ADT and Google Announce Availability of First Integrated Smart Home Security System for DIY Customers

ADT announced the availability of the new ADT Self Setup smart home security system –its most advanced and complete DIY system ever and the first fully integrated DIY offering from ADT and Google. ADT Self Setup integrates Google Nest smart home products with ADT security and life safety technology as well as ADT SMART Monitoring– all with the convenient control of the new ADT+ app.

Google’s Nest To Acquire Dropcam For $555 Million

After much speculation, Google-owned Nest has officially acquired connected-camera company Dropcam. The company announced the deal in a blog post today; it comes out to $555 million in cash, Re/code reported. Dropcam will remain independent until the deal closes, and it will then proceed to integrate with Nest. From Nest founder and engineering head Matt […]