New tech has been a huge driver of the internet boom and is changing the way we interact with the internet.
It’s all about the “Internet of things”.
The IoT is a new form of technology that is transforming how we interact and communicate with each other, as well as the way technology works.
And the rise of IoT has seen its own set of risks and pitfalls.
This story is the first in a two-part series.
1:24 Now Playing: The next big challenge for IoT is protecting it from hackers Media: The Associated Press, AFP, Reuters, Al Jazeera, Reuters 1:28 Now Playing:’IoT’ could cause ‘potentially catastrophic consequences’: Expert Media: Associated Press 1:29 Now PlayingThe rise of internet of things is also bringing new challenges.
Here’s what we know so far.
1 :27 Now PlayingWhy Amazon is trying to take control of your smart home Media: Bloomberg News, Associated Press 2:25 Now PlayingThis is why Amazon is building a giant ‘smart house’ to house the Amazon Echo Media: AP 1:36 Now PlayingGoogle is investing billions in IoT projects to combat hackers Media, Business Insider, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg 1:50 Now Playing’Amazon Echo’ speaker will change how we use our voice Media: Tech Insider, AP, Reuters 2:04 Now PlayingDrones, robots and robots: Why we need a new paradigm for IoT Media: Fortune, Fortune, Reuters 3:01 Now PlayingHackers have already taken over Twitter, but they have also started to steal the name of the tech giant that created them.
What will it take to fight back?
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