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Another home thermostat found vulnerable to attack
     posted by shdawson, Mon 15 Jan 2024 04:31:08 PM UTC

https://www.foxnews.com/tech/another-home-thermostat-found-vulnerable-to-attack

A network cable connection to any thermostat is still a safer and overall less expensive long term choice.

The Christmas Electric Grid Emergency
     posted by shdawson, Tue 27 Dec 2022 03:09:04 PM UTC

https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-christmas-electric-grid-emergency-11672091317

Surrendering control of an HVAC thermostat to an electricity company enables them to change the temperature settings as they see fit.

Maintaining personal control of an HVAC thermostat is a wise choice.

Cost of living: Calls for targeted help to cut energy bills
     posted by shdawson, Sun 20 Mar 2022 04:34:34 PM UTC

https://www.bbc.com/news/business-60796131
"Millions of households are facing a 54% rise in the cost of a typical annual gas and electricity bill..."

We discussed deeply when we designed GNU remotecontrol the reality of rising energy costs pushing consumer purchasing decisions to the point of genuine consumer pain. All energy costs [...]

Corrections & Amplifications - WSJ - October 9th, 2021
     posted by shdawson, Sat 09 Oct 2021 11:42:21 AM UTC

https://www.wsj.com/articles/corrections-amplifications-11633728902

The editor of the Wall Street Journal has retracted their article about the new Google Nest Thermostat feature by issuing a public correction announcement.

Google Rolls Out Emission-Curbing Tools for Nest Thermostat
     posted by shdawson, Thu 07 Oct 2021 03:33:41 PM UTC

https://www.wsj.com/articles/google-rolls-out-emission-curbing-tools-for-nest-thermostat-11633503660

This offering from Google is false advertising. There is no means for an electricity customer to select the source of the electricity provided to their premises.


Older News Approved
Nest Outage Takes Out Most Services posted by shdawson, Thu 29 Jul 2021 10:27:43 AM UTC
Nest Thermostat bug disables Google Home app control posted by shdawson, Thu 06 May 2021 10:36:36 AM UTC
Google brings HVAC monitoring to all Nest Thermostats posted by shdawson, Sat 31 Oct 2020 04:01:53 PM UTC
New Google Nest Thermostat passes through FCC posted by shdawson, Fri 11 Sep 2020 10:21:55 PM UTC
Key to Preventing Covid-19 Indoors: Ventilation - WSJ posted by shdawson, Wed 02 Sep 2020 11:18:43 AM UTC
Two-Factor Authentication Update - Google Nest Community posted by shdawson, Tue 05 May 2020 12:28:03 PM UTC
U.S. Moves to Ban Use of Some Foreign Power Gear posted by shdawson, Fri 01 May 2020 07:30:13 PM UTC
Thermostat Worn on Arm posted by shdawson, Mon 06 Jan 2020 10:22:29 AM UTC
Google's smart home ecosystem is a complete mess - CNET posted by shdawson, Sat 14 Sep 2019 10:18:10 PM UTC
Nest, the company, died at Google I/O 2019 posted by shdawson, Sat 11 May 2019 11:39:18 AM UTC
How hacking threats spurred secret U.S. blacklist posted by shdawson, Tue 23 Apr 2019 09:38:53 PM UTC
CoreOS to join Red Hat posted by shdawson, Mon 05 Feb 2018 09:55:37 PM UTC
Release of GNU remotecontrol - Version 2.0 posted by shdawson, Mon 25 Apr 2016 10:58:35 PM UTC
New Address for Web Archive posted by shdawson, Fri 24 Oct 2014 07:47:56 PM UTC
FSF Interview posted by shdawson, Tue 09 Sep 2014 11:43:22 AM UTC
Release of remotecontrol Unattended Server Side Automation posted by shdawson, Sat 29 Mar 2014 07:20:27 PM UTC
Release of Version 1.1 posted by shdawson, Mon 30 Sep 2013 04:22:21 PM UTC
Version 1.1 is coming soon..... posted by shdawson, Mon 24 Jun 2013 10:37:10 PM UTC
Launch of Blog posted by shdawson, Sun 10 Feb 2013 01:12:53 AM UTC
Release posted by shdawson, Mon 31 Dec 2012 08:52:19 PM UTC

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