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The 7 Most Useful Smart Home Devices

In the home of the future, refrigerators tweet and coffee pots let you know when grandma missed her morning cup. But people willing to pay a price can already live in this sci-fi reality.

Self-Driving Cars: The Next Terrorism Threat?

Experts are concerned that new industry technology could be susceptible to sinister cybercriminal activity.

'Bash' Bug Could Be Bigger Than Heartbleed

A new security flaw has been uncovered that could impact everything from your personal Mac computer to enormous company servers.

Amazon Is Bulking Up Its Secretive Hardware Lab in Pursuit of a Connected Home

On the heels of a fizzling response to its Fire Phone, Amazon is reportedly foraying further into hardware by increasing headcount at its top-secret Lab126 by roughly 27 percent.

Mobile + Sharing Economy + Internet of Things = the Coming Economic Boom

Smart phones already are integral to finding things to buy. When everything is linked to the Internet, the same technology will allow everyone to know what their neighbors have to rent.

Stephen Hawking Introduces Intel's Connected Wheelchair

The British physicist who 'made black holes cool' says Intel's new wheelchair, which collects health data from the user, is just one more step toward the technology of the future.

Welcome to the Weird World of Mixed-Reality Gaming

Where the gap between the digital and the real starts to blur.

5 Steps the 'Smart' Home Industry Must Take to Develop a Consumer Market

Consumers are, so far, unmoved by the prospect of the hyper-connected home and won't be until the technology is as easily used as a smart phone.

What Americans Want From a 'Smart' Home (Infographic)

People generally have three main objectives in mind when considering having a 'smart' home, according to Lowe's.

Samsung Snaps Up Smart-Home Startup SmartThings

The deal reportedly closed for about $200 million.

This Handy Gadget Is Like Google Glass For Your Car

Navdy projects turn-by-turn directions onto the road in front of you, and allows you to answer calls by just waving your hand.

The Internet of Things Demands That Customer Service Catch Up

The winning companies will figure out how to deliver a seamless and exceptional experience that satisfies users -- before they even ask for it.

The Internet of Things May See Huge Growth, So Companies Want in Now

More devices are expected to be connected at the end of the decade. Router-maker Belkin recently launched a new product line to get an early start.

Samsung Reportedly Looking to Snatch Up Startup SmartThings For $200 Million

Watch out, Nest. If the rumors are true, the South Korean electronics giant could soon take a bite out of the sizzling home-automation market with the purchase of SmartThings.

How Google Is Taking Over Our Lives

In the best possible ways, though. Right?

Nest Opens Its Software Platform to Developers in Bid to Conquer the Connected Home

Consumers will now be able to control their Whirlpool washers and dryers, Mercedes-Benz vehicles and Logitech remote controls through Nest's operating system.

Google-Owned Nest Buys Dropcam, a Home-Monitoring Startup, for $555 Million

The deal signals that the connected home industry is rife with potential and gaining tremendous steam.

The Sharing Economy Holds Promise for More Goods to Be Offered at Near Zero Marginal Cost

The emerging Internet of Things and tech advances will allow for pooling of resources, greater productivity, a smaller income divide and environmental benefits.

A Panic Button and No Steering Wheel: A Look at Google's First Self-Driving Car

The tech giant unveils a prototype of a tiny car that drives itself -- no human intervention required.

Get Ready for the Next Digital Revolution as the Rest of the World Goes Online

As connectivity spans the globe, new users will improve inefficient markets, systems and behavior, and affluent markets will tap advanced technology, says Google's executive chairman.

Meet the Man Leading the Connected-Home Revolution

Former Apple exec Matt Rogers co-founded Nest, a smart-home product company that went from a garage startup to a $3.2 billion business.

This Slick iBeacon Device Helps Retailers Push Deals to In-Store Shoppers

Thanks to the Internet of Things, shopping at brick-and-mortar stores just got a lot more personal. Here's how.

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