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Alexa Brings Voice Assistant to Industrial Warehouses

Last Friday, Amazon announced a partnership with e-commerce technology company, ShippingEasy, to bring Alexa virtual assistance to supply chain operations. Amazon frequently experiments with elements of its shipping structure. This particular integration is


Facebook Releases Portal Smart Displays for Video-Chat

Monday, Facebook revealed Portal, a smart screen device specifically designed for video chat communication in the home. Users will be able to call friends for face-to-face conversations through voice commands and a Facebook


Honeywell and Amazon Alexa Outages Spark Concerns

Both Honeywell and Amazon, two of the largest companies dominating the smart home space, experienced outages last week. Honeywell’s smart thermostats faced a server shut down on September 25th. The device was still


SimpliSafe Integrates with Google Assistant

Home security company, SimpliSafe announced last week that Google Assistant is now supported by their alarm and security systems. This is SimpliSafe’s newest addition following a series of product integrations announced earlier this


Swann Cameras Now Providing 4K Security Footage

Earlier this year, Swann, the Melbourne-based home security monitoring company, was the first to offer a 4K quality DIY home security system—meaning you no longer have to squint to make out the license plate on


OnePlus Pivots With Plans for Smart TV

Pete Lau, CEO of the Chinese-based smartphone maker, OnePlus, revealed in a forum post last week that the company plans to design a smart TV.  The announcement was a bit of surprise even