Two high-level employees at Nest have departed the company this week, The Verge has learned.
She joined on as founding member of Google X (Google's highly secretive lab) in 2011, eventually joining Nest to lead its technology team, which creates the inner workings of the company's thermostat and smoke detector.
Her new position at Twitter will be the company's vice president of technology and analytics.
Her first two follows on the service were Twitter's CEO Dick Costolo and its VP of engineering Alex Roetter.
As for Duffy, who did not immediately respond to a request for comment, he co-founded Dropcam after selling his email search company Xobni to Yahoo.
Update January 31st, AM: Added information from internal emails sent to Tech Crunch.
Update February 2nd, PM: Matsuoka has announced (on Twitter) that her new role is Twitter's vice president of technology and analytics, which thankfully does not rule out the possibility of the company making robotic hands. Snapchat's first hardware product is coming to the market sooner than anyone expected.
The company said tonight that it will sell Spectacles, a set of connected sunglasses that record 10-second snippets of video, for 0 sometime this fall. Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey has denied a report that he wrote posts associated with a pro-Donald Trump group called Nimble America, or that he supports Trump as a presidential candidate.
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Dropcam went from using off-the-shelf cameras to custom-made hardware and lens optics to capture video for its cloud recording service, eventually moving to a swanky office in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood.