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Ikea is bringing a pop-up vertical farm to London

Lisa Bowman for Metro.co.uk: Researchers from the SPACE10 lab at the Lokal pop-up want to show the general public that delicious, fresh food can be grown right in your home, using a hydroponics farming system.

Life of Luxury or Potential Security Hack?: The Truth About Voice-Recognition Software in Your Home

You may not prevent every kind of threat, but even these cursory safeguards will do a lot to keep your data—and your private life—for intended audiences only.

Powerwall Type Batteries

There are many reasons to purchase a battery system for the home or business, starting with natural disasters, but a battery system, tied into a solar system, will maximize self-consumption of solar power, reduce grid costs, increase the resiliency of electricity, and take a

Amazon has 76% smart home speaker U.S. market share as Echo unit sales reach 15M, new study finds

Taylor Sopper for GeekWire: Amazon first entered the smart home speaker scene two years ago with its original Echo device; it now also sells different models like the $49.99 Echo Dot, which accounts for more than 50 percent of Echo products in the wild, CIRP noted.

Road Show: Small Screen Viewing is Becoming a Very, Very Big Deal

The first thing you discover at IBC is that TV isn’t dead. It has just morphed into a dizzying array of ultra-confusing solutions … that’s right, everyone has the answer.

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Just Add Power Honors Powerful Leadership at CEDIA 2017

Top Performers Took Home Representative of the Year, Distributor of Year, and Outstanding Support, Performance and Service Awards

CEDIA Expands Availability of Certification Globally

CEDIA® has announced that CEDIA Certification exams will now be available through Kryterion Global Testing Solutions, which has more than 1,000 testing centres worldwide.

MONI Smart Security Will Offer Professional Monitoring For Nest Secure Exclusively At Launch

Offering will drive greater penetration into $80 billion connected home market

Ring Video Doorbell helps over 100,000 UK homeowners prevent doorstep crime

Smart home security device has led to approximately 100 police arrests of doorstep criminals and provides peace of mind to residents

Amazon, Centrica, Deutsche Telekom, and Philips to keynote at 12th-annual CONNECTIONS™ Europe: IoT and the Connected Consumer

Unit sales of standalone IP cameras in Western Europe to reach 10.76 million by 2021

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