Why Google Bought Nest and What It Could Mean for Your Home (VIDEO)

Google’s $3.2 billion acquisition of Nest, creator of the smart thermostat and smoke detector, caught many industry watchers by surprise. But Google’s move to snap up one of the leading companies in the nascent field of devices that are paving the way for the “Internet of Things” is only surprising if you don’t know what Nest is all about. Continue reading “Why Google Bought Nest and What It Could Mean for Your Home (VIDEO)”

Why Google Bought Nest and What It Could Mean for Your Home (VIDEO)

Google’s $3.2 billion acquisition of Nest, creator of the smart thermostat and smoke detector, caught many industry watchers by surprise. But Google’s move to snap up one of the leading companies in the nascent field of devices that are paving the way for the “Internet of Things” is only surprising if you don’t know what Nest is all about. Continue reading “Why Google Bought Nest and What It Could Mean for Your Home (VIDEO)”