Nest Wants To Do To Energy Firms What Apple Did To Record Labels

The thermostat with a brain is rolling out Nest Energy Services this summer, which will allow consumers to gain energy rebates at the flick of a switch, and even earn money from turning their air-con off. This is the Internet of Things at its best.

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My writing career has taken me all round the houses over the past decade and a half--from grumpy teens and hungover rock bands in the U.K., where I was born, via celebrity interviews, health, tech and fashion in Madrid and Paris, before returning to London, where I now live. For the past five years I've been writing about technology and innovation for U.S.