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Google's Nest buying Dropcam

June 23, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

PALO ALTO, Calif.—First, Google got into home automation early this year with the $3.2 billion buy of smart thermostat and smoke alarm maker Nest Labs. Now, Nest has announced it plans to buy Dropcam, which makes video cameras that stream video to a user's computer or cellphone. The $555 million buy gives Google an entrée into home security.The deal should expand the companies' share of the smart home market, an investor and market analyst tell Security Systems News.However, how much Nest's...

dropcam, Google, Imperial Capital, Jeff Kessler, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Navin Rajendra, nest labs, nest protect, TechNavio, Trae Vassallo

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3VR wants to help integrators provide 'security intelligence'

December 28, 2010Martha Entwistle

SAN FRANCISCO—For intelligent analytics and search solution provider 3VR, the coming year “will be very much about the channel partners,” 3VR's CMO Aisling MacRunnels told Security Systems News on Dec. 27. And 3VR will use its recently closed $17 million round of funding to invest in its channel partnerships, as well as to expand its presence in certain vertical markets and grow globally. “Some of the regional guys have been early adopters [integrators such as SSI in California,...

Aisling MacRunnels, channel partnerships, DAG Ventures, Focus Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Menlo Ventures

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