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Amazon is expanding its secretive hardware operations unit, Lab126, in order to test and develop Internet-of-Things gadgets like smart household devices and wearables.

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Google Glass users are just as distracted as smartphone users when texting while driving, according to a new study.

In the first-of-its-kind experiment, researchers from the University of Central Florida gave 40 participants either Google Glass or a smartphone to use in a driving simulator.

During the experiment, participants had to react to a vehicle that came to an abrupt halt on the simulator screen in front of them. Researchers compared people’s reaction times to the close call (on both devices, while texting and not), and Glass users reacted just as slowly as smartphone users.

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My latest for fastcompany.

While more companies are taking action to prevent and respond to a security breach like the recent Home Depot hack, the number of attacks is also on the rise. In the past year alone, an astounding 43% of companies in the United States were hit by a data breach, according to a new study by Experian and Ponemon—a 10% increase from the previous year.

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My latest for fastcompany.