Nest bricks Revolv home automation hubs, because evolution

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Google Nest is set to brick $300 Revolv home automation hubs after buying out staff and abandoning the project.

The software giant acquired Revolv for its talent in October 2014 and next month will drop support for the smaller company’s smart home device.

The decision means that as of May 15th the Revolv hub become paperweights.

Source: Nest bricks Revolv home automation hubs, because evolution

Alphabet’s Nest will permanently turn off all Revolv hubs on May 15, 2016

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Nest, owned by parent company Alphabet, is shutting down the Revolv hub and app on May 15, 2016. This isn’t just an end-of-support story: The hardware will simply cease to function next month.

Source: Alphabet’s Nest will permanently turn off all Revolv hubs on May 15, 2016 | VentureBeat | Business | by Emil Protalinski