How Google’s $4 billion acquisition of KCI Technologies will impact tech companies

KCI is the startup that makes the popular Bluetooth headphones that Google bought in 2011.KCI’s technology is being used to make the next generation of Android smartphones, including the Pixel and Pixel XL, which were announced earlier this month.KSI also makes the Android wearable and speaker technology that is used in Google’s own Pixel and […]

Michigan Technology University offers new $1M investment in solar research

Michigan Technology and Innovation University has made a $1 million investment in an energy efficiency technology developed by the university, the university announced.The technology, called SmartSense, uses infrared sensors to monitor and measure how heat and light are distributed in the environment.The goal of SmartSense is to reduce energy use by at least 40 percent […]