Google to acquire medical device startup Lift Labs

Google plans to acquire San Francisco-based Lift Labs, a medical device startup, for an undisclosed price, according to a Silicon Valley Business Journal report.

Lift Labs developed a high-tech spoon for people with neurodegenerative diseases that affect the nervous system. The spoon's handle has sensors that detects a person's hand tremors and stabilizes the device.

Google intends to incorporate Lift Labs into Google X's Google Life Sciences unit, according to the report.

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