Electronics supergiant Samsung Electronics has announced a new security software suite that will protect its upcoming slate of Smart TVs. The highlight is its three-layered security protocol system that Samsung says will bring a much-needed boost to internet enabled devices beyond the Smart TV.
The new 2016 line-up of Tizen-based Smart TVs will be plenty hard to hack and crack, if Samsung is to be believed. The Korean electronics giant has promised increased customer protection “across all areas of the Smart TV ecosystem, including services, software, and hardware security.”
The announcement was made in a press release, where the TV-maker claimed three new layers of [...]
The internet has grown exponentially since it was introduced in 1981, and it’s unlikely anyone foresaw the level of dependency we’d have on it. Not only are we connecting our computers, phones, and tablets, but also our thermostats, TVs, vehicles, watches, refrigerators, toasters, light bulbs and a host of house hold appliances. Welcome to the Internet of Things (IoT).
Facebook acquired Wit.ai, a Y Combinator startup founded 18 months ago to create an API for building voice-activated interfaces, TechCrunch reports. Wit.ai already has 6,000 developers on its platform who have built hundreds of apps.