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Left to right: John Krafcik, Waymo CEO. Astro Teller, Alphabet's Captain of Moonshots. Demis Hassabis, DeepMind CEO.

Meet the 14 top executives who lead Alphabet’s ‘Other Bets,’ helping the company go beyond just Google

In 2015, Google became Alphabet, and changed everything. Now, these execs are breaking into everything from drone delivery to life sciences.
Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian at Google Cloud Next 2019

Google Cloud outage takes down Snapchat, YouTube, and Gmail in parts of the United States

Nest, Discord, and a number of other sites that use Google Cloud are also experiencing issues across the US and in parts of Europe.
Google's Nest Hub Max.

Google’s new $229 ‘smart hub’ device has a built-in Nest camera that can recognize your face

The Nest Hub Max comes with a 10-inch HD touchscreen display, a stereo speaker system, and a built-in camera.

Best Buy and Walmart are discounting Nest smart security cameras by up to $50 for a limited time

For a limited time, the Nest Cam IQ, Nest Cam Indoor, and Nest Hello Smart Doorbell are on sale for $30 to $50 off at Best Buy and Walmart.
Elizabeth Warren

Elizabeth Warren wants to force Google to divest its acquisitions of Waze, Nest, and DoubleClick

Warren mentioned similar breakups for Facebook and Amazon as well.

The Senate Commerce Committee is demanding answers from Google CEO Sundar Pichai about the company’s failure to disclose a microphone inside Nes...

"Google's failure to disclose a microphone within its Nest Secure product raises serious questions about its commitment to consumer transparency and disclosure."

After a big privacy backlash, Google’s Nest explains which of its products have microphones and why

A Google spokesperson confirmed with Business Insider that there is no microphone in its most popular product, the Nest Learning Thermostat.
Sen. Kamala Harris

Democratic presidential candidates are tearing into Google for the hidden Nest microphone, and calling for tech gadget ‘ingredients’ label...

California Senator Kamala Harris told Business Insider: "Americans shouldn't have to fear that the products in their home could be spying on them."

A major privacy advocacy group is calling on the FTC to force Google to divest the Nest business after it failed to let consumers know about a hidden ...

EPIC sent a letter to the FTC, alerting the commission of the potential consumer risk and requesting that Google divest of Nest hardware products.
Sen. Mark Warner on Capitol Hill.

Sen. Warner blasts Google for hidden Nest microphone: Federal agencies and Congress ‘must have hearings to shine a light on the dark underbelly ...

On Tuesday, Google apologized for not disclosing to consumers that it's Nest security system contained a microphone.