Tony Fadell


Google stops production for its Glass product

Google stops production for its Glass product

The company is interested to launch Glass as a consumer product but it will stop producing the current version...

Jan 16 2015, 10:01am CST

Google Nest to become Center of Smart Home

Google Nest to become Center of Smart Home

Nest Labs is taking the next step in its quest to become a central hub for the smart home, by letting creators of other gadgets...

Jun 24 2014, 5:00am CDT

Nest recalls 440,000 smoke and carbon monoxide alarms

Nest recalls 440,000 smoke and carbon monoxide alarms

A bug on its "wave to dismiss" feature has prompted Nest to recall 440,000 Nest Protects....

May 22 2014, 12:15am CDT

Apple Loop: 'Great Things' Coming, iPhone 6 Rumor Roundup, Jobs' Biographer Says Google Rules, Mac Turns 30

Apple Loop: 'Great Things' Coming, iPhone 6 Rumor Roundup, Jobs' Biographer Says Google Rules, Mac Turns 30

Keeping you in the loop on just a few of the many things that happened around Apple this week. China Mobile starts selling iPho...

Jan 18 2014, 8:16pm CST

Google Buys Nest Just As Internet Of Things Suffers First Global Cyber Attack

Google Buys Nest Just As Internet Of Things Suffers First Global Cyber Attack

Following this week’s announcement that Google has agreed to purchase connected home device maker Nest for $3.2 billion there h...

Jan 18 2014, 11:16am CST

Google Buys Nest, The $3 Billion Distraction

Google Buys Nest, The $3 Billion Distraction

One of the most surprising things about Google and its purchase of Nest is the price. Over $3 billion! That’s what you’d pay fo...

Jan 15 2014, 8:51am CST

I4U news

Google builds a 'Nest' for future of smart homes

Google counts on latest acquisition to open doors as homes get smarter in digital world SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When...

Jan 15 2014, 2:41am CST

I4U news

Google Takes A Cue From The Apple Playbook With Nest

Google’s acquisition of Nest Labs is being touted as a sign that it’s serious about putting itself at the center of the Interne...

Jan 14 2014, 2:36pm CST

5 Reasons Nest Sold To Google

5 Reasons Nest Sold To Google

The big obsession yesterday was with why Google spent $3.2 billion on startup Nest Labs. But lost in the shuffle of the breatht...

Jan 14 2014, 7:56am CST

Why Nest Could Be A Nightmare For Google

Why Nest Could Be A Nightmare For Google

Google’s headquarters in Mountain View and the California Public Utility Commission in San Francisco are only about 50 miles ap...

Jan 14 2014, 1:46am CST

Nest finds a home in Google

Nest finds a home in Google

Google has acquired Nest Labs, the maker of the popular learning thermostat....

Jan 13 2014, 9:51pm CST

Nest Gives Google Its Next Big Data Play: Energy

Nest Gives Google Its Next Big Data Play: Energy

When Google bought Motorola in 2012, its mandate was to get more millions people on the mobile web. Now with its $3.2 billion p...

Jan 13 2014, 5:51pm CST

I4U news

Google says it will buy Nest Labs for $3.2B

Google says it will buy Nest Labs, maker of high-tech smoke alarms and thermostats, for $3.2B NEW YORK (AP) — Goo...

Jan 13 2014, 5:11pm CST

I4U news

Google Acquires Smart Thermostat Maker Nest For $3.2 Billion

Three years after redefining what thermostats are capable of, Palo Alto-based Nest is being bought by Google for $3.2 billion....

Jan 13 2014, 4:21pm CST

Look Out, Apple - Google Just Bought Nest For $3.2 Billion

Look Out, Apple - Google Just Bought Nest For $3.2 Billion

In a deal surprising only for its enormous purchase price, Google has announced that it’s buying Nest Labs, the hot maker of te...

Jan 13 2014, 4:21pm CST

Insights From A Smart House Innovator

Insights From A Smart House Innovator

Much has been written about the “Internet of Things”, and the promise of smart devices making our lives better and more efficie...

Jan 7 2014, 9:16am CST

Nest Protect is a $129 Smoke Detector with Brain and Voice

Nest Protect is a $129 Smoke Detector with Brain and Voice

Worth $129, the Nest Protect Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detector really makes a person’s home digitally connected. This device w...

Oct 9 2013, 3:10am CDT

Apple Built Google Glass Like Prototypes

Apple Built Google Glass Like Prototypes

Apple is thinking big for wearable tech as its rumored iWatch is slated for 2014 launch. Apple has experimented and tinkered wi...

Sep 10 2013, 10:00am CDT

Stopping Brownouts before they start, Nest’s New Plan

Stopping Brownouts before they start, Nest’s New Plan

One cannot imagine living in Texas without air conditioning and there isn’t much power to go around cooling the residents of th...

Apr 23 2013, 7:15am CDT

Apple Store offers Nest Thermostat

Apple Store offers Nest Thermostat

The Nest Thermostat looks like it is made by Apple. And this is actually almost true. Tony Fadell, hardware designer of the iPo...

May 30 2012, 7:46am CDT

The Cool Nest Learning Thermostat is on Display at Lowe's Stores

The Cool Nest Learning Thermostat is on Display at Lowe's Stores

Over 500 Lowe's across the US now carry Nest Learning Thermostats. Each store has a huge display with a Nest you can play...

May 15 2012, 5:16am CDT