You can't be a player in the Internet of Things without things, preferably really nice things. But Google's a data company, never forget.
The deal gives Google a stronger footing in the emerging world of the connected home
Google stands to gain a massive stream of new data about people's daily habits.
After conquering the thermostat, Nest Labs now wants to make smoke alarms intelligent.
We put three programmable thermostats to the test to find out which is the most powerful, flexible, likely to reduce your energy bill.