show, Stacey and I were both wowed by Lenovo’s Smart Display. If a Google Home and an 8- or 10-inch touchscreen tablet went...

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Investing in hacking IoT: A startup in Israel has raised $ 12.5 million in investments to help governments hack the Internet of Things and other technologies, Forbes reports. What could go wrong? Toka...

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Don’t count Low-Power Wide-Area Networks out just yet: ABI Research suggests that EU telecoms will face increased competition pressures from unlicensed spectrum providers for machine-to-machine (M2M)...

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Why don’t we glue it in the road? A technology startup has patented a way to integrate broadband fiber to blacktop, reports Motherboard. The patented technique, inspired by dentistry, uses a blend of...