Data from an HP IoT study shows that 80 percent of IoT devices failed to require passwords of sufficient complexity and length. As much as 70 percent of the devices did not encrypt communications. And 60 percent of these devices raised security concerns with their user interfaces.
Google feels like it can’t pull an iMessage and build its own proprietary service directly on top of Android. Instead, it’s trying again with a new messaging app.
The announcement comes a few weeks after Uber’s competitor in China, Didi, raised $1 billion from Apple.