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Crunch Report | Postmates delivers a personnel shift

The first ICO unicorns have arrived, the Nest Thermostat E is a new cheaper, simpler thermostat, Postmates laid off all its city managers yesterday and the latest SanDisk microSD card can now hold 400

Nest invites press to a “big announcement” on September 20

Earlier today Nest announced a new thermostat but it appears the company has more things to announce. Nest just sent invites to an event on September 20, saying it’s a big announcement. No other

This is the new, cheaper Nest Thermostat

The rumor mill has been buzzing for a while now about a new, more affordable Nest Thermostat — and sure enough: it’s now official. They’re calling it the Nest Thermostat E. As rumored, they’ve

Leaked image suggests a new Nest thermostat is on the way

Alphabet-owned Nest has taken some pretty safe choices in the IoT space, building products that rely on a their Internet connectedness to function. Their most recognizable product, the Nest Learning T

Wallflower wants to prevent cooking fires by making your stove smarter

The fire department responds to a home fire every 86 seconds, and many of those start in the kitchen. Wallflower is a device that easily hooks into most electric stoves, between the outlet and the sto

The Nest Cam IQ may be smarter, but it’s not yet brilliant

The Nest Cam IQ is the latest product from Alphabet-owned smart home company Nest, an HD security camera with a 4K sensor it uses to do things like intelligently track faces and people at higher resol

Crunch Report | 2017 Internet Trends Report

Mary Meeker's 2017 Internet Trends Report is released, Elon Musk draws his line with Trump, Nest's newest smart camera, Nest Cam IQ, is released and Samsung's Bixby personal assistant is reportedly ru

Nest’s latest home camera is the super smart Nest Cam IQ

Nest has a brand new security camera in their line-up, taking its place alongside the Nest Cam and Nest Cam Outdoor. The new member of the family is the Nest Cam IQ, a camera that takes its design cue

Nest Cams now know what a door looks like and can monitor them automatically

Nest is shipping a new build of the Nest app this morning, and it comes with a few new tricks. Most notably, they’re bubbling up some more computer vision smarts. With this update, Nest Aware (the c

Dropcam co-founder Greg Duffy goes to work for Apple

As first reported by The Information, Dropcam co-founder Greg Duffy has found a new home at Apple. The move comes after a bit of a tumultuous stint at Google, when its subsidiary Nest picked up Duffy

Alphabet’s smart home brand Nest expands to Germany, Austria, Italy, Spain

As Amazon, Apple and others tee up smart home strategies with apps, hubs and new devices, Google is also turning up the temperature, so to speak, on its own ambitions. Today, Nest — the smart ho

Apple is screwing up HomeKit; here’s how they can fix it

The real magic of the Internet of Things happens when devices work together. It will be magic when Siri, on your iPhone, can adjust your thermostat or confirm you locked the back door; when your door

You can now control Nest’s Thermostat with your Apple Watch

If you own both a Nest thermostat and an Apple Watch, you might’ve figured the two would’ve learned to play friendly by now. I mean, Apple Watch keeps you from having to pull your phone ou

Awair air quality monitor teams up with Nest, Amazon Echo and IFTTT

Awair, the IoT product that sits in the home and measures the quality of your air, has today announced integrations with a number of other platforms to improve the experience. The company behind Awair

Nest is finally making an outdoor Nest Cam and it’ll ship for $199 this fall

Nest Cams (formerly known as Dropcams) are handy little things — plug it in, get it on WiFi, and boom, you’ve got a low-hassle indoor security camera. Want to put it outside? That’s a bi

Tony Fadell exits Nest, Marwan Fawaz to step in as CEO

Can’t say we saw this coming. In a surprise post today on the official Nest blog, co-founder Tony Fadell announced that he will be exiting his role as CEO of Nest, in favor of an advisory role at th

Google’s Nest open sources OpenThread to snag more IoT partners, take on Amazon

Earlier this year, a report in The Information claimed that Google-owned Nest was working on a rival to Amazon’s Echo — a service that would bring together a number of other connected devi

Apple brings in ex-Googler and robotics expert Yoky Matsuoka to work on Healthkit

Apple has tapped Nest’s former tech chief Yoky Matsuoka to head up health projects at the company, according to Fortune. The MacArthur genius award winner comes with an impressive resume as

Connected-battery maker Roost announces two new low-cost smart smoke alarms

Beginning life as a Kickstarter campaign back in 2014, the team at Roost found a compelling, low-cost backdoor into the world of smart smoke alarms dominated by the team at Nest. Roel Peeters and Jame

Nest demonstrates the risks of being an early adopter by shutting down Revolv

Remember the Revolv home automation hub? Probably not. The device was released in late 2013, and while fantastic, it largely flew under the radar before Alphabet’s Nest division bought the compa
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