smart home

Amazon Alexa Recovers After Morning Outage

Alexa wake up alarm didn't work this morning? Smart lights didn't turn on? Outage of Alexa services in the UK…

22 hours ago

Google Nest Doorbells, Cameras Get Battery Power In Revamp

New Google Nest smart home devices include first battery-powered doorbell and camera, while some features now work without cloud subscription

6 months ago

Google Outage Affects Offices, Homes Worldwide

Google authentication failure knocks out broad array of services across the world, including Google Cloud, Google Suite, YouTube, Nest and…

1 year ago

Amazon Ring Logs All Doorbell And App Interactions

Privacy issue emerges as Amazon confirms it logs records of every motion detected by installed Ring doorbells, and interactions with…

2 years ago

CES 2020: Amazon’s Ring Adds Gadgets, Tightens Security

Amazon-owned Ring launches electronic gate-unlocking gadget and announces security feature to keep intruders out of smart home devices

2 years ago

Amazon, Apple, Google Partner For Smart Home Device Compatibility

Smart home connectivity standard sees Amazon, Apple and Google partner up with Zigbee Alliance to develop new open source protocol

2 years ago

Hacked Ring Camera Found In Child’s Bedroom

Parental nightmare. Video of young girl being shared online, shows her talking to stranger in her bedroom via hacked camera

2 years ago

Intel Mulls Sale Of Connectivity Chip Division – Report

Intel said to be considering sale of its connected home division, as it reportedly seeks a buyer for the unit

2 years ago

Google Nest Launches Ring Rival Doorbell In UK

Watch out Amazon's as Google's Nest division launches facial recognition video doorbell in UK

4 years ago

Amazon Completes Purchase Of Smart Doorbell Maker Ring

Smart home move for Amazon as it completes purchase of smart doorbell maker Ring

4 years ago

New Bluetooth Standard Enables Mesh Networking For IoT

Bluetooth developers offer 'industrial grade' spec upgrade to include support for mesh networking

5 years ago

What Will The Japanese Smart Home Look Like?

Japan has traditionally been ahead of the curve when it comes to tech. Panasonic shares its vision of what the…

5 years ago

Amazon Echo Show Boosts Alexa AI With Touchscreen

Amazon is also building out the capabilities of the Echo speaker, now with call making and answering features

5 years ago

Smart Home Attacks And Data Weaponisation: The New Threat Vectors For 2017 And Beyond

Intel Security's Christopher Young issues some stark security warnings at RSA Conference 2017

5 years ago

Intel & BitDefender Target Smart Home Security

CES 2017: Lock it down. Security players tout offerings to secure smart homes of the future

5 years ago

Amazon Echo Coming To UK And Germany

The Echo presents opportunities for smart home software developers

5 years ago

Samsung Buys Cloud Provider Joyent To Boost IoT, Connected Car Business

Samsung enters cloud market to give gravity to its expanding cloud software and services platforms

6 years ago

Security For Google’s New Home Assistant May Get Lost On The IoT

GOOGLE I/O 2016 ANALYSIS: Nobody knows what security is planned for Google Home smart assistant, but buyers need to think…

6 years ago

CES 2016 – O2 Targets UK Smart Home Leadership With AT&T Platform Launch

O2 becomes first European operator to commercially launch AT&T Digital Life as it looks to seize smart home opportunity

6 years ago

Smart Home Spending To Hit £65bn By 2020

Automotive and entertainment sectors will spur on smart home growth, but will products be future-proof?

6 years ago

Nest Outage Leaves Thousands In The Cold

Smart thermostat hit by bug that knocks out Nest mobile and web apps

6 years ago

Samsung Launches Its Push Into The Smart Home

IFA 2015: SmartThings Hub will bring the Internet of Things into more homes than ever before

6 years ago

Meet The Smartest Nest Yet

Smart thermostat gets a visual makeover with a bigger, brighter screen and new energy-saving features

6 years ago

Beware – Your Smart Home Might Be A Massive Security Risk

Tripwire survey finds zero-day vulnerabilities in many of the leading smart home hubs

6 years ago

Google Smart Security Camera Lets You Keep Watch Over Your Home

Nest-branded device leaks ahead of scheduled launch next week

7 years ago

Google Patents ‘Smart Toys’ To Help Spy On Your Home

‘Creepy’ patent application adds whole new dimension to the connected house

7 years ago

General Electric Agrees Apple And Qualcomm Smart Lightbulb Partnerships

Electrical titan GE looks to revamp its lighting division with help from tech firms

7 years ago

Ovo Launches UK’s First PAYG Energy Service

Customers will be able to top up and control energy usage 24/7 using app, text, phone or desktop

7 years ago

MWC 2015: Peel Lets You Control Your Home With Your Smartphone

Technology will come pre-installed on latest smartphones from HTC and Samsung

7 years ago

Big Data Is Big Business For WANdisco After £500k British Gas Deal

The deal follows a trial deployment of WANdisco's Non-Stop Hadoop product

7 years ago