Google acquires Nest, but what is it and how does it work?

If may have come as a surprise to some when news broke announcing that Google had spent $3.2 billion (it’s not a surprise yet) on a company called Nest Labs, whose focus is on the eco-friendly future home and whose portfolio currently consists of a smart thermostat and smoke alarm (there it is). It’s the … Continue reading Google acquires Nest, but what is it and how does it work?