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Google invests in KaiOS to develop 'smart' feature phones

Thursday 28 June 2018 | 09:30 CET | News
KaiOS Technologies, developer of an operating system for 'smart' feature phones, announced a USD 22 million Series A investment from Google to help develop its software for low-end mobile phones. 

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