This is great news on the one hand, and a sad turn of events on the other.
Products based on the networking specification are due next year
Of course Google-owned Nest will share your data with Google, but only if you say it's OK.
The Nest Developer Program will allow Google's smart thermostat to be a major hub in your connected home.
Google confirmed the deal in a blog post, while reports say the sale price was above $500 million.
The smart smoke and carbon monoxide detector now costs $99.
Right now it's a possibility, rather than a reality.. oh, who are we kidding?
The Nest Wave feature could delay the sounding of an alarm in an emergency, the company said
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.