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Consumer products’ air quality impact ‘underestimated’

US research has found that chemicals in everyday household products are now a key contributor to city air pollution, rivalling some vehicle emissions. The study, led from Colorado University, focussed on so-called volatile organic compounds (VOCs). These are contained in petroleum-based products such as

There’s Already a Leather Coaster to Protect Your Furniture From the HomePod

It only took one day—one freaking day!!—for someone to capitalize on the bizarre news that Apple’s $350 HomePod, the speaker that isn’t so smart but sounds pretty great, might wreck your wood furniture. That someone is gadget accessories maker Pad and Quill and we are just as

Shriro Profit Up 9.8%, $188M Revenue, Appliances Soar

Sydney based ASX-listed distributor, Shriro, has achieved a 3% increase in consumer product revenue, notching $105 million from the growth of its Omega Altise, Blanco and ‘Everdure by Heston Blumenthal’ brands. For the twelve months to December 31st, Shriro Holdings generated total sales revenues of $188.3

Smart Kitchen Appliances Market: Global Industry Analysis (2012 – 2016) and Opportunity Assessment (2017 – 2026)

LONDON, Feb. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Smart kitchen appliances are fine quality products/ kitchen accessories that are typically designed in a way with a view to provide efficiency and comfort in almost every operation taking place in a kitchen. Compared to traditional kitchen appliances, smart kitchen

Here’s how Whirlpool could convince you to make your kitchen smart

Whirlpool introduced this smart refrigerator in a color called sunset bronze at this year’s CES in Las Vegas. Chris Monroe/CNET It’s a risky move to buy a suite of internet-connected kitchen appliances. First, there’s the thousands of dollars you’ll need to drop. Then, you have

Samsung Bixby coming to TVs, washing machines, appliances

Samsung is never one to make a U-turn on something new product or feature it has put out, no matter how useless or derided it may have become. It took years for it to finally sunset S Voice, for example, or slim down and

UK-based appliances maker Dyson debuts in India; to invest Rs 13 billion

British tech firm Dyson will pump GBP 150 million (about Rs 1,300 crore) into its Indian operations over the next five years as it looks to make inroads into the burgeoning consumer durable market here.The company, which launched its products in the Indian market, will set

Faulty appliances cause 60 UK house fires a week, Which? says

Faulty appliances such as washing machines, tumble dryers and fridge freezers are causing more than 60 house fires a week in the UK – a figure which has stayed “stubbornly high” in recent years – according to a Which? investigation. Government action to remove potentially dangerous

Home Office unveils tech to automatically spot and stop online ISIS videos

NEW technology that automatically detects ISIS propaganda online will be unveiled by Home Secretary Amber Rudd today. The software, designed by the Home Office, detects 94 per cent of terror material. 3 The brand new British tech is powered by artificial intelligence to stop

UK outs extremism blocking tool and could force tech firms to use it

The UK government’s pressure on tech giants to do more about online extremism just got weaponized. The Home Secretary has today announced a machine learning tool, developed with public money by a local AI firm, which the government says can automatically detect propaganda produced by the