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Will Smart Devices Cost Us Our Privacy, Perhaps Our Safety?


by Angela Guess Craig Spiezle writes for TechCrunch, “‘Smart’ devices are all the buzz, whether in the connected home (thermostats, lightbulbs, garage door openers, locks and various appliances) or new wearable devices. They promise convenience along with improved control and efficiency in our lives. But, as highlighted by the recent hacking of automobiles, connectivity can…

Bringing Big Data to Our Cars

Driving Cars in a Traffic Jam

by Angela Guess Jeff Bertolucci of Information Week reports, “With all the talk about the benefits of big data at work and home, it’s easy to overlook the one area where most of us — well, most Americans, at least — spend far too much time: our cars. The connected auto is quickly moving from…