Google acquires Gecko Design to be part of Google X research lab

By Shawn Knight
Aug 23, 2014
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  1. Google has agreed to purchase Gecko Design Inc. for an undisclosed sum. The company's president and its four other employees will join Google X, the search giant's "moonshot" research arm according to a post from The Wall Street Journal.

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  2. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,274

    It's one way for Google not to wait in line for their services and at the same time it makes their competitors look elsewhere if they want the same services. If you can't 'rub out' your opposition outright, try choking them a bit instead by wooing their allies with your fat bank account.

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