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How 5G will push a supercharged network to your phone, home, car

The next evolution in wireless networking holds promises of self-driving cars and movies that download in the blink of an eye. 5G is big at this year's Mobile World Congress, but don't expect it until 2020.

By March 2, 2015

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Samsung prototypes brainwave-reading wearable stroke detector

A group of Samsung engineers has come up with a system that monitors your brain, to warn you of an impending stroke.

By January 22, 2015

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Brighten up your old smoke detector with the Leeo Smart Alert Nightlight (pictures)

A WiFi enabled sensor listens for danger while a colorful nightlight keeps the darkness at bay.

13 Images By October 21, 2014

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Nest Protect smoke detector gets an upgrade, still no gesture control

The Wave gesture-recognition feature remains disabled, but the Nest Protect 2.0 software will help mitigate certain false alarms, and introduces some useful new features in the app.

By September 4, 2014

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Nest upgrades its Protect smart smoke/CO detector (pictures)

To sweeten the pot on the previously recalled Nest Protect, Nest adds features and functions via a Protect 2.0 software update.

8 Images By September 4, 2014

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After recall, Nest relaunches Protect smoke detector for $99

The Google-owned device maker is bringing back its smart smoke detector -- without the problematic feature that caused the company to pull it from retailers in the first place.

By June 16, 2014

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Devices for Sigfox's super-cheap network (pictures)

French network startup Sigfox sells access to its network for as little as $1 a month. The network works with devices such as car theft detectors, smart parking monitors and medical equipment.

11 Images By March 4, 2015

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Nest smoke detector pulled for safety glitch

A wave of the hand could mean danger for owners of the Nest Protect smoke detector. Also, Vine joins the messaging app trend with private videos.

By April 4, 2014

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Nest smoke detector pulled for safety glitch

A wave of the hand could mean danger for owners of the Nest Protect smoke detector. Also, Vine joins the messaging app trend with private videos.

By April 4, 2014

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Nest pulls Protect smoke detector from retail on safety issue

A glitch in the Wave gesture recognition function prompts retail recall and a software update for current owners.

By April 3, 2014