Thermostats etc...for $3.2B in cash.
Welcome to DBSTalk
Like most online communities you must register to view or post in our community. Sign-up is a free and simple process that requires minimal information. Be a part of our community by signing in or creating an account. The Digital Bit Stream starts here!
- Reply to existing topics or start a discussion of your own
- Subscribe to topics and forums and get email updates
- Send private personal messages (PM) to other forum members
- Customize your profile page and make new friends
Google Acquires Nest Labs
Posted 13 January 2014 - 03:12 PM
Sharp 52" LCD 1080p
Yamaha YSP Sound Projector fed with Optical
32" Samsung LED New School
Posted 13 January 2014 - 03:56 PM
Just be glad that it wasn't Microsoft that was doing the acquiring.
Should be interesting to see what comes of this acquisition..
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought. -- JFK
Posted 13 January 2014 - 06:01 PM
When Google bought SageTv, they ripped a couple key things from it for their attempted cable service, and then killed any further innovation. For that reason alone, I detest Google. Its a shame, since I have a NEST, and really like it. It can only go downhill from here. Maybe they will make you watch a commercial before adjusting the temperature.
Tivo Premier XL4, Tivo Premier, Tivo HD whole home on Xfinity HD, DirecTv Whole Home with 39" high gain KaKu dish, Roku3,SageTv 8 TB Win8 Server -> DVDO Edge-> Denon AVR, Klipsch KB15's/Panasonic 55ST60 plasma"
Posted 13 January 2014 - 09:00 PM
Sent from my iPad using DBSTalk
The misfits. The rebels.
The the troublemakers.
The round pegs in the square holes.
The ones who see things different.
They’re not fond of rules, and they have no respect for the status quo.
Posted 13 January 2014 - 09:35 PM
History has shown that most innovative companies fail to continue to deliver innovation when they become part of large corporations.
But Google could be different as they do demonstrate innovation. Time will tell.
The valuation is pretty interesting.
Posted 14 January 2014 - 10:21 AM
Call me paranoid, but I'm not interested in having GooGoo monitoring,
or worse, controlling anything in my home. Thanks but no thanks.
~ 12 Year Anniversary Month ~
Charter Gold Club Member
DBSTalk Club ~ 21k Club
Top 10 Poster