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Topic: Nest

Nest suspends sales of Protect smoke & carbon monoxide alarm over safety concerns

04/03/2014, 06:04 pm

Google-owned smart home firm Nest announced on Thursday that it has suspended sales of the Protect Smoke + CO Alarm after discovering one of the product's built-in convenience features poses a potential safety risk.


Nest's Tony Fadell says it's 'up to Apple' if company wants to keep ties following Google buyout

01/24/2014, 04:01 pm

While Nest Labs has had a close relationship with Apple in the past, all that could change after the company was purchased by rival Google. But Nest CEO and former Apple executive Tony Fadell has said in a new interview that it's entirely "up to Apple" how things proceed from here.


Nest's Fadell backtracks on data privacy, will be transparent about future changes

01/20/2014, 09:01 pm

Nest CEO Tony Fadell on Monday said no changes to his company's privacy policies are planned "at this point," a qualification of a previous statement that promised collected user data would stay out of the hands of Google, which recently acquired Nest for $3.2 billion.


Apple's Schiller 'unfollows' Tony Fadell and Nest after Google acquisition

01/18/2014, 12:01 am

Apple SVP of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller "unfollowed" the Twitter accounts of Tony Fadell and his company Nest Labs just days after the "smart home" product firm was purchased by Google.


Google buys Nest Labs, maker of smart thermostat, for $3.2 billion [u]

01/13/2014, 04:01 pm

Google has reportedly acquired Nest Labs, makers of the Nest Learning Thermostat and Nest Protect smoke detector and a company founded by ex-Apple executive Tony Fadell, for $3.2 billion.


Nest announces Protect intelligent smoke & carbon monoxide detector

10/08/2013, 11:10 am

Former Apple executive Tony Fadell's Nest on Tuesday took the covers off of its newest intelligent home product, a smoke and carbon monoxide detector dubbed 'Nest Protect.'


Apple worked on Google Glass-like device, decided it wasn't worth it

09/10/2013, 11:09 am

Tony Fadell, the ex-Apple executive who helmed the company's iPod engineering group, has revealed that his old employer prototyped augmented reality headgear, but ultimately chose not to pursue the technology.


Nest Learning Thermostat gets update, learns to compensate for sunlight

04/29/2013, 02:04 pm

Nest, makers of the popular Learning Thermostat, have pushed out an update for their device, adding the ability for the thermostat to adjust its behavior to sunlight, as well as other new features.


Nest founder: 'We don't expect people to buy a new one of these every year'

03/16/2013, 05:03 pm

AI at Expand: While Nest founder Matt Rogers says his company will continue to come out with new hardware iterations of its iOS-compatible learning thermostat, the device is built for durability, and Nest doesn't expect customers to go out and buy a new model every year.