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Elizabeth Warren

Elizabeth Warren wants to force Google to divest its acquisitions of Waze, Nest, and DoubleClick

Warren mentioned similar breakups for Facebook and Amazon as well.

The Senate Commerce Committee is demanding answers from Google CEO Sundar Pichai about the company’s failure to disclose a microphone inside Nes...

"Google's failure to disclose a microphone within its Nest Secure product raises serious questions about its commitment to consumer transparency and disclosure."

After a big privacy backlash, Google’s Nest explains which of its products have microphones and why

A Google spokesperson confirmed with Business Insider that there is no microphone in its most popular product, the Nest Learning Thermostat.
Sen. Kamala Harris

Democratic presidential candidates are tearing into Google for the hidden Nest microphone, and calling for tech gadget ‘ingredients’ label...

California Senator Kamala Harris told Business Insider: "Americans shouldn't have to fear that the products in their home could be spying on them."

A major privacy advocacy group is calling on the FTC to force Google to divest the Nest business after it failed to let consumers know about a hidden ...

EPIC sent a letter to the FTC, alerting the commission of the potential consumer risk and requesting that Google divest of Nest hardware products.
Sen. Mark Warner on Capitol Hill.

Sen. Warner blasts Google for hidden Nest microphone: Federal agencies and Congress ‘must have hearings to shine a light on the dark underbelly ...

On Tuesday, Google apologized for not disclosing to consumers that it's Nest security system contained a microphone.

Google says the built-in microphone it never told Nest users about was ‘never supposed to be a secret’

On Tuesday, a Google representative told Business Insider the company had made an "error."

A California woman says her family experienced ‘sheer terror’ after their Nest security camera was hacked, warning them of a North Korean ...

A Northern California family was sent into panic after their Nest camera blared a warning that North Korean missiles were headed to three US cities.
Nathan and Ellen Rigney's son Topper (pictured above) was sleeping Monday night when a man hacked their baby monitor.

Parents say a man hacked their Nest baby monitors and threatened to kidnap their 4-month-old son

Nest told INSIDER it is encouraging users to set up two-factor authentication for added security and to contact them if they see anything suspicious.

14 Google Black Friday deals to shop before November 23 — including the Google Home and Nest Thermostat

Don't wait until Black Friday and Cyber Monday to shop these great deals from Google and Nest. Check out deals that will be released on November 21.