Q&A With SmartThings CEO Alex Hawkinson Following $200m Deal



By Jordan Crook, TechCrunch

“As you might have heard, Samsung loosened up the purse strings yesterday with a ~$200 million acquisition of SmartThings, a platform that sells starter kits for entirely personalized smart home customization.

For a few hundred dollars, SmartThings can help pretty much anyone get started building out a smart, connected home, with more than 100,000 different devices (from light switches to door locks to water sensors) and 8,000 different developer apps integrated with the platform.”

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