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Read: Google to Require Nest Users to Enable Two-Factor Authentication

Google to Require Nest Users to Enable Two-Factor Authentication

Google says enabling two-factor authentication “will greatly reduce the likelihood of an unauthorized person gaining access to your Nest account.”

Read: Sonos Slaps Google With Lawsuit Over Patent Infringement of Speaker Technology

Sonos Slaps Google With Lawsuit Over Patent Infringement of Speaker Technology

Sonos claims it warned Google about infringement activities back in 2016, yet the company continues to roll out products utilizing the Sonos’ patented technology.

Read: Google Disables Xiaomi Integration After Nest Hub Picks Up Random Camera Feed

Google Disables Xiaomi Integration After Nest Hub Picks Up Random Camera Feed

A user’s Google Nest Hub was showing images from a random camera feed instead of his own Xiaomi Mijia 1080p smart IP security camera.

Read: Google, Amazon, Apple, Zigbee Alliance to Collaborate on Smart Home Open Standard

Google, Amazon, Apple, Zigbee Alliance to Collaborate on Smart Home Open Standard

Project Connected Home over IP aims to make it easier for device manufacturers to build devices that are compatible with each other’s smart home and voice services.

Read: Latest Google Nest Cam IQ Vulnerabilities Include Device Takeover & More

Latest Google Nest Cam IQ Vulnerabilities Include Device Takeover & More

Researchers found vulnerabilities in the Nest Cam IQ indoor camera that could allow hackers to disable the camera, and allow code execution and information disclosure.

Read: ESA and TMA Dispute Google Statement: ‘Security Systems Often Use Microphones’

ESA and TMA Dispute Google Statement: ‘Security Systems Often Use Microphones’

The industry associations rebuke the validity of Google’s published statements concerning the use of microphones in security devices.

Read: Google Updates Nest Secure to Become a Voice Assistant-Enabled Smart Speaker

Google Updates Nest Secure to Become a Voice Assistant-Enabled Smart Speaker

Google is pushing an over-the-air update that will add Google Assistant voice functionality to the Nest Secure smart home security system.

Read: Google Smart Home, Nest Pro Products Now Sold by SnapAV

Google Smart Home, Nest Pro Products Now Sold by SnapAV

SnapAV now carries a full lineup of Nest and Google smart home products, including the professionally monitored Nest Secure alarm system.

Read: Texas Electric Utility Strikes Partnership Agreement With Google and Nest

Texas Electric Utility Strikes Partnership Agreement With Google and Nest

The collaboration allows Reliant to offer a new suite of electricity plans paired with a full range of the latest smart home devices from Google and Nest.

Read: Nest x Yale Lock Gains Google Assistant Voice Control Support

Nest x Yale Lock Gains Google Assistant Voice Control Support

Owners of the the Nest x Yale smart door lock, Nest Secure security system, Nest Cam IQ and Nest Hello video doorbell can now control all devices with Google Assistant.

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