Tony Fadell

Tony Fadell is worried about smartphone addiction

This weekend, former Apple engineer and consumer gadget legend Tony Fadell penned an op-ed for Wired. In it, he argued that smartphone manufacturers need to do a better job of educating users about ho

Tony Fadell’s newest product? An investing and advisory firm called Future Shape

Tony Fadell is starting yet a new chapter. Fifteen months after leaving Nest Labs, a maker of digital thermostats and smoke detectors that Fadell cofounded and sold to Google for $3.2 billion in 2014,

CashShield raises $5.5 million to prevent credit card fraud

Over $10 billion is wasted every year due to fraudulent e-commerce charges and that number is growing. This is not only costly and time-consuming for the businesses, but also the credit card companies

iPod inventor Tony Fadell says Detroit is perfect for testing autonomous cars

Speaking at the Automotive News World Congress in Detroit, key original iPod team member and Nest founder Tony Fadell explained why Detroit is such an ideal place to test autonomous vehicles. He point

Tony Fadell speaks out about innovation, revolution, Nest, Steve Jobs and entrepreneurship

At a time when Silicon Valley is so focused on software, Tony reminds us that being truly revolutionary requires a combination of both great hardware and great software. A few years ago, it was the iP

Is Tony Fadell In Nest’s Way?

In an article in The Information, Fadell said that he didn’t think Dropcam cofounder and CEO Greg Duffy had “earned” the right to report to him directly. Fadell also explained a

Nest’s CEO Calls Its Tech The “Conscious Home” Because “It’s Not Smarter Than You”

The leader of the “smart home” industry doesn’t want to call it that any more. Nest CEO Tony Fadell says his company uses the term “Conscious Home” because its connected

Nest’s Tony Fadell Says Any Changes To Device User Privacy Policy Will Be Opt-In, Transparent

Nest CEO Tony Fadell was at DLD in Munich today, giving his first on-stage interview since his company was acquired by Google in a massive $3.2 billion deal last week. Fadell and Nest had already made

Tony Fadell Says Nest Has 100 Patents Granted, 200 Filed, And 200 More Ready To File

Many in the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/12/05/google-backed-anti-patent-troll-bill-passes-the-house/">tech world and Washington</a> have railed against the encroaching and limiting effec

From The Garage To 200 Employees In 3 Years: How Nest Thermostats Were Born

<b>Editor’s note: </b> <em>Derek Andersen is the founder of Startup Grind, a 40-city community bringing the global startup world together while educating, inspiring, and connecting entrepreneurs

Nest’s Tony Fadell Talks Thermostats, Apple, Kickstarter And Hardware Startups At LeWeb

At LeWeb Paris this morning, Nest Labs' Founder and CEO Tony Fadell took the stage with the Iliad Group's founder Xavier Niel to talk about his advanced thermostat and the Internet of Things.

Tony Fadell on Jobs and Apple’s Legacy (TCTV)

These are bittersweet days for <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/10/24/ipod-godfather-tony-fadell-finally-reveals-his-new-product-a-thermostat-no-really/">Tony Fadell</a>. The man who oversaw

Tony Fadell Demos His New Nest Learning Thermostat (TCTV)

Even if you read our <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/10/24/ipod-godfather-tony-fadell-finally-reveals-his-new-product-a-thermostat-no-really/">story</a> earlier tonight on iPod Godfather Ton

iPod Godfather Tony Fadell Finally Reveals His New Product: A Thermostat. No, Really.

For the last eighteen months, the tech world has been anxiously awaiting news of what iPod godfather Tony Fadell is up to. His staff has been sworn to secrecy since word got out he was leaving retirem