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Botched firmware update bricks some LS6i home smart locks

BOTCHED FIRMWARE UPDATE BRICKS SOME LS6I HOME SMART LOCKS

Smart locks are great, and they've made their way onto a variety of homes. Vacation home owners use them to grant guests access to...

Airbnb ‘Smart Locks' Bricked By Bad Firmware Update

AIRBNB ‘SMART LOCKS' BRICKED BY BAD FIRMWARE UPDATE

Smart lock company Lockstate mistakenly sent a firmware update out to a set of "smart locks" that should never have received it, bricking...

 
 
 
Here's what to make of Snap's drone play

HERE'S WHAT TO MAKE OF SNAP'S DRONE PLAY

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Anker Eufy Genie undercuts Echo Dot for low-cost Alexa

ANKER EUFY GENIE UNDERCUTS ECHO DOT FOR LOW-COST ALEXA

If you're looking to break into the world of smart home IoT, a lot of people would recommend Amazon's Echo speaker, which is home to...

 
 
 
Google Home Users Will Soon Be Able To Stream Deezer

GOOGLE HOME USERS WILL SOON BE ABLE TO STREAM DEEZER

If music streaming is your thing, there are a ton of options available in the market today. However if you're after a streaming service...

Amazon might keep all drone delivery efforts in house

AMAZON MIGHT KEEP ALL DRONE DELIVERY EFFORTS IN HOUSE

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Arduino Narrow Band Internet Of Things BLE Gateway And Soil Sensor

ARDUINO NARROW BAND INTERNET OF THINGS BLE GATEWAY AND SOIL SENSOR

A new Kickstarter campaign has been launched this week by Richard Seymour to raise the funds he requires to create a NB-IoT BLE Gateway...

Dallas IoT Software Maker Prodea Acquires California Rival Arrayent

DALLAS IOT SOFTWARE MAKER PRODEA ACQUIRES CALIFORNIA RIVAL ARRAYENT

Dallas -Prodea Systems, a suburban Dallas maker of Internet-connected software, has acquired a California-based competitor, Arrayent....

 
 
 
Facebook smart speaker with 15in display may take on Echo Show

FACEBOOK SMART SPEAKER WITH 15IN DISPLAY MAY TAKE ON ECHO SHOW

Facebook is getting into the smart speaker market, according to sources, and it is developing a model that will take on Amazon's Echo...

 
 
 
 
 
 
Seattle Tech Delegation Heads to Japan, Seeking A.I. Business

SEATTLE TECH DELEGATION HEADS TO JAPAN, SEEKING A.I. BUSINESS

Eleven Seattle-area tech companies are heading to Japan this week, carrying with them this region's credentials in artificial intelligence...

Bevi Slurps $16.5M to Bring “Smart Water Cooler” to More Offices

BEVI SLURPS $16.5M TO BRING “SMART WATER COOLER” TO MORE OFFICES

Add high-tech, healthy beverage dispensers to the list of trendy office perks. About three years ago, Boston-based startup Bevi launched...

 
 
 
Next-Gen Amazon Echo Could Be More Like Apple's HomePod

NEXT-GEN AMAZON ECHO COULD BE MORE LIKE APPLE'S HOMEPOD

It probably goes without saying that Amazon led the way and kicked off the trend of smart speakers with their Echo series of devices....

Amazon's Strategy is Clearly Outlined in Prime Day Offers

AMAZON'S STRATEGY IS CLEARLY OUTLINED IN PRIME DAY OFFERS

Gaining momentum and building its reputation as the summer version of Black Friday, this year's Amazon Prime Day is expanding to about...

 
 
 
Smart Home Speaker Alerts Police To Domestic Assault

SMART HOME SPEAKER ALERTS POLICE TO DOMESTIC ASSAULT

These days smart speakers are gaining in popularity, which we guess had a lot to do with Amazon's Echo series of devices that helped...

Cisco and TomTom navigate toward traffic service of the future

CISCO AND TOMTOM NAVIGATE TOWARD TRAFFIC SERVICE OF THE FUTURE

TomTom and Cisco are to work together on new technology to provide a traffic service capable of supporting autonomous driving, and...

 
 
 
Nokia and Xiaomi partner with new patent agreement

NOKIA AND XIAOMI PARTNER WITH NEW PATENT AGREEMENT

Nokia has signed a major contract deal with global smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi. The contract involves both corporations signing...

Xiaomi & Nokia look to IoT, VR and AR partnership to revive their respective fortunes

XIAOMI & NOKIA LOOK TO IOT, VR AND AR PARTNERSHIP TO REVIVE THEIR RESPECTIVE FORTUNES

Xiaomi and Nokia have today announced a partnership designed to revive the flagging fortunes of both companies. The two companies have...