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What Google really gets out of buying Nest for $3.2 billion

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Posted on by Oliver Khademi

When Google announced its $3.2 billion (£1.9 billion) cash purchase of Nest, the jokes flew. “If your house is burning down you’ll now get gmail ads for fire extinguishers,” Valleywag’s Sam Biddle tweeted. But no one who has watched Google …