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CEDIA to Be ‘Grow with Google’ Education Partner, Offer Free Business Courses

CEDIA announced this week is offering prospective and current members free access to “Grow with Google” courses in a range of subjects to complement its industry-leading curriculum. Accessed via CEDIA Academy online, the curated collection of courses from Google explores topics such as the “Fundamentals of Online Marketing,” “Design Thinking for the Entrepreneur,” “Attract More Customers Online Using […]

Arlen Schweiger · May 21, 2021

Google Unveils New Nest Pro Awards Program

Nest Pro Virtual Summit stresses Google’s commitment to professional installation channel with exclusive product and loyalty program.

Jason Knott · May 21, 2021

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Sonos Confident of Victory in Google Patent Lawsuit

Sonos expects ITC decision in August. Meanwhile, German court ruling stops sales of Google Pixel smartphones, Nest speakers and YouTube music app.

Jason Knott · May 13, 2021

2021 CE Pro 100: Integrators Overcome Major Hurdles

The median CE Pro 100 integration firm’s revenues fell just 2.4% in 2020 despite pandemic shutdowns.

Jason Knott · May 11, 2021

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CE Pro Podcast #54: Google, Shelly Target Smart Home, Wellness

Google expands ‘Works with Google Assistant’ program while Allterco Robotics targets entry level with Shelly line of Wi-Fi solutions.

Jason Knott · April 30, 2021

Google Nest Moves into Wellness with New Sleep-Sensing Feature

New $99 Google Nest Hub includes Sleep Sensing wellness technology that tracks a person’s sleep using microphones.

Jason Knott · March 18, 2021

Google Nest Reopens API to Brilliant

Google turned off Nest’s API in August, 2019, shutting out certain other third-party devices from integrating with its thermostats.

Jason Knott · February 19, 2021

Sonos Smashes Record Quarterly Revenues, Profits

Sonos reports Q1 revenues of $645.6 million, up 15%. Profits rise 78%. Lawsuits against Google progress, and manufacturing moves to Malaysia.

Jason Knott · February 11, 2021

Google Creates First-Ever Co-Branded Nest Thermostat for Smart Home Installation Firm

Google will co-brand the Nest Thermostat E for Goodman Networks and its network of 2,000+ independent HVAC and smart home installers.

Jason Knott · February 09, 2021

19 Million Renters Just Got Access to Google Nest Thermostats

MDU service provider RealPage brings Google Nest thermostats to its property management partners worldwide.

Jason Knott · December 10, 2020