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In 2016, these novels made up 23% of the overall fiction market, and they consistently outperform all other genres. Yet they're still considered “guilty pleasures."“Often people hear romance novel and have a very specific picture in their minds: maybe a historical novel, perhaps with a specific cover model, and lots of fuchsia and teal and flowing hair,” says Sarah Wendell, founder of the website Smart Bitches, Trashy Books and co-author of Beyond Heaving Bosoms. “They may also think of recent blockbuster erotic novels, or variations of the same.
New year, new romance . It appears Matt Lauer is starting off 2020 with someone special by his side. What' s more ? According to InTouch Weekly, who first reported on their romance , Matt and Shamin In October 2019, new allegations surfaced against Lauer when his NBC News colleague
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On New Year's Day, Dio looked at his Google Nest Hub, and clicked on the camera tab to see video from his Xiaomi camera, expecting to see a live feed of the blackboard he had the smart device pointed to.
Instead, he saw stills from a stranger's camera, pointing at what looked like someone's kitchen. Confused, he did it again and again, and got a different image each time. Only every now and then it would be an image from his own camera.
He had seen inside someone's living room, a baby sleeping, a person sitting in the kitchen, and another photo of a child with toys, according to stills he posted in aon Wednesday.
Dio, from the Netherlands, declined to give his full name out of safety concerns. He said his camera and the Nest Hub were on the latest firmware when he first started seeing the strangers' photos.
"I'm just glad I didn't have one pointed at our bed or shower," he said in an email.
It's unclear what caused the images to start popping up on his Nest Hub.
"We're aware of the issue and are in contact with Xiaomi to work on a fix. In the meantime, we're disabling Xiaomi integrations on our devices," Google said. The company isn't aware of other instances of this happening.
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Matt Lauer is moving on. After finalizing his divorce from ex-wife Annette Roque, 53, in September, Lauer , 62, is now dating his longtime pal Shamin Abas , who runs a marketing firm, according to In Touch. The outlet claims that the two embarked on a getaway in New Zealand just before the holiday.
Xiaomi didn't respond to a request for comment.
Smart devices are notorious for security concerns, like when hackers took advantage of Ring's authentication process and were able to. Security issues on smart cameras are yet another reason for anxiety, since hackers could get a direct feed on people's activities.
Dio said he wasn't doing anything malicious when he discovered the technical flaw, and mostly found it by accident when he was testing his Xiaomi Mijia smart camera, which he bought from AliExpress in June.
The camera can be linked to Google Nest devices through the Mi Home app, which Dio said he primarily used.
Matt Lauer Vacations in New Zealand for the Holidays with New Flame Shamin Abas .
Matt Lauer Vacations in New Zealand with New Girlfriend Shamin AbasThe former Today show anchor, 62, was spotted in New Zealand over the holidays, vacationing with his new flame Shamin Abas.