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10 Predictions For The Internet Of Things (IoT) In 2018

In a new report, <i>Predictions 2018: IoT Moves From Experimentation To Business Scale</i>, Forrester Research predicts that the IoT will become the backbone of future customer value, the IoT infrastructure will shift to the edge and to specialized IoT platforms, developers will have a significant impact …

Internet of Things

Get Alexa to turn on and off your lights

Smart lights are one the simplest — and least expensive — connected gadgets to install in the home: they don't require wires, additional hardware or …

Home Automation

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

Lots of different Internet of Things devices are catching on with consumers, from smart watches to connected cars.<p>But there's one set of such gadgets that many consumers are resisting — smart home devices.<p>Consumers are uneasy about being watched, listened to, or tracked by devices they place in …

Fitbit trackers may help to improve your health — even if you don’t own one

Fitbit’s reputation for building reliable fitness trackers is solid enough that the government has decided to use 10,000 of them in its All of Us …

Who’s the boss? Experts predict smart speakers will run most homes

WHETHER you’re ordering a taxi or a pizza, there’s a high chance you won’t pick up a telephone to do it in future.<p>New research predicts more than …