Google’s Nest open sources OpenThread to snag more IoT partners, take on Amazon – TechCrunch

Earlier this year, a report in The Information claimed that Google-owned Nest was working on a rival to Amazon’s Echo — a service that would bring together a number of other connected devices and services to help people organise and manage their homes …
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