A bug on its "wave to dismiss" feature has prompted Nest to recall 440,000 Nest Protects.
May 22 2014, 12:15am CDT
Source: bidness etc
Over the first half of fiscal 2014 (FY14), Google Inc. (GOOGL) spent $4.2 billion on acquisitions compared to $1.3 billion last year. This represents an increase of more than 300%, and reveals Google’s focus to further diversify its business.
Google’s biggest acquisition was Nest Labs Inc, a maker of high-tech thermostats and smoke detectors. The purchase of the company, which was founded by Tony Fadell, the designer of the iPod, represents Google’s attempt to enter the In ...
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2 hours ago
Keeping you in the loop on just a few of the many things that happened around Apple this week.
China Mobile starts...
Jan 18 2014, 8:16pm CST
Source: Business Insider
Good morning! It's going to heat up again here in New York, with the high temperature approaching 87 degrees. Let's look at the news. 1. Apple is putting in an order for 70-80 million iPhone 6 phones for the fall. That is its biggest order ever by a wide margin. It's ordering 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch models, with the 5.5-inch model coming a little later than the 4.7-inch model. 2. Apple will report earnings today after the market closes. Truth be told, this is the most boring o ...
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6 days ago, 5:24am CDT
Following this week’s announcement that Google has agreed to purchase connected home device maker Nest for $3.2 billion...
Jan 18 2014, 11:16am CST
Source: CBS San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS / AP) — Some 1 billion people are now using Android devices, Google said as the company kicked off its two-day developer conference Wednesday in San Francisco.
But the online search leader’s effort to broaden its focus beyond smartphones and tablets was on full display as the company unveiled far-reaching plans to push further into the living room, the family car and the TV set.
As part of a nearly three-hour opening presentation, Google gave mo ...
Full article at: CBS San Francisco
Jun 25 2014, 6:34pm CDT
Source: 49 News Topeka
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An Android update, wearable gadgets and so-called smart home devices are just some of the innovations Google is likely to show off at its two-day developer conference, which begins Wednesday in San Francisco.
In recent years, the conference has focused on smartphones and tablets, but this year Google’s Android operating system is expected to stretch —into cars, homes and smartwatches.
Pacific Crest analyst Eva ...
Full article at: 49 News Topeka
Jun 25 2014, 6:57am CDT
One of the most surprising things about Google and its purchase of Nest is the price. Over $3 billion! That’s what you’...
Jan 15 2014, 8:51am CST