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CYBER

CYBER Podcast: The Security Advice You Should Give Your Friends and Family This Holiday

On this week’s episode of CYBER, Motherboard talks about the best security advice for friends and family this holiday, as well as those shiny new devices from the internet of things, including Amazon Echo and Google Home.
Motherboard Staff
12.17.18
anthropunk

With Echo in Hotel Rooms, Amazon Can Now Track Your Travel Habits

Amazon (and hotels) now have the option to collect new forms of data from people.
S.A. Applin
6.21.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

BTW Joe Biden Makes Podcasts Now

The former vice president has started recording daily briefings, appropriately titled 'Biden's Briefings​,' where he'll dive in and discuss the news that tickled his fancy.
River Donaghey
9.26.17
The Internet of Things

Hack That Turns Amazon Echo Into a Spying Device Can’t Be Fixed By Software Patch

The physical vulnerability affects devices from 2015 and 2016.
Louise Matsakis
8.1.17
Smart Speakers for Everyone

Apple Thinks You’ll Pay Double for Its Smart Home Speaker

Apple is positioning HomePod as a premium music device, with a price tag to match.
Jason Cross
6.5.17
Dystopia Now

Amazon Wants to Put a Camera and Microphone in Your Bedroom

Echo Look will use machine learning to decide if you look fat in that shirt.
Jason Koebler
4.26.17
Leaving the Nest

Smart Meter Data Is 'Intimate' and Deserves Privacy, Activists Argue

The EFF and Privacy International claim that when collected in aggregate, smart meter data can show when a person wakes up, goes to work, and clocks-out for the night.
Joseph Cox
3.1.17
videos

Someone Made a Terrifying Robotic Face for Their Amazon Alexa

Alexa, what is the uncanny valley?
Samantha Cole
1.26.17
amazon

Why Amazon's Alexa Ran Away With CES

"Alexa, how did we get here?"
David Bixenspan
1.6.17
Google

Home is Just Another Part of Google’s Software Takeover

OK Google lands in the living room.
Ben Sullivan
10.4.16
Luxury Week

A Hypothetical, $37,500 Day in the Life of a Luxury Technophile

$37,500 in gadgets, that is.
Nikkitha Bakshani
9.26.16
Food

The Arrival of Artificially Intelligent Beer

The world’s first beer brewed with the help of machine intelligence is now on sale.
Alasdair Allan
8.29.16
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