Amazon has announced that Echo will be available in more than 3,000(!) stores around the country in time for the holiday shopping season. Locations include The Home Depot, Staples, Sears, Brookstone, RadioShack, Fred Meyer and P.C. Richard & Son. See the complete list of retailers (so far) here: www.amazon.com/help/devices/retail.
Indigo Domotics creates Smart Home Software for Mac OS X, compatible with hundreds of Z-Wave, INSTEON and other smart devices. And now, thanks to @msreynolds, the controllable universe of iOT just expanded to include them.