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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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It’s been quite a week for the tech sector. Some vendors are betting the farm to catch up or just to find a niche in the Internet of Things. Others are smirking as they see a return on earlier IoT...

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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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Without a doubt, this will be a busy week for the Internet Society in Latin America and the Caribbean!  In addition to the 11th LACIGF, we will be holding discussions on gender and youth, as well as a...

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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...