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Home Monitoring Company Head Critical Of Google Nest Leader Comments

  • CNBC, Thursday, March 31, 2016 10:22 AM

Though Dropcam founder Greg Duffy sold his home monitoring camera company to Nest for $555 million in 2014, only now is he publicly expressing seller's remorse. Duffy wrote a less-than-flattering note posted on Medium about Nest CEO Tony Fadell on Tuesday. He said he was "compelled to set the record straight" after Fadell made negative comments about the Dropcam employees who ultimately worked for Nest, the connected device company owned by Alphabet. Duffy said Fadell's criticism that "a lot of the employees were not as good as we hoped" is incredibly insulting to Dropcam's team and should be considered "blatant scapegoating."

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