The proliferation of home security cameras has led to a whole new genre of internet videos showing home intrusions. But at-home cameras have also given us footage of less dangerous culprits making their way around unoccupied homes: pets. When their owners are away, dogs and cats have been caught...
Whole Foods has announced that it is currently investigating unauthorized access of payment card information at some of its stores, marking the latest incident within a string of high-profile security breaches at major companies. The supermarket chain claims the breach only occurred within certain venues of its stores, "such as...
The popularization of personal virtual assistants such as Amazon's Alexa — three new Alexa-enabled Echo smart speakers were just introduced on Wednesday — have brought forth a multitude of questions about privacy and security. Alexa operates by listening to its surroundings, waiting for a “wake” word, which incites it...
Amazon announced a number of new products today, including new members to its Echo smart speaker line: an all-new Echo, Echo Plus, and the Echo Spot.   In a typical move for the company, Amazon hopes to get its Echo line into new homes by being aggressive on price. The new...
Due to the proliferation of personal intelligent assistants like Amazon's Alexa (available through Amazon's Echo line of products), living in a smart home is now a viable option for many. To help you make the most of Alexa’s smart home capabilities, we browsed through Amazon’s assistant app offerings — referred...