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Your Devices are Getting Smarter: Here’s How the U.S. Can Build Trust in Them

As of the end of 2022, 41% of American homes have one or more connected devices, and almost a third of homes have more than three devices, according to data from Parks Associates. 

From the article, "Your Devices are Getting Smarter: Here’s How the U.S. Can Build Trust in Them" by Stacey Higginbotham

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