Nest Stories March 8

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Alphabet’s Nest is developing remote sensors for its smart thermostat to allow temperature to be controlled on a room-by-room basis, reports Bloomberg. Competing smart thermostat products typically use units attached to radiators that detect the room temperature and adjust the flow to each room.

The company is also said to be working on a lower-cost version of the company’s smart thermostat, with a target price of under $200 against its current price of $249. That price reduction may, though, be reflected in the finish of the product, says the paper’s source …

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Nest Stories March 7

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Nest is getting a nice security improvement today with an update that brings two-step authentication for user accounts and all of the company’s products.

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Nest Stories February 28

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As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today makes smart thermostats eligible for its latest Energy Star specifications, Nest is announcing that it’s the first product to receive the energy efficiency certification.

The company explained in a blog post announcing the news that the EPA originally removed programmable thermostats from Energy Star eligibility in 2009, but is now introducing a new “Connected Thermostats” category:

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Nest Stories February 14

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This morning Nest has released a brand new version of its mobile app which comes along with a handful of new tricks for Nest Cam owners. The most notable new feature comes with a Nest Aware subscription, and that’s the addition of door detection.

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Nest Stories January 23

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Apple lured five-year VP of Technology at Nest and co-founder of Google X Yoky Matsuoka to work on its health initiatives in May of last year, but now she has seemingly jumped back over to the Mountain View, Company subsidiary. According to her LinkedIn profile, Matsuoka is now serving as Chief Technology Officer at Nest…

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Nest Stories January 16

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Up to today, Nest — a fellow subsidiary of Google’s parent company, Alphabet — has only made its products available in 7 countries. Now the company has announced that its products will soon be available in four new European countries: Austria, Germany, Italy and Spain…

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