Google acquires Gecko Design for its Google X labs

Google acquires Gecko Design for its Google X labs

When you’re trying to change the world, it’s important that the products you create actually look nice. To that end, Google has acquired hardware design firm, Gecko Design for an undisclosed amount.

The acquisition was confirmed on Gecko Design’s site with the company’s President, Jacques L. Gagne, stating, “This is an incredible opportunity for everyone at Gecko. We are very excited and honored to join Google(x) and work on a variety of cutting edge projects.”

Google X is responsible for Google’s moon shot products including Glass, the upcoming driverless car and Internet-by-balloon Project Loon. It is run by Google co-founder Sergey Brin.

➤ Gecko Design and all of its Geckos are Moving to Google(x) 

Read next: Twitter and Stripe reportedly team up for in-tweet purchases

Pssst, hey you!

Do you want to get the sassiest daily tech newsletter every day, in your inbox, for FREE? Of course you do: sign up for Big Spam here.