Amazon’s Echo now lets you block unwanted callers

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Apple buys Beddit, maker of sleep-tracking device

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Nest said to consider support for Apple’s HomeKit

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Nest’s smart thermostat on Apple’s smart home platform? Maybe. Lindsey Turrentine/CNET Nest, the smart home brand owned by Google parent company Alphabet, may soon find a place on Apple‘s HomeKit . That is the word from 9to5Mac, which asked Nest whether it would be open to adopting the smart home platform in the wake of …

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Amazon Echo’s voice-calling feature gets call blocker. CNET Amazon has fixed a privacy flaw in Amazon Echo‘s new voice calling feature that prevented users from blocking callers. The feature lets you use your Amazon Echo to call other Echo users on your contact list, hands-free. But the new feature didn’t include a way to block …

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Apple has acquired Beddit, the maker of a $150 device that lies between your sheet and mattress to monitor your vitals as you sleep. The acquisition was revealed Monday in an update to Beddit’s privacy policy page: “Beddit has been acquired by Apple. Your personal data will be collected, used and disclosed in accordance with …

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