Tag Archives: Internet of Things

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Do You Trust Internet-Connected Appliances Enough To Let Them Run Your Home?

The idea that household appliances need Internet-connected capabilities has always seemed over the top. Take the example of Samsung’s infamous “smart fridge.”... more

Written By: | Posted: 02/3/14

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A Tile or Two to Keep Tabs on Things for the Absent-Minded

Some of us are more prone to misplacing items than others, but we’ve probably all lost something small and important at some point. Never fear - a more connected,... more

Written By: | Posted: 02/1/14

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The Humble Toothbrush Gets an Internet Makeover

The Internet of Things appears to be expanding out from the poles of industrial machinery and everyday household items. Among the latter category, we can now count smart... more

Written By: | Posted: 01/21/14

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The Future of Search and the Internet of Everything According to Google’s Scott Huffman

In a recent interview, Google engineering director, Scott Huffman, shared his vision of the future—a future when interacting with technology will be more like having a... more

Written By: | Posted: 12/31/13

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Ma Bell Dives Into Home Automation With Digital Life Package

The surest way to persuade a luddite that the Internet of Things is a good thing is to explain that home lighting and appliances will connect to his or her smartphone,... more

Written By: | Posted: 12/11/13

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General Electric Expands Internet of Things to More Industrial Equipment

The Internet of Things — a network that connects devices, from sneakers to massive industrial oil- and gas-drilling equipment, and runs the information they provide... more

Written By: | Posted: 10/10/13

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Intel Unveils Tiny, Low-Power Quark Chip For Internet of Things

Intel recently announced their newest line of chips, dubbed Quark, are a fifth the size and consume a tenth the power of Atom, their smallest low-power chip to date.... more

Written By: | Posted: 09/23/13

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Amazon’s New Home Automation Storefront Offers Smart Locks, Light Bulbs, and Thermostats

Amazon’s latest dedicated storefront channels a well-worn idea—the fully automated home! The idea, common in optimistic 20th century visions of the future from the... more

Written By: | Posted: 09/16/13

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