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BT and Hubbub link up to explore how smart tech can reduce carbon emissions and bills

The ‘Smarter Living Challenge’ will initially work with 60 households across the UK, investigating how digital technology can help make their lives easier, reduce emissions, and save them money

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Smart watches and smart home devices are top priorities for US carriers

Smart devices, or consumer products that can be linked to other technology, have been rapidly growing and improving due to factors such as faster broadband speeds, mobile advancements, and hardware.

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59 per cent of smart speaker users have privacy concerns – report

The majority of smart speaker users (7 in 10) say their devices cause privacy concerns, according to The Case for Voice Control, a new report released by Hub Entertainment Research.

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Number of smart homes in Europe and North America to more than double by 2023

There will be over 140m smart homes across Europe and North America in 2023

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LIFX customers can now use the Brilliant smart home app to power their lights

Brilliant, a smart home control company, will be teaming up with LIFX, maker of colored Wi-Fi enabled smart lights, to allow LIFX customers to use the Brilliant mobile app to

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Automated home devices to draw in $75bn by 2025

Automated home devices, such as smart thermostats and smart speakers, are expected to be worth $75bn to the industry by 2025, according to GlobalData. Smart thermostats are becoming more popular

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Almost a quarter of UK households are home to a smart assistant device

22 per cent of UK households now own a voice-controlled digital home assistant device, such as an Amazon Echo or Google Home, doubling the 11 per cent figure recorded in

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Century Communities launches smart home initiative

Century Communities, Inc., a national home builder, has announced the launch of its new initiative, Century Home Connect, which will implement Google Assistant technology into all of its soon-to-be constructed

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Amazon is buying home wi-fi startup Eero

Amazon has put pen to paper on an agreement to acquire home mesh router startup Eero, with an eye on making it easier for people to connect their smart home

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Government set to miss 2020 target for smart meters

The National Audit Office (NAO) has warned that there is “no realistic prospect” of the UK government meeting its own deadline to install smart meters in the home of every

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