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Google taps up Blind Type for smartphone input

Blind Type develops an interface for typing on virtual QWERTY keyboards, which claims to allow for super sloppy typing, or typing without looking at the screen

Web giant Google has acquired Californian start up Blind Type for an undisclosed sum, boosting the attractiveness of Android as a smartphone platform for discovering content.

Nokia, Intel create 3D lab

The Intel and Nokia Joint Research Center will focus on graphics for mobile devices based on MeeGo

Nokia and Intel have been getting friendly for some time and now the two companies are taking their relationship to the next level with the opening of a jointly owned and run laboratory in Finland.

Motorola reveals Sensitive side

US vendor Motorola has invested in Sensitive Object, a French firm that specialises in ‘natural user interface’ (NUI) solutions. Through its VC arm Motorola Ventures, the US manufacturer has taken an undisclosed stake in Sensitive Object, parting with an undisclosed sum for the privilege. Some reports have suggested Motorola has acquired the company completely.

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