Surprise! - Google sees ads moving to all kinds of appliances

@RolfeWinkler writes at the WSJ Digits Blog:

Advertising may be coming to your thermostat and lots of other strange places, courtesy of GoogleGOOGL +0.29%.

In a December letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission, which was disclosed Tuesday, the search giant said that it could be serving ads and other content on "refrigerators, car dashboards, thermostats, glasses, and watches, to name just a few possibilities.”

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