The Internet of Things Will Make Millions Selling Your Personal Data


Tech companies that make connected devices like FitBits and Nest thermostats are in an plum position. They rake in revenue every time someone buys their product, leaving the freeloaders to Facebook and Twitter. But the real prize isn't the cost of the device, it's your personal data. » 4/19/14 2:24pm 4/19/14 2:24pm

GE Developing 'Smart Appliances' That Can Talk To Power Grids, Manage…

GE is testing a line of appliances with Louisville Gas and Electric that are able to communicate with the power grid and manage energy consumption according to the overall energy usage in the area. According to Cnet's Planetary Gear » 10/29/08 8:00pm 10/29/08 8:00pm, appliances in this trial program include washers, dryers, ranges, dishwashers and…