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Google's Nest buys Linux automation firm, adds five partners

Oct 26, 2014, 17:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Eric Brown)

Google's Nest Labs acquired Revolv, a maker of Linux-based home automation devices, and announced five new Nest-compatible devices, including the Pebble. After Google acquired Nest Labs in January for $3.2 billion, placing a stake in the fast-growing home automation business, Nest acquired home surveillance camera maker Dropcam in June for $555 million. Now Nest announced it has acquired another major home automation company in its purchase of Revolv.

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