Google/Nest Decide To Brick Revolv Hardware

This story is going around various home automation discussion groups:

On May 15th a critical Nest product will go dark.

Google/Nest are basically deciding to kill off a functioning product. Maybe they're finally planning to ship their own version of the same thing, but it's a very odd move.

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