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All the IoT and Tech news you need to know

All the IoT and Tech news you need to know

November 2, 2017

Every week, we bring you the freshest, and most important, IoT News from Asia and around the world. This week, a robot has been making headlines after *she* was given citizenship in Saudi Arabia.

An AI professor explains: three concerns about granting citizenship to robot Sophia – theconversation.com

World’s First Robotics Citizen Trolls Elon Musk At Press Conference – nerdist.com

Robots Aren’t as Smart as You Think – technologyreview.com

AI and Robotics:

We’re All Getting Played by Sophia the Robot – fortune.com

Artificial intelligence is learning to read your mind—and display what it sees – sciencemag.org

Artificial intelligence is changing the face of plastic surgery – venturebeat.com

Walmart Is Getting New Employees, and They’re Robots – futurism.com

The rise of the robots need not spell downfall for humans – theguardian.com

Risk is for Real if not Artificial Intelligence – datasciencecentral.com 

Humans Are Still Better Than AI at Gaming—for Now – technologyreview.com

Cybersecurity:

Researchers hack vacuum cleaner; turn it into perfect spying device – hackread.com

Dishwashers on the rampage: LG IoT security bug highlights risks of home automation – cso.com.au

AI is making smart homes safer – venturebeat.com

VR:

Spectacular pictures show China’s £1 billion virtual reality sci-fi theme park – Dailymail.com

What Virtual Reality Can Teach a Driverless Car – NYTimes.com

Now You Can Feel Wind and Temperature While in Virtual Reality – futurism.com

Who Is Thinking About Security and Privacy for Augmented Reality? – technologyreview.com

Smart things and gadgets:

You Can Keep Your Useless IoT Gadgets – PCmag.com

Samsung introduces the latest enhanced fitness wearables in Qatar – qatarisbooming.com

Biometrics and Wearable Technology – the Inevitable Marriage? – opengovasia.com 

4 Security Risks of Using Wearables for Work – secureworldexpo.com

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