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Amazon is more cozy with the police than you might realize

Residents haven't been receptive to police departments' requests for video footage from Ring smart doorbell cameras, so Amazon is offering guidance.
Mark Zuckerberg and Tim Cook.

Facebook just launched the latest strike in its 15-month cold war with Apple

Nick Clegg, Facebook's head of global affairs and a top lieutenant to Mark Zuckerberg, suggested that the firm is not an "exclusive club" like Apple.

We tried the $300 smart security camera that was cool enough to get on Apple’s radar. Here’s what it was like to use.

We tried the Lighthouse camera before the company shut down, and it provided a glimpse into what technology the company will be bringing to Apple.

Google released a ‘Home Alone’ holiday ad featuring 38-year-old Macaulay Culkin and it’s everything a ’90s child could ask for...

Google has released the perfect holiday ad: a 'Home Alone' remake featuring a 38-year-old Macaulay Culkin.
Hackers took over a digital parking kiosk for nefarious ends, according to the Darktrace 2018 Threat Report.

Hackers reportedly took over a digital parking lot kiosk and connected it to a porn site for no apparent reason — and it hints at a worrying tre...

Devices connected through the Internet of Things are the source of many creative hacks, according to the Darktrace 2018 Threat Report.
Nest CEO Marwan Fawaz

Google eliminates Nest’s CEO role and tucks the once promising ‘Other Bet’ into another business group

Google has pushed out Nest CEO Marwan Fawaz after receiving employee complaints about his leadership, according to a CNET report. Google plans to integrate the Nest unit within Google home devices unit, led by Rishi Chandra.

A $178 wine bottle that connects to Wi-Fi raised $6 million from investors, and now the startup is shutting down

Kuvée, a startup making a wine bottle with a color touchscreen that connects to Wi-Fi, announced in an email to customers on Wednesday that it is shutting down.
Tom Siebel, founder, chairman and CEO of C3 IoT.

C3 IoT, an almost failed startup founded by a colorful billionaire who was trampled by an elephant, has raised another $100 million

C3 IoT isn't just a second act for billionaire Tom Siebel, it's a come-back story for a man who was literally trampled and a company that almost died.
Nyansa is used by companies like Tesla to monitor all of the wi-fi enabled manufacturing tools on the factory floor.

10 years after cold calling his way into a job, this Ghanaian founder just got $15 million to grow his thriving start-up

Tesla uses Nyansa's products to monitor its manufacturing tools. Hospitals use it to keep life-saving machines online.
Amazon's Echo Show, one of a burgeoning number of smart-home gadgets.

Consumers are holding off on buying smart-home gadgets thanks to security and privacy fears

Consumers aren't embracing smart-home devices as much as other connected gadgets, thanks to security and privacy concerns, a new survey indicates.