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Google and Nest may move into home security by buying out Dropcam

27
May
2014

Google is reportedly planning a move into home security through Nest, its recent $3.2 billion acquisition that has put a high-tech spin on thermostats and smoke alarms. The company has considered acquiring connected camera startup Dropcam, according to The Information, though its not clear what stage any talks are at, or if they are still progressing at all. Dropcam can do for surveillance cameras what Nest did for the thermostat. An expansion into home security would be in keeping with Nests mission of rethinking household technology for the 21st century.

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