Google's Nest Acquisition Shines a Light on Linux Home Automation

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Thursday, January 16, 2014


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Like many of the smart home automation platforms shown at last week's CES show, Nest Lab's hot-selling Nest Learning Thermostat runs on embedded Linux. With Google's pending $3.2 billion acquisition of Nest Labs, the four-year old Palo Alto, Calif.-based firm should enjoy wider distribution and faster product development, while Google gains a foothold in home automation and the Internet of Things (IoT).

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