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Nest tells users to disable key feature of Protect smoke alarm

The Nest Wave feature could delay the sounding of an alarm in an emergency, the company said

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How the Internet of Things opens your home to cyber threats

Thanks to a growing array of Internet-connected conveniences, your PC is not the only thing in your house at risk of being hacked.

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Belkin fixes WeMo security holes that gave hackers access to home appliances

Your light switches and thermostats are safe, for now.

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Wearables, connected homes to spur surge in data sharing by 2017, Gartner says

Wearables and 'smart' appliances are driving the trend.

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Despite Nest purchase, Google isn't welcome in my house

Google's purchase of Nest has been greeted with more jeers than cheers. You can understand why people might not be eager to let the search giant into their home.

Why Google paid $3.2 billion for Nest's smart thermostats

The deal gives Google a stronger footing in the emerging world of the connected home

Google buys smart thermostat maker Nest for $3.2 billion

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Google stands to gain a massive stream of new data about people's daily habits.

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This product will put you to sleep -- but that's a good thing

The Good Night Bulb from Lighting Science removes the kind blue hues of light that can keep your brain alert when you should be winding down for the day.

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Sony's Life Space UX demo boasts of interactive entertainment

Lights, projectors, speakers, displays, and sensors work together to create a dreamy living room experience.

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Best of CES 2014: PCWorld and TechHive editors select their top products from the show

Thousands of products are showcased at CES each year. Here are the 10 products from the 2014 show that stood out from the crowd.