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Amazon will activate its Sidewalk network on June 8 and automatically connect your Echo and Ring devices with those owned by strangers. Here's how to opt out

19 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Amazon will activate "Sidewalk" on June 8, automatically connecting all eligible Alexa devices on a shared network.
The network will help expand broadband coverage by connecting your Echo and Ring devices with nearby Alexa products, including those owned by your neighbors. The idea is to bolster connectivity if WiFi weakens. The company says it uses Bluetooth and lower bands, like the 900MHz spectrum, to do so.
Eligible Alexa devices for the Sidewalk network include the Ring Floodlight Cam (2019), Ring Spotlight Cam Wired (2019), Ring Spotlight Cam Mount (2019), Echo...
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Kamala Harris will travel to the US-Mexico border on Friday, per report

Kamala Harris will travel to the US-Mexico border on Friday, per report

Summary List Placement Vice President Kamala Harris will travel to the US-Mexico border on Friday, according to a Washington Post report on Wednesday. Harris will visit the... Read more ...

New York's state of emergency is ending as COVID-19 cases continue to fall...

New York's state of emergency is ending as COVID-19 cases continue to fall, Cuomo announces

Summary List Placement New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that the state of emergency put in place at the start of the pandemic will expire the next day, June... Read more ...

Alec and Hilaria Baldwin match their six kids in suits at movie premiere

Alec and Hilaria Baldwin match their six kids in suits at movie premiere

The Baldwins made the premiere of "Boss Baby: Family Business" - Hilaria's first red carpet since her heritage scandal - a formal family affair. Read more ...

Trump joked that he hoped COVID-19 'takes out' former national security...

Trump joked that he hoped COVID-19 'takes out' former national security advisor John Bolton, book says

Summary List Placement Former President Donald Trump joked about COVID-19 taking out his former national security advisor John Bolton, who had published a scathing account of... Read more ...

McDonald's & other fast-food giants push pricy meals instead of dollar menus

McDonald's & other fast-food giants push pricy meals instead of dollar menus

As the coronavirus pandemic gives way to a rapid economic recovery, US fast-food chains are reportedly replacing discounts with pricy combination meals. In an attempt to... Read more ...

Operatives who killed Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi received...

Operatives who killed Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi received training in the US, New York Times reports

Summary List Placement Four Saudis who were involved in the death of the Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018 received paramilitary training in the US the year... Read more ...

Progressive Democrats call on Biden and the CDC to extend eviction...

Progressive Democrats call on Biden and the CDC to extend eviction moratorium which expires next week

Summary List Placement Several progressive Democrats on Tuesday called on President Joe Biden and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to extend a federal eviction... Read more ...

The Best Amazon Prime Day Security Deals for 2021

The Best Amazon Prime Day Security Deals for 2021

Amazon Prime Day offers business owners many great deals to keep their office and computers safe and secure. Read more ...

Nearly 900 Secret Service agents got COVID-19, according to newly released...

Nearly 900 Secret Service agents got COVID-19, according to newly released government records

Summary List Placement During the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, 881 active Secret Service employees were diagnosed with the virus, according to government records... Read more ...

RESULTS: New York City mayoral primaries use ranked-choice voting for the...

RESULTS: New York City mayoral primaries use ranked-choice voting for the first time

Summary List Placement New York City voters are headed to the polls on Tuesday to pick Democratic and Republican nominees for mayor in the race to succeed Bill de Blasio, who... Read more ...