The $3.2 billion deal 'in cash' also brings along Tony Fadell, the father of Apple's iPod. Which means now Fadell will be a Google employee rather than Apple's.
It may be added that there have been reports that Google was currently testing Internet-connected thermostats, similar to products like the Nest, to help people easily monitor and adjust energy use.
Google also leaked screenshot showing a related app dubbed EnergySense, as seen below.
Now with the acquisition of Nest, Google will be able to move forward using experience and expertise of Nest.
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