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Yes! As a former Googler, Google has a terrible track record with hardware companies: Motorola, Nest, Dropcam, Boston Dynamics, etc.

I don't see this as going anywhere.

Why do you think it is Google struggles so with Hardware companies, as a former Googler?

I'm not a Googler, but my guess is, it's just not in their company DNA. They are and always have been a software company.

*service company


You might want to correct it as Dropcam. For a moment, I was like when did this happen :)

Dropbox? Was there a hardware company of the same name?

Big typo! I meant Dropcam, which was doing extremely well before it joined Google and then had a lot of issues with its integration with Nest.

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