Thermostats aren’t really given much thought, unless of course you are beautifully designed like the Nest Learning Thermostat
which was launched back in 2011, which basically has the ability to adjust itself after “learning” your habits. The device saw its second iteration in 2012
, and last we heard, it was integrated into Mercedes-Benz vehicles
. Well it seems that somewhere along the lines Nest managed to capture the attention of none other than Google, and according to a recent announcement from Google
and Google’s Sundar Pichai
, they have announced that they have acquired Nest for a cool $3.2 billion in cash. Nest’s founder, Tony Fadell, stated that the acquisition will not affect the day-to-day operations, nor will it change the branding.
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