TMCNet:  Google Acquires Gecko Design In California

[August 23, 2014]

Google Acquires Gecko Design In California

(dpa-AFX International Compact Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) MOUNTAIN VIEW (dpa-AFX) - Internet Search Engine giant Google Inc (GOOG) acquired Gecko Design Inc. that focuses on special industrial designs. The financial terms of the deal is not disclosed.

The Northern California based Gecko was founded in 1996 and focuses on consumer electronic products. Jacques Gagnes, president of Gecko and its four employees will join Google X, the design lab of Google. The design company has been working with the search giant for the last one year.

In August, Google has acquired Jetpac - an image recognition specialist, Directr -video editing app developer, Emu - a smart texting firm.

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