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What is Nest and why does Google want to buy it?

What is Nest and why does Google want to buy it?

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In a surprising move on Monday, Google announced the acquisition of Nest Labs, a home automation company that's made quite a name for itself in three years.  Why would Google, a company traditionally focused on a search engine, advertisements and Android... >>

Google acquiring company behind Nest thermostat for $3.2 billion

Google acquiring company behind Nest thermostat for $3.2 billion

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Google has announced on Monday that it is acquiring the makers of the Nest thermostat for $3.2 billion. Nest has been at the forefront of home automation since it launched to rave reviews in 2011, enabling users save money on heating and cooling thanks... >>

Google reportedly testing 'EnergySense' Nest-like thermostats (Update: screenshot)

Google reportedly testing 'EnergySense' Nest-like thermostats (Update: screenshot)

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Google is testing a smart thermostat that enables users to keep track of their energy use, according to The Information. The thermostat, reportedly called EnergySense, allows users to view data and make smart energy use changes accordingly. Even with... >>

Nest in the UK: Company says it's still working on it

Nest in the UK: Company says it's still working on it

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Nest has said that although it hopes to launch in the UK at some point it doesn't yet have a date for when that will be. "We are working on it," Erik Charlton, VP of business at Nest, told Pocket-lint, breaking the bad news. The move, which seems to have... >>

Nest Labs smart smoke detector reportedly in the works, could land this year

Nest Labs smart smoke detector reportedly in the works, could land this year

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Nest Labs has reportedly been working on a smart smoke detector that is compatible with computers and mobile devices - much like the Learning Thermostat that the startup released in 2011. Former Wall Street Journal reporter Jessica E. Lessin, citing anonymous... >>