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  • Spark Labs Raises $4.9 Million For An Internet Of Things OS

    Spark Labs Raises $4.9 Million For An Internet Of Things OS

    Spark Labs, the same folks who made this open-source Nest-like thermostat, has raised $4.9 million in Series A funding led by Lion Wells Capital, and with participation from O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, SOSventures, and Collaborative Fund, as well as a host of angel investors. Read More

  • Spark.io Hackers Make An Open-Source Nest Thermostat

    Spark.io Hackers Make An Open-Source Nest Thermostat

    Sure it’s not made of metal nor did it convince Google to give its creators billions of dollars, but dammit if this isn’t a cool hack. The folks at Spark.io, creators of the Spark Core, a unique Wi-Fi development board that allows you to add Wi-Fi controls to Arduino projects, have used their tech to create a Nest-alike with some of the same features as Tony Fadell’s popular… Read More