Vivo NEX users say Baidu is recording their conversations

After users reported that the new pop-up selfie camera on vivo’s flagship NEX has been popping up by itself and taking unwanted selfies, users have discovered another potential privacy issue on vivo’s phone, only this time it’s connected to Baidu’s voice input app (百度输入法). Users broke the news that Baidu’s app was active and recording […]

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China’s IoT manufacturers are reducing costs at the expense of our privacy and security

From cities to the countryside, from power plants to homes, we are quantifying every facet of our environment. We deploy hardware on farms to monitor environmental conditions, install smart meters in our homes to track energy usage, and stalk components in a supply chain to increase efficiency. The number of potential applications is mind-boggling While the […]

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Rokid unveils three new hardware innovations, including a smart glasses product

On June 26th, in Hangzhou, Chinese artificial intelligence and smart hardware company Rokid held its 2018 Rokid Jungle conference. The conference brought to the public three very exciting innovative products, which are the Rokid Me Portable Smart Speaker, the Kamino18 AI Voice Dedicated Chip, and the new Rokid AR Glass. Portable speaker Rokid Me The […]

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