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Dish’s $10 billion 5G build-out budget likely won’t be enough to build a standalone cellular network

Dish's chairman used the company's Q4 earnings call to address analysts' concerns that $10 billion would not be enough to build a standalone 5G network.

A vulnerability lets hackers gain entry to people’s computers using Philips Hue smart bulbs. Here’s how to protect against it.

Philips Hue has listed the risk as "high" severity and is urging users to update their devices immediately.

Ring says it will introduce new security features after hackers broke into a camera in an 8-year-old’s bedroom, where they could watch and talk ...

The company said hackers were able to break into the camera in part because of weak passwords. It's unclear what Ring's security improvements will be.

Amazon is more cozy with the police than you might realize

Residents haven't been receptive to police departments' requests for video footage from Ring smart doorbell cameras, so Amazon is offering guidance.
Mark Zuckerberg and Tim Cook.

Facebook just launched the latest strike in its 15-month cold war with Apple

Nick Clegg, Facebook's head of global affairs and a top lieutenant to Mark Zuckerberg, suggested that the firm is not an "exclusive club" like Apple.

We tried the $300 smart security camera that was cool enough to get on Apple’s radar. Here’s what it was like to use.

We tried the Lighthouse camera before the company shut down, and it provided a glimpse into what technology the company will be bringing to Apple.

Google released a ‘Home Alone’ holiday ad featuring 38-year-old Macaulay Culkin and it’s everything a ’90s child could ask for...

Google has released the perfect holiday ad: a 'Home Alone' remake featuring a 38-year-old Macaulay Culkin.
Hackers took over a digital parking kiosk for nefarious ends, according to the Darktrace 2018 Threat Report.

Hackers reportedly took over a digital parking lot kiosk and connected it to a porn site for no apparent reason — and it hints at a worrying tre...

Devices connected through the Internet of Things are the source of many creative hacks, according to the Darktrace 2018 Threat Report.
Nest CEO Marwan Fawaz

Google eliminates Nest’s CEO role and tucks the once promising ‘Other Bet’ into another business group

Google has pushed out Nest CEO Marwan Fawaz after receiving employee complaints about his leadership, according to a CNET report. Google plans to integrate the Nest unit within Google home devices unit, led by Rishi Chandra.

A $178 wine bottle that connects to Wi-Fi raised $6 million from investors, and now the startup is shutting down

Kuvée, a startup making a wine bottle with a color touchscreen that connects to Wi-Fi, announced in an email to customers on Wednesday that it is shutting down.