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  • Apple Issues Fix For Smart Locks Issue
    A reported security flaw in Apple’s HomeKit has been repaired, according to Apple. The bug had reportedly allowed outside parties to potentially gain access to smart locks and other connected ...
  • IoT Spending On Track To Pass $1 Trillion
    Worldwide spending on the Internet of Things is moving from the billions to more than $1 trillion. IoT spending this year will hit $674 billion and then grow 14% a ...
  • Smart TV Seen As Dominant In-Home Smart Hub
    Consumers are finding plenty of devices to interact with in their homes these days. Despite the proliferation of devices ranging from smart speakers and virtual reality headsets, the smart VT ...
  • Customer Experiences Meet The Machines
    The machines are coming, and more businesses plan to tap them in hopes of improving customer experiences. Customer experience improvements are part of the digital transformations underway in many businesses ...
  • Google CEO Says AI Will Eclipse Mobile
    Artificial intelligence is becoming serious business and Google seems to get that. The CEO sees a shift coming from mobile first to AI first. ...
  • Smart Suitcases Grounded By Airlines
    Suitcases may be morphing into smart devices, allowing travelers to track them along their trip. However, they may not be smart enough to get by the airlines. Both American and ...
  • Brooks Brothers Taps Amazon Alexa
    Amazon’s Alexa is expanding into business. Now Brooks Brothers is putting the AI device to work for internal uses, such as for conference room meetings. ...
  • VR, AR Revenue Forecast: $79 Billion In 4 Years
    It may be slow in coming, but money from virtual and augmented reality is on the way. In the short term, consumer VR leads, but augmented reality is on track ...
  • Smart Headphone Market Heading To $2 Billion
    Headphones used to be relatively simple. Though varying by size or type, headphones essentially were used by consumers to listen to music. That was before they were smart. Smart headphones ...
  • Consumers Want Wearables For Health, Fitness Info
    For various reasons, the wearables market has been growing rather steadily over the last several years. There was the novelty of seeing how many steps or miles you have walked, ...
  • 26 Million Wearables Shipped; Apple Closing On Fitbit
    The number of wearable devices in the market continues to grow with consumers leaning toward those that are smarter. The number of devices shipped in the third quarter increased 7% ...
  • Smart Speakers Hot For Holiday Shoppers
    'Tis the season for the smart speaker. Over the last weekend, Amazon reported that its Echo Dot and Fire TV Stick with Alexa remote were the best-selling products in any ...
  • Mercedes Plans More Drone Deliveries After Succesful Tests
    After a successful test of drone deliveries, Mercedes-Benz plans more deliveries for next year. The automaker said it completed 100 product drop-offs without a hitch. ...
  • Google AI Can Tell If Someone Is Looking At Your Phone
    Google researchers have found another application for facial identification. They now have a feature in the labs that can detect if another person is looking at a person’s phone, like ...
  • Voice Devices Top Amazon Weekend Sales
    As might be expected, Amazon sold a lot of things over the Black Friday weekend. Heading the list of items sold were voice devices, with the Echo Dot and Amazon ...
  • 285 Million Hearable Devices On The Way
    Part of the wearables market is morphing into a hearables market. Ever since Apple, Google and more smartphone makers started ditching the audio jack in a move to wireless audio, ...
  • Robot Picks Up Grocery Items, Then Scans, Bags Them
    Robots are being developed for plenty of things, most notably for doing repetitive tasks. A new on in the works can pick up groceries at checkout, hold them up for ...
  • Office Depot Brings Back 'Elf Yourself' AR
    Some fun things around the holidays have legs. Now the jolly elf featured by Office Depot is back, with full augmented reality features to people can elf themselves or someone ...
  • Virtual Reality On The Rise; Sony Tops Oculus, HTC
    Serious virtual reality is getting more serious. Many consumers are familiar with virtual reality that uses a smartphone, such as Samsung's Gear VR or Google's Daydream View. While those headsets ...
  • New Rules Set To Control Drones In UK
    Drones are on the way to the mass market in the U.K. and now new rules are coming to manage them. Police would have the power to seize drones believed ...
  • Walmart Taps VR To Train Employees For Black Friday
    Another use for virtual reality has been cropping up in the form of employee training. Now Walmart is used VR to show its employees what Black Friday could look like, ...
  • Another Smart Speaker Hits The Market
    Another smart speaker is hitting the market, this one from Chinese powerhouse Baidu. The device also features Baidu’s work on artificial intelligence. ...
  • Amazon Creates Limited Edition Red Echo
    The smart speakers from Amazon keep coming. Now there’s a limited edition Echo, with fabric coverings. The red one is a limited edition production. ...
  • ElfYourself Back For The Holidays, Now With Augmented Reality
    The elves are back for the holidays and this year they're bringing a bit of augmented reality along with them. The annual ElfYourself app update from Office Depot dips a ...
  • Chatbots Enter The Coupon Market
    The old coupon is getting a new technology. Enter the coupon chatbot. A new forecast suggests that chatbots offer significant potential in terms of loyalty as well as through the ...
  • Waymo Takes Big Lead In Self-Driving Car Patents; GM, Ford Follow
    While Uber and Volvo made noise with their joint deal on self-driving cars this week, neither is tearing up the track when it comes to patents for autonomous vehicles. Earlier ...
  • Uber Buying 24,000 Self-Driving Cars From Volvo
    Uber is moving ahead with self-driving cars in a big way. Volvo just announced that it will be selling tens of thousands of autonomous driving compatible cars to the ride-sharing ...
  • Apple Delays HomePod Smart Speaker
    Anyone hoping to get a new Apple HomePod speaker this Christmas is about to get disappointed. The smart speaker launch was just postponed from December until early next year. ...
  • Flying Car For Single Passenger Shown
    Self-driving cars may seem like so yesterday. Chinese powerhouse Huawei has created a prototype of a flying car, essentially a drone built for one passenger. No word on when it ...
  • Jaguar Land Rover Moves Ahead With Driverless Cars
    Self-driving cars are being tested all over the planet. Now Jaguar Land Rover is testing its version on British roads. The computer-controlled vehicles already are on the road. ...