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Read: Nest CEO Steps Down as Company Folds Into Google’s Home Division

Nest CEO Steps Down as Company Folds Into Google’s Home Division

The move comes as Google looks to more easily integrate some of its machine learning technology and artificial intelligence into Nest products.

Read: Vivint Partners With Google to Give Voice Control to New Customers, Expand Smart Home Suite

Vivint Partners With Google to Give Voice Control to New Customers, Expand Smart Home Suite

Vivint will give two Google Home Mini devices to every new customer and add Nest Thermostat E and Google WiFi to its smart home suite.

Read: Voice-Operated Alarm Systems Forecast to Be Growing at 7% Annual Clip

Voice-Operated Alarm Systems Forecast to Be Growing at 7% Annual Clip

Voice assistants developed by Amazon, Google, Apple and others are disrupting the way consumers interact with connected home devices and fueling growth for voice-operated alarm systems, according a new research note by IHS Markit.

Read: Updates to Google’s Search Engine Could Hurt 66% of Integrators’ Websites

Updates to Google’s Search Engine Could Hurt 66% of Integrators’ Websites

A new algorithm change to Google could hurt the rankings of websites that are not optimized for mobile devices.

Read: Amazon Pulls the Plug on Selling Nest Smart Devices, Worsening Feud With Google

Amazon Pulls the Plug on Selling Nest Smart Devices, Worsening Feud With Google

Amazon currently vends a limited number of Nest products; however, plans call for those to disappear from the site once the remaining inventory is expended.

Read: This Modern-Day PERS Solution Utilizes Google Home

This Modern-Day PERS Solution Utilizes Google Home

The realKNX home automation system gives users the ability to use Google Assistant to automatically call a caregiver in case of an emergency.

Read: ADT Announces Google Home Integration

ADT Announces Google Home Integration

The integration will allow customers to perform the same functions as the ADT Pulse app, such as arming a security system, through voice commands.

Read: Google Unveils New Home Mini, Max as Smart Speaker Battle Heats Up

Google Unveils New Home Mini, Max as Smart Speaker Battle Heats Up

The Google Home Mini and Home Max speakers show the company is ready to wrestle the smart home back from the clutches of Amazon and its Echo devices.

Read: Honeywell Announces Google Home Integration

Honeywell Announces Google Home Integration

Google Home is the latest collaboration in the Works With Honeywell program.

Read: Google Assistant Now Has More Smart Home Partners Than Ever

Google Assistant Now Has More Smart Home Partners Than Ever

Including Honeywell and August Home, Google’s virtual assistant now has over 70 home automation partners and counting.

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