Google wants your phone screen to double as a speaker

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In the first few days of the new year, Google has its eyes on the future. 

The company, a division of parent company Alphabet Inc., has acquired Redux, a U.K.-based startup. 

The startup "creates products and bespoke systems that enable high-resolution haptic feedback and speakerless surround sound audio," according to Crunchbase. In other words, its technology eliminates the need for speakers and buttons in smartphones. 

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Crunchbase claimed the acquisition took place this past August. Regulatory filings confirmed the deal in December, Bloomberg reports.  Read more...

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