Headlines: Google Inc will Buy Nest Labs at $3.2 Billion

The deal would be Google’s second largest, behind its 2012 acquisition of cellphone maker Motorola Mobility, and marks another expansion of the company’s ambitions beyond its search advertising business, from robots to self-driving cars.
Little is known about Nest’s finances, but the startup is a poster child for a technology movement known as the Internet of Things, which is adding sensors, computing and communications technology to make everyday objects more useful.