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Samsung’s SmartThings Wifi mesh router/smart-home hub mashup features AI tech from Plume

Samsung is putting its well-regarded SmartThings brand front and center in the latest iteration of its combination Wave 2 Wi-Fi mesh router and smart-home hub. SmartThings Wifi replaces Samsung’s first stabs at the home network, the Connect Home and Connect Home Pro. Like those devices, this

‘Google go home’: the Berlin neighbourhood fighting off a tech giant

 Protesters outside the Umspannwerk building in Kreuzberg, Berlin, where Google plans to set up a campus. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images In the streets next to Görlitzer Park – an oblong patch popular with skaters, dog walkers and the odd drug dealer in the east of Kreuzberg

NCAA tournament: Alabama sends home Devin Wilson, Virginia Tech

A week or two. Maybe more. It’s tough to say when Devin Wilson will be able to take a step back and let sink in the 100-some hours from the time he learned he was going home until the actual jump ball was tossed

Common passwords shared across brands leave smart home tech open to hacking

Researchers at Israel’s Ben-Gurion University have found that smart home devices can be easily hacked and then used to spy on their users. According to a research paper, Yossi Oren of Ben-Gurion University’s software and information systems engineering department said that there were a number

This Tech Billionaire Has Just Been Revealed as the Owner of NYC’s Most Expensive Apartment

Dell Technologies founder and chief executive Michael Dell paid more than $100 million for a Manhattan penthouse, the most expensive home ever sold in New York City, according to The Wall Street Journal. The deal for the nearly 11,000-square-foot apartment in One57, a 1,000-foot tower just

Home Office unveils tech to automatically spot and stop online ISIS videos

NEW technology that automatically detects ISIS propaganda online will be unveiled by Home Secretary Amber Rudd today. The software, designed by the Home Office, detects 94 per cent of terror material. 3 The brand new British tech is powered by artificial intelligence to stop

UK outs extremism blocking tool and could force tech firms to use it

The UK government’s pressure on tech giants to do more about online extremism just got weaponized. The Home Secretary has today announced a machine learning tool, developed with public money by a local AI firm, which the government says can automatically detect propaganda produced by the

Tiny homes wheel around building codes

Tiny homes are an answer to the housing crisis, according to manufacturer Colin Wightman who makes them ready to go for around $54,000 for a 25 square metre cottage. Tiny homes on wheels could be the future, with caravan park site rental as low

Marshman: Tiny houses, Take 2 in San Jose — and yes, we need these for the homeless

A rendering of a tiny homes plan for the homeless in San Jose. (Courtesy of Gensler/City of San Jose) By BARBARA MARSHMAN | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: December 10, 2017 at 7:30 am | UPDATED: December 10, 2017 at 12:43 pm When the idea of “tiny homes” burst

Homelane buys interior design firm Capricoast for Rs90 crore

Homelane provides design modules for kitchen spaces, bedrooms, and other furniture sets like wardrobes, storage units, and study tables to homeowners. Bengaluru: Online furniture and design company Homelane on Monday said it has acquired Capricoast.com, an online marketplace for home interior goods for Rs 90