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Google Just Snapped Up At Least 100 Former Apple Employees With Its Acquisition of Nest

Google Just Snapped Up At Least 100 Former Apple Employees With Its Acquisition of Nest

Posted January 15, 2014 at 4:51am by iClarified
Google's acquisition of Nest didn't just snag it Tony Fadell, the 'father of the iPod'. Nest employed at least another 100 former Apple employees, according to Quartz.

Founded by Tony Fadell, the “father of the iPod,” Nest has managed to peel at least 100 people off of Apple, his former employer, according to a search of LinkedIn (of course, given that LinkedIn data is user-driven, there could be more Nest employees who’ve made this switch, or LinkedIn users who haven’t updated their profiles). From executives to product designers, there are surely things these exceptional people could be doing for Google.

Check out a collage of former Apple employees at Nest below or click here for more details on Google's acquisition of Nest.


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Google Just Snapped Up At Least 100 Former Apple Employees With Its Acquisition of Nest
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gamerscul9870
gamerscul9870 - January 17, 2014 at 2:40am
Nexus-wrecksus is underrated anyway.
King Rollo
King Rollo - January 15, 2014 at 7:52pm
Google = ads ads ads x your data sold..
Adam
Adam - January 15, 2014 at 2:36pm
Google can't afford Apple
gamerscul9870
gamerscul9870 - January 15, 2014 at 3:51pm
Neither can samskunk.
JoJo Bean
JoJo Bean - January 15, 2014 at 6:53am
What concerns me about this turn-of-events, is whether or not my NEST equipment will continue to be iOS user friendly or will succumb to the stupid little OS war between Apple and Google. My NEST thermostat and CO/Fire monitor were incredibly easy to install using my iPhone and my home WiFi network. I wouldn't want this sacrificed to bring in Android platforms as well. I also don't want Google snooping on when I'm home as I'm sure they will so they can sell my comings/goings to their advertisers.
Anon2
Anon2 - January 15, 2014 at 3:27pm
True true. Ads ads ads. And if NSA snoops too who cares? :)
nuts
nuts - January 15, 2014 at 5:34am
sorry about the typo buying...
nuts
nuts - January 15, 2014 at 5:33am
Hey, did you hear, Google is buy Apple! ;/
gamerscul9870
gamerscul9870 - January 15, 2014 at 4:54am
How does it feel google users.
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