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What is Google doing with Hardware?

On January 13th, Google shocked the tech world by announcing that it would be purchasing Nest Labs for a staggering $ 3.2 billion. This makes Nest Google’s second most expensive company purchase to date, after the acquisition of Motorola Mobility in 2011 ($ 12.5 billion). Nest Labs is the company behind the Nest Learning Thermostat,