Google close to completing acquisition of face recognition firm Viewdle

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http://www.talkandroid.com – As reported earlier today, Google has surpassed Microsoft to take over the number two spot on the largest technology firm list as measured by market cap. Part of Google’s success can be attributed to their diverse portfolio of products and services. That portfolio is close to growing once again as reports indicate Google is very close to completing an acquisition of facial recognition technology firm Viewdle for a price tag of $30 to $45 million. The deal has been in the works for a year after Motorola started the initial talks with Viewdle. Viewdle’s facial recognition technology can be (IT news)