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Since so many smart devices are collecting personal data on us, it begs the question: What do data miners use all this information for?...
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Comcast's new device could monitor your bathroom habits

A major telecom is set to release a new device for your home that tracks a few health vitals, including how often you go...
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Confuse Alexa, ID emails, freeze credit and more: Tech Q&A

Each week, I receive tons of questions from my listeners about tech concerns, new products and all things digital. Sometimes, choosing the most interesting...
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Busted! Mom catches 6-year-old son using Alexa to cheat on math homework

Virtual assistants are incredibly useful. They can help us with so many tasks and generally make our lives easier. Even kids have found a...
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Kim's Opinion: The future of virtual assistants and relationships

If you're thinking your smart speakers are always listening, they are. And that could carry some interesting consequences. Virtual assistants like Alexa, Siri and...
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Best smart speakers to buy this Christmas and holiday season

Smart speakers are one of the most life changing, entertaining and useful new pieces of tech out there today. But, there are so many...
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Kim's Opinion: Can you depend upon Alexa to call 911?

Smart speakers like the Amazon Echo tell you the weather, turn off the lights and order an Uber. Just don’t depend on them in a...
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14 ways to control your home with Echo and Alexa

Echo is the smart speaker that has just about everyone talking to smart speakers. You use it to listen to your favorite radio station...
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