Google acquired Nest about four years ago, but it kept the company at arm's length. Nest products are still designed and managed by Nest, an Alphabet company. That may be changing soon. Google says it's merging Nest with the Google hardware team to "supercharge" Nest's mission.
This move wouldn't have been possible in past years because Google didn't even have a unified hardware vision. Now, the company has a real team led by former Motorola CEO Rick Osterloh.Read More
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