Amazon to stop selling all Nest smart home devices

The Floodlight Cam is made by Ring a Santa Monica start-up that was purchased this past week

The Floodlight Cam is made by Ring a Santa Monica start-up that was purchased this past week

The banned products include the Nest Secure home system and the tremendously popular Nest thermostat.

A report from Business Insider states that late past year, the retail giant reached out to Google smart home subsidiary Nest to let it know that Amazon wouldn't sell any of its newest products, including Nest Cam IQ and a new smart thermostat.

Following this decision, Nest has now made the call to stop selling any of its products on Amazon, so once the remaining stock is gone it will not be restocked, Business Insider reports.

According to Business Insider, Nest's employees were informed via a conference call at the end of a year ago that the retail giant would not be listing its newest products - which include a smart doorbell - on its site. However, Amazon's retail team did not mention Bezos by his name. It's uncertain whether third-party sellers will carry on selling Nest gadgets, but Amazon itself will not. Only time will tell how the feud between the two tech giants will play out.

On its part, Google had removed YouTube from Amazon's Fire TV streaming products and the Echo Show/Spot, claiming that Amazon has violated its terms of service with those implementations of the YouTube app.

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Amazon has also been making moves in the smart home space with its recent purchase of smart doorbell maker Ring, along with other purchases of companies like Cloud cam and Blink that make products to compete with Nest.

Exclusive to Amazon Prime members, the new feature allows couriers key-less entry into your home using a web-connected camera.

Basically, both want to monitor customers' smart home usage and try to snatch up as much auditory information as possible while they're there via smart speakers that can listen in on verbal commands, all in the hopes of building better ad profiles. Amazon pursues to sell homogeneous products from August and other companies, but soon won't have to worry about advertising one of its main competitors on its own store.

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