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People are integrating Alexa more and more into their daily lives. With Echo devices and enabled Alexa Skills, they turn lights on and off in their homes, check videos at Echo Show to see who is at the door, play music and manage complex weekly to-do lists. You can even set up custom skills for (older) family members to store favourite recipes. So when will we get Alexa into the office? Right now. Introducing Alexa For Business. more

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Google debuted a new product that was a complete surprise at its big hardware event today: a camera called Clips. It isn’t however, your average camera - it is essentially for passive use, as a way to help capture those moments you normally miss with a dedicated camera or smartphone. more


Ring, who make one of the original connected video doorbells, have launched a comprehensive home security system called Protect. Retailing for $199, Protect includes a base station, keypad (for arming and disarming), a contact sensor for a window or door, a passive infrared sensor for detecting motion and a Z-Wave extender for adding range to smart home devices that use the standard. more

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As Apple unveils the new iPhone X, many are asking if Face ID is a viable form of security. Will police be able to simply point the phone at your face to unlock it? Could my face leak or be stolen? Will Face ID have a racial bias problem? Will Apple use Face ID for other purposes? These are just some of the many questions being raised. more