Google's interests in renewable energy and networking infrastructure have gained a bump in importance with the increased visibility of Craig Barratt, the senior vice president of its Access and Energy group.
Nest will soon work with Google Now and many other partners
Nest Labs is opening up its products to all interested partners. companies like IFTTT, Jawbone, LIFX, Logitech, Mercedes-Benz, Whirlpool, Chamberlain, and Google are already tapping into the data opened up by Nest.
Screenshots of Android L release with new Chrome UI show up in bug tracker
The L release of Android (the successor to Android 4.4.x KitKat) is expected to launch at the end of the year, but we may have just got our first real look at it thanks to a couple of screenshots found in the Chrome issue tracker.
Report: HTC Nexus 9/Volantis with Tegra K1 chip and 8.9-inch display to launch in Q4
This week in your world of Android: Android 4.4.4 took us by surprise, ART replaced Dalvik in AOSP, Google released updates to several of its core apps, the Galaxy S5 LTE-A launched in South Korea, Amazon finally unveiled its smartphone, reports emerged about Google’s Android in the car plans, and hacker Geohot released a widely effective root method.
These are the essential stories, the summary of an entire week in just a few words. It’s Android Weekly.
Google’s Nest will buy security camera startup Dropcam for $555 million
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Google says next Android version will feature antitheft kill switch