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 and services access its learning thermostat and smoke detector for the first time. With the...
Jun 24 2014, 5:00am CDT
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 for a fast growing social network. But seriously, Nest hardly has the kind of defensible...
Jan 15 2014, 8:51am CST
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 our Internet-connected gadgets and home appliances all learn to talk to each other, Google...
Jan 15 2014, 2:41am CST
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 Internet of Things, a potential $19 billion market of opportunity for all kinds of connected...
Jan 14 2014, 2:36pm CST
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 breathtaking price and lots of questionable speculation about whether this is relevant to Apple was...
Jan 14 2014, 7:56am CST
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 apart as the crow, or techie commuter bus, flies.
But when it comes to style and outlook on...
Jan 14 2014, 1:46am CST
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 purchase of Nest Labs, Google could get millions of homes connected to a different kind of...
Jan 13 2014, 5:51pm CST
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) — Google will pay $3.2 billion to buy Nest Labs, which develops high-tech versions of devices...
Jan 13 2014, 5:11pm CST
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.
“Google will help us fully realize our vision of the conscious home and allow us to change...
Jan 13 2014, 4:21pm CST
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 tech-infused household devices such as thermostats and smoke alarms, for $3.2 billion in cash...
Jan 13 2014, 4:21pm CST
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 efficient. One of the places most logical for this reality to transform our daily lives is in the...
Jan 7 2014, 9:16am CST
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 with various products in the past. It is even rumored to have built several prototypes like of the Google Glass in its heyday, but have no time to work on it.
Sep 10 2013, 10:00am CDT
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 the state, especially in the wee hours of hot summer afternoons. Nest has come up with a solution to fix this issue of excessive heating.
Apr 23 2013, 7:15am CDT
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 iPod is behind the Nest.
May 30 2012, 7:46am CDT
Father of the iPod leaves Apple The WSJ reports that senior executive Tony Fadell has left Apple. Tony Fadell is senior vice president of Apple's iPod division and also known as Father of the iPod.
Mr. Fadell apparently approached Apple with the...
Nov 4 2008, 5:00am CST
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