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How Google’s New Data Policy Ruined Nest

So much for an independent universe in the connected home

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TThermostats are one of the few home devices that legitimately benefit from an infusion of the internet. Smart thermostats help reduce energy usage and automate away a bunch of banal tasks — no more leaving the heat on while you’re at work, for example.



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Owen Williams

Fascinated by how code and design is shaping the world. I write about the why behind tech news. Design Manager in Tech.