Quotes of the week: “The crime scene of tomorrow will be the internet of things.”
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Quotes of the week: “The crime scene of tomorrow will be the internet of things.”

“Britain's been a little slow to the game honestly. We have a minister from Britain coming but there's not a lot of activity that we've seen at CES. I think it's a source of embarrassment.”

Gary Shapiro, CEO of the Consumer Technology Association [which organizes CES], throws shade at the UK at this year’s event

 “It's not about the damn Turing Test.”

IBM's chief innovation officer Bernie Meyerson on the company’s goals with Watson


“Nation states have been attacking each other electronically for a decade or more. Historians will eventually give it a name and a start and end date.”

The Guardian’s Martin Belam argues that we are living through the “first world cyberwar”, but it will only become obvious to historians in hindsight

“No computer is safe. If you have something really important, write it out and have it delivered by courier.”

President-Elect Donald Trump shares his cyber-security advice


“Making America great again requires more than 140 characters per issue. With all due respect, America cannot afford a Twitter presidency.”

Senate Minority Leader, Chuck Schumer, on Donald Trump’s social media strategy


“The crime scene of tomorrow is going to be the internet of things.”

Mark Stokes, the head of the digital, cyber and communications forensics unit at the Metropolitan Police, on how evidence will be gathered from smart devices in the home in the future


“I thought it was an April Fools' joke.”

Google CEO on what he thought of Gmail when he first heard about it (but hadn’t used it yet)


“This year was a challenging year for Samsung.”

Samsung’s US President Tim Baxter admits the obvious


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