Caroline Cakebread for Business Insider: Consumers are uneasy about being watched, listened to, or tracked by devices they place in their homes, consulting firm Deloitte found in a new survey it released Wednesday.
Lauren Thomas for CNBC: On Tuesday, the home improvement retailer unveiled plans to launch so-called stores within its stores, in a partnership with b8ta, to sell and educate shoppers on smart home products.
"August Home strengthens our residential smart door strategy with complementary smart locks, expansion into video doorbells and comprehensive solutions for home delivery,"
Gadgets 360: Vulnerabilities in WPA2, a protocol used by nearly all modern Wi-Fi devices, leaves all Wi-Fi devices at risk of being snooped upon, a security researcher revealed on Monday.
Simon Davies for Tech.Co: This indoor drone is just one of the latest developments in the smart home security world, which is increasingly blurring the lines between the real world and Hollywood Sci-Fi.
Matthew Boyle for Bloomberg: By 2020, 45 million Americans will be caring for 117 million seniors. The retailer offers a $29 monthly monitoring service using internet-connected gear.
Nick Statt for The Verge: Nest is getting serious about home security with an entirely new product family it's calling Nest Secure. Announced at a hardware event in San Francisco, Nest detailed a new modular system that is designed to make home security more modern and simple.
Global Home Automation Market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 12.4% reaching $72.78 billion by 2022 from the market value of $36.09 billion in 2016.
Liana B. Baker for Reuters: The divestiture would mark a reversal for AT&T, which entered the U.S. home security market with the introduction of Digital Life in 2013. The service offers customers sensors and cameras so they can monitor their homes and pets on their phones.
Connected World Will Define How Next-Gen Mobile Devices Share Gigabits of Data, Without Wi-Fi or Wires
Research firm's Smart Home Tracker reveals annual sales revenue for smart door locks will exceed $357 million in 2021
Jan Wolfe for Reuters: "There's an entire ecosystem of things and services that the smart home can deliver once you have a rich map of the home that the user has allowed to be shared," said Angle.
TWICE: Smart lighting & thermostats were common first steps into the smart home
Rob Verger for Popular Science: Paul Lipman, the CEO of a British cybersecurity company Bullguard, points at those devices in our home, like smart locks or internet-connected televisions, as vulnerabilities because they can lack security features.
New program brings smart home technology to apartment households
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