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Farewell, Fadell: Nest CEO Tony quits IoT biz

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Google is many things (many of them not good) but it does maintain an open culture, and the fact that Nest carried out an internal investigation followed by a firing over some images that gently mocked widely recognized failings may have been the final straw.

I suspect it's not the mocking, gentle or not, that was the issue. It's airing it in public. Those businesses might have a vigorous debate internally, but showing any of that debate to the world is considering leaking confidential info.

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