Tagged #Nest

Jun 24 AT 11:07 AM Nick Sarafolean 2 Comments

Nest developer program opens, change your temperature via Google Now and more

Nest is Google’s step into the world of smart homes. That goal is about to be furthered through the new Nest developer program, which allows developers and companies to create products that work with Nest. The APIs will allow for integration of Nest smart functions into other products.

A few companies are already on-board and developing, including ... Read More »

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Jun 21 AT 8:50 AM Nick Sarafolean 4 Comments

Google uses Nest to purchase Dropcam for $555 million

The money is flowing in the tech world. Following Google’s acquisition of Nest earlier this year, Nest (Google in disguise) has announced its purchase of Dropcam for $555 million. If you’re not familiar with Dropcam, it’s a cloud-based WiFi video streaming service. That sounds like an entertainment service, but it’s actually used for security, allowing ... Read More »

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Apr 22 AT 2:39 PM Dima Aryeh 1 Comment

Google now selling the Nest thermostat on Google Play

Google’s acquisition of Nest was surprising, as Google hasn’t really gone into the home automation sector at that point. But there were rumors floating around that the company was working on automation software, and having a hardware manufacturer was a logical choice. Google purchased Nest for $3.2 billion, and we haven’t really heard much since. ... Read More »

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