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Schneider’s EVLink car charging stations were easily hackable, thanks to a hardcoded password

Schneider has corrected three vulnerabilities in one of its popular electric car charging stations, which, according to security researchers, would have easily allowed an attacker to take remote control of the company. ;unit. At worst, an attacker can force a plugged-in vehicle to stop charging, rendering it unusable in a "denial of service state", an […]

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Amazon Dash buttons judged to breach consumer rules in Germany

Amazon's Dash Buttons Violate the Rules of Consumer Electronic Commerce in Germany. Push-to-order gadgets were launched by Amazon in 2015 in an attempt by the online commerce giant to reduce frictions in the online shopping process by encouraging consumers to occupy their homes with a sticker, account-related buttons that trigger product-specific staple purchases when pressed […]

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Chamberlain Group acquires Lockitron and Tend for its myQ smart garage hub

The Chamberlain Group which owns several security and access brands, including the myQ smart garage center, added two new companies to its portfolio: the manufacturer of connected door locks Lockitron and wi-fi. home security camera start Tend . In a press release, JoAnna Sohovich, CEO of Chamberlain Group, said that Tend and Lockitron products would […]

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Amazon hires Disney SVP Kyle Laughlin as director of Alexa Gadgets

Amazon hired Disney's SVP, Kyle Laughlin, to head his Alexa Gadgets division TechCrunch learned. Laughlin spent eight years at Disney, most recently as Executive Vice President and General Manager of Games, Apps and Connected Experience in the Entertainment and Interactive Consumer Products Division. According to his LinkedIn profile, the role was found by Laughlin overseeing […]