‘Made by Google’ products start using recycled materials this year, carbon neutral by 2020

While Google’s self-branded hardware lineup is relatively young, the company is today announcing a huge commitment going forward. By 2020, all products Google ships will be carbon neutral, and all Made by Google products will include recycled materials by 2022, with some starting later this year. Announced by way of a post with Fast Company (and an official blog post), Google’s new commitment points toward a “greener” future for its products. This will start later this year on an unnamed “yet-to-be-announced” product (my bet is on the new Google Home). Apparently, one engineer on…

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The Best Products That Work With Google Assistant

There are a lot of smart home options out there. Before Amazon, Google and Apple got their acts together and created a connected Internet of Things network, Nest was leading the way. Nest was responsible for offering a standard that other companies could build off, creating a way to link multiple home devices. It’s so pervasive, so popular, that when Google tried to effectively end its Works With Nest (WWN) program earlier this year, it had to quickly issue a new statement that better clarified that it would be transitioning WWN devices…

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