Monday, 11 September 2017 The recent rumor that iRobot had engaged in talks with Apple, Amazon and Google parent Alphabet to sell the data its Roomba vacuum cleaner gathers caused widespread privacy concerns. Roomba maps homes -- the spatial dimensions of rooms and distances between furniture and other objects -- and the data it collects would be valuable to any of the major players battling to control the smart home.
Smart home technology has been around for years, but only recently became popular.. A recent study from HomeAdvisor values the smart home industry at around $30 billion. Dan DiClerico, HomeAdvisor's Smart Home Strategist, explains what gadgets are driving the surge in smart homes, and how to protect...
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Centrica, the owner of British Gas, today announced it was making a move into the Italian market with its Hive smart home devices.
The energy supplier signed... City A.M. - BusinessAlso reported by •S.China Morning Post •USATODAY.com •PRWeb
Smart home market to attain a high growth of 13.61% between 2017 and 2023 PR Newswire PUNE, India, November 14, 2017 PUNE, India, November 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/... FinanzNachrichten.de - MarketsAlso reported by •Business Wire •S.China Morning Post •engadget
iHome is making it a bit more affordable to connect outdoor appliances to your network and smartphone. It released an outdoor smart plug today (meaning it’s... The Verge - TechnologyAlso reported by •engadget