The Nest smoke and carbon monoxide alarm by Nest Labs. Google said it would pay $3.2 billion to buy Nest Labs, which develops high-tech versions of devices like thermostats and smoke detectors. Photo: AP The Nest smoke and carbon monoxide alarm by Nest Labs. Google said it would pay $3.2 billion to buy Nest Labs, which develops high-tech versions of devices like thermostats and smoke detectors. Photo: AP
The Nest smoke and carbon monoxide alarm by Nest Labs. Google said it would pay $3.2 billion to buy Nest Labs, which develops high-tech versions of devices like thermostats and smoke detectors. Photo: AP
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Google to buy home automation firm Nest Labs for US$3.2b

Search engine giant targets home automation market with deal to buy smart thermostat maker

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The Nest smoke and carbon monoxide alarm by Nest Labs. Google said it would pay $3.2 billion to buy Nest Labs, which develops high-tech versions of devices like thermostats and smoke detectors. Photo: AP The Nest smoke and carbon monoxide alarm by Nest Labs. Google said it would pay $3.2 billion to buy Nest Labs, which develops high-tech versions of devices like thermostats and smoke detectors. Photo: AP
The Nest smoke and carbon monoxide alarm by Nest Labs. Google said it would pay $3.2 billion to buy Nest Labs, which develops high-tech versions of devices like thermostats and smoke detectors. Photo: AP
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