Google secretly acquires Cambridge startup company

Alphabet, Google's parent company, has secretly acquired a UK start-up that specialises in technology to turn smartphone screens into speakers.The system by Cambridge-based Redux could eliminate the need for small speakers to be used in mobile phones.This would free up space for other components, such as larger batteries or a better cameras, in Google products such as Pixel phones. It remains unclear when Alphabet bought the sound specialist, but the tech-giant confirmed that it obtained the ...