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Will the Internet Listen to Your Private Conversations?

By Michael Liedtke SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Like a lot of teenagers, Aanya Nigam reflexively shares her whereabouts, activities and thoughts on Twitter, Instagram and other social networks without a qualm. But Aanya’s care-free attitude dissolved into paranoia a few months ago shortly after her mother bought Amazon’s Echo, a digital assistant that can be […]

Motion Industries Launches ‘Mi Safety Specialist’ Website

Motion Industries, a leading distributor of industrial maintenance, repair, and operation (MRO) replacement parts, is pleased to introduce one of several new knowledge websites: www.MiSafetySpecialist.com. Designed as an information hub, the Mi Safety Specialist site offers valuable resources to the industrial world about the latest trends in workplace safety and safety product knowledge. Site visitors […]

Honeywell and TPDDL Deploy First-of-its-Kind Smart Grid Project to Improve Energy Reliability

MINNEAPOLIS [PRNewswire] — Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and Tata Power Delhi Distribution (TPDDL) recently announced that they have successfully implemented the first-ever automated demand response (ADR) project for commercial and industrial facilities in India.   TPDDL is using Honeywell technology and services to link more than 160 buildings in its distribution network, and call for temporary […]

Quietyme Launches Sensor Tech Solution for Property Managers

MADISON — Quietyme, a sensor technology company that creates smarter environments, recently announced the availability of its sensor technology for property management. The solution helps managers monitor noise, temperature and humidity to both identify residential problems when they happen and prevent future property issues.   “Our technology gives property managers the eyes and ears they […]

Apple’s Siri Has New Role in New ‘Smart’ Home Systems

By Brandon Bailey   SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hey Siri, turn off the kitchen light.   The first “smart” home gadgets that can be controlled by Apple’s voice-activated digital assistant are going on sale this week, just days after rival tech giant Google announced it’s building its own software for Internet-connected home appliances and other […]