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Comcast's business services revenue surges in Q1;

Larry Dignan for Between the Lines: Comcast's business services revenue surges in Q1; Home automation, security shows promise. The cable and media giant is diversifying via small businesses and smart home businesses.

Smart Home and IoT: Growth, Consumer Trends

Research from Parks Associates shows that while familiarity with smart home products is still low, there is more and more interest from consumers to integrate connected products in the home.

Could Better IoT Standards Reduce Cybercriminal Activity?

The challenge for developers will be in building complex security structures that don’t hamper device usability.

Navigating Security Concerns in Smart Home Automation

A massive internet breach last October of the cloud-based internet performance management company Dyn left millions of homeowners open to hackers simply because their smart home devices were still using a standardized manufacturer’s password.

World of Holes: So, You’re Going to Solve the DDoS, Hacker Problem

The challenge is the individual things that are connected are targets for hackers, whackers and cyberthieves. Nothing worse than your thing(s) filled with malware or being held for ransom until you cough up a few hundred Bitcoins and hope there is such a thing as honor amon

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Smart business models for the connected home

Nick Ismail for Information Age: The era of the smart, connected home is here, and this technological trend will likely define business models for years to come

Protect your home with the best smart outdoor security cameras

Ben Keough, Reviewed.com: Security cameras aren't a new idea. For years, they’ve been watching you and recording your every move at shops, movie theaters, and public parks. But home security cameras have come a long way in the past few years, including those designed to b

Smart home product manufacturers must target customers in different ways

Rene Millman for Internet of Business: Smart home consumers can be divided into seven segments, according to new research from market analyst firm Strategy Analytics.

Research Points to Big Uptick in Smart Home Device Adoption, Awareness

Benchmark report from PlumChoice and Z-Wave Alliance shows consumers got ‘smarter’ in 2016, examines individual device interest

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PowerHouse Alliance Members Hit the Road with Dealer Events and a Jam-Packed Training Schedule for May

21st Century Distributing kicks off its Integration Innovation Roadshow in the Southeast, and the other distributor members prepare for a month of extensive AV trainings.

Digitalising UK retail

Retail computing specialist Distec has expanded the selection of commercial and retail products it offers by partnering with global digital signage expert AOPEN. The deal will see Distec become a distributor of AOPEN's range of digital signage products, including the Chromebase and Chromebox series of commercial computers. This partnership makes Distec the only UK-based distributor of AOPEN's commercial Chrome range.

RING DIALS NETSUITE TO FUEL GROWTH

Outdoor Home Security Innovator Leverages NetSuite to Scale Global Business Operations

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