Tag: Philips

Philips Hue Smart Bulbs Can Be Hacked From Over 200 Yards Away

New generations of technology for the home environment are always packed with minor drawbacks. In some cases these devices also carry significant security weaknesses, which are only exposed at a later date. Philips Hue light bulbs, for example, are subject to such a security flaw, as they can be remotely hacked using either a drone or a car. To make matters worse, this hacking attempt can be made from as …
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Healthcare Division of Philips Launches Blockchain Research Lab

Philips Healthcare, a subdivision of the Netherlands-based Royal Philips technology company, has announced the launch of its Blockchain Research Lab. According to the launch site, Philips spent a considerable amount of time exploring distributed ledgers and blockchain tech, before deciding to form this group: “Beginning in 2016, the Philips Blockchain Lab was established following six months of exploratory research into blockchain technology.” The new laboratory is located at the company’s …
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