In the Electronic Frontier Foundation's most recent "Who's Got Your Back?" annual report, nine companies earned full five-star ratings. But the EFF is concerned that some companies haven't prioritized their users' data.
Caleb Harper, founder of an agricultural innovation group at MIT, has built a prototype of the personal food computer, which has the potential to give everyone the ability to plant perfect crops all year round.
Thanks to Nest and others, the Internet of Things is becoming more accessible to businesses and consumers. There are barriers to its universal adoption, but experts say that connectivity could have tremendous benefits.