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Read: ADT & Google Nest Alliance: ‘A Far-Reaching, Long-Term Commitment’

ADT & Google Nest Alliance: ‘A Far-Reaching, Long-Term Commitment’

ADT expects to offer certain Google devices to its customers beginning this year and to expand the integration in 2021 and beyond.

Read: ADT Announces Smart Home Security Partnership With Google

ADT Announces Smart Home Security Partnership With Google

The partnership will provide customers with integrated smart home technology to be offered in both DIY and professionally installed security offerings.

Read: 3 in 4 U.S. Households at Risk to Get Hacked Via Voice Assistants by 2025

3 in 4 U.S. Households at Risk to Get Hacked Via Voice Assistants by 2025

Recent findings show that voice assistants can get hacked by using ultrasonic waves to imitate voice commands, according to Atlas VPN.

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.

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