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

In early February, Google announced that Assistant would now work with its home security and alarm system Nest Secure. The problem — users didn’t know a microphone even existed on their Nest Secure devices to begin with. On Tuesday, a Google spokesperson told Business Insider it had made an “error.” “The on-device microphone was never […]

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This pillow that was on ‘Shark Tank’ uses a special technology to play music and ambient sounds only you can hear — making sure you don’t wake anyone else from the noise

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. The Dreampad Pillow ($160), as seen on “Shark Tank,” plays music only you can hear through bone conduction. The Dreampad app is pre-loaded with 10 songs engineered to […]

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Bernie Sanders raked in more than $4 million in donations hours after announcing his 2020 presidential bid

Ten hours after announcing he would run in the 2020 US presidential election, Democratic Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont raised more than $4 million from nearly 150,000 individual donors, the campaign said in an email on Tuesday. Faiz Shakir, Sanders’ campaign manager, could not confirm the exact amount on Tuesday afternoon, but said in an […]

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