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Nest may acquire Nokia's failing health division

5 monthes ago   |   By Tech Radar

Nest, the Google-owned company known for its popular smart home products, like the Nest Cam Outdoor and Nest Thermostat E , is reportedly considering a much deeper dive into the connected home tech sector. Nokia, which acquired Withings in 2016, is said to be looking for a buyer, according to sources familiar with the matter. In the runnings along with Nest are three other companies in total, two of which are France-based. Wareable 's reporting on the topic points out that Google's interest in Nokia's health division is up against a worried French government, reluctant that such a deal...
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Amazon Has Reportedly Gained Edge Over Apple in Deals With Smart Home Builders

Amazon Has Reportedly Gained Edge Over Apple in Deals With Smart Home Builders

5 monthes ago   |   By Mac Rumors

Amazon appears to have gained an edge over Apple in deals with smart home builders, according to The Information .
The paywalled report claims that an increasing number of home builders have agreed to partnerships with Amazon to build homes with preinstalled Alexa-enabled accessories, rather than HomeKit-based products from Apple.
Last year, for example, Amazon reportedly struck a large-scale deal with Lennar, one of the biggest home builders in the United States. Lennar first had a partnership with Apple in 2016, but the company is "prioritizing Amazon now." As part of its deal, Lennar...
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‘Google Home Hub' is Google's first-party Smart Display, leaks in new renders

‘Google Home Hub' is Google's first-party Smart Display, leaks in new renders

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Apple Seeds First Beta of tvOS 12.1 to Developers

Apple Seeds First Beta of tvOS 12.1 to Developers

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Leak: Android Pie & Samsung Experience 10 Running On Galaxy S9 Plus

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Five reasons to upgrade to iPhone Xs

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Dealmaster: Take $40 off a 32GB Amazon Fire HD 10 tablet

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