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Nest may acquire Nokia's failing health division

3 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

3 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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