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Two settings to achieve max smart home privacy

Some things Google Home knows about you are obvious — what music you like, how bad you are at math — because those are the things you rely on it for the most. But Google Home knows a lot more about you than you might realize. That’s because your smart home speaker is tied to your Google account, so it’s also connected to a deep well of personal information, like your email address and debit or credit card number. That means privacy and security settings are just as important with Google Home as with your Gmail account.



a close up of a stuffed toy on a table: Keep your personal information private by setting up Voice Match on Google Home. Josh Miller/CNET


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Keep your personal information private by setting up Voice Match on Google Home. Josh Miller/CNET



a stuffed animal sitting on a table: Keep your personal information private by setting up Voice Match on Google Home.


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Keep your personal information private by setting up Voice Match on Google Home.


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Collaboration Seeks to Achieve Container Safety Improvements

Cargo loading practicies are crtiical to safety improvements – photo courtesy of the TT Club

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The Maritime Executive


09-15-2020 04:10:23





A new collaboration among some of the leading organizations involved in the cargo shipping industry is seeking to address the persistent issues around the poor packing of cargoes. It is the industry’s latest initiative designed to raise awareness to reduce accidents both aboard ship and in port related to failures to adhere to the established guidelines and best practices in cargo packing.


In launching the new program, the shipping industry is coming together to raise awareness about the practices including failures to secure cargo, overloading, and incorrect declaration of contents that have all been cited as contributing factors to incidents ranging from fires at sea to the loss of cargo overboard. Other occurrences, such as container stack failures, vehicle roll-overs,

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