CNET: Alphabet beats estimates with Nest in Google fold

CNET: Alphabet beats estimates with Nest in Google fold. “Alphabet, Google’s parent company, started the year off strong, reporting sales and profit Monday that topped analysts’ expectations in the first quarter. It’s got advertising demand to thank for much of that upside. But the roles that the Nest smart home device maker, along with an investment in Uber, played in its gains are still a little tricky to tell.”