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IoT consortium Thread Group launches free membership initiative for promising startups

As it welcomes Somfy and Tyco to its board of directors, the Thread Group keeps an eye out for startups that could have an outsized impact on the developing Internet of Things market.

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The connected home of the future will be voice-activated and Nest-integrated

Appliance makers at CES 2015 prove The Jetsons' futuristic house might not be so far off.

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Whirlpool’s new washers talk to Nest while you’re away

The company’s latest appliances are the first on board with the Nest Developer Program.

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The Internet of Things, explained

Everybody’s talking about it, billions are being spent on it, and it will impact all of our lives sooner rather than later. Our primer explains what all the fuss is about.

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Google's Nest thermostat becomes a faster learner with major software update

The update helps the device become more aware of how people use it and adjust automatically to fit customer needs.

Nest acquires Revolv and immediately stops sales of one of the top smart-home hubs

This is great news on the one hand, and a sad turn of events on the other.

Samsung, ARM, and Nest launch Thread, a low-power network for the smart home

Products based on the networking specification are due next year

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Just kidding, says Nest, we are totally sharing your data with Google

Of course Google-owned Nest will share your data with Google, but only if you say it's OK.

on techhive.com

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Nest thermostat to work with wearables, appliances, and even your car

The Nest Developer Program will allow Google's smart thermostat to be a major hub in your connected home.

on techhive.com

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Google's Nest buys Dropcam to connect the home further

Google confirmed the deal in a blog post, while reports say the sale price was above $500 million.