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Tech Tuesday: Possible risks related to online voting

Voting booths

Our smartphones and computers simplify many everyday tasks, so why not use them to cast a vote?

A working group at UC Berkeley spent over a year exploring online voting and trying to come up with baseline standards.

The conclusion: It’s too risky.

The number of smart appliances keeps expanding.

That WiFi connectivity means some refrigerator models record what’s inside to help with compiling the weekly shopping list.

Or washers that automatically order more detergent when the supply is running low.

These aren’t just high-end features anymore. More mid-range models are incorporating options once considered luxury.

A new meat thermometer made to withstand higher temperatures is making cooking much easier this holiday season.

The Meater 2 Pro can withstand temperatures up to 930 degrees Fahrenheit.


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