Researchers Find Vulnerability in Smart Home Control Apps
Apps used to control Wink Hub and Insteon Hub are vulnerable—the Internet of Hackable things rears its head once again.
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.
The Hacks We Can't See
Your Smart Robot Is Coming in Five Years, But It Might Get Hacked and Kill You
However, it's the cars you really have to worry about.
This 'Robotic Finger' Will Push All Your Home’s Buttons for You
Never touch a switch again.
Vint Cerf: The Headline I Fear Is '100,000 Fridges Hack Bank of America'
But it's the only way we'll learn.
Smart Gardens Will Grow Your Plants Because You're Too Good at Killing Them
Bluetooth-connected flower pots and automated hydroponic systems take all the guesswork—and probably the joy—out of gardening.
Apple Wants Siri to Move Into Your Smart Home
With 'HomeKit,' Apple hopes to catapult home automation into the mainstream. Before Google does.
The Home of the Future Will Save the Planet and Drive You Insane
Step inside the cutting edge smart house that tracks every drop of your energy use—if the constant updates don't push you to the brink, it just might save the world.
Before They Take Our Jobs, Robots Have To Become Better Coworkers
MIT is working on getting robots to talk to each other and notice things around them more smoothly.
Google Thinks You and Your House Should Talk
Acquiring smart thermostat company Nest is Google's play for one of the holy grails of future tech trends: the smart home. Your future home could be a robot that talks to you.
Take a Smart Stroll Through the Smart Watch-Controlled Smart Home of Tomorrow
So much smart. Still, this wired house is probably where the future is headed, even if a lot of it is pointless.