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Another Twitter acquisition to add to the list: Spindle, a search technology company that informs users about what’s happening at local businesses around them – kind of like the “push” to Foursquare’s “pull.”
Spindle, based in Boston, will be relocating to Twitter’s San Francisco headquarters, and its services will be “sunsetted” (shut down) as the company focuses on “new and exciting opportunities,” according to the Spindle blog.
Twitter announced yesterday afternoon that it has acquired a little-known scalable computing startup called Ubalo.
Founded in 2011, Palo Alto-based Ubalo simplifies large-scale computing, enabling its users to write just the code they need for analysis or processing without worrying about the complexities of integration and scaling.
Over the past six years, Twitter has acquired no less than 19 companies. Some acquisitions, like TweetDeck, made a huge splash in the Twitter-related news-sphere, while others were more quietly done.
Here’s a look at Twitter’s acquisition history from 2008 to today.
Twitter has acquired the intellectual property of design agency Nclud, and has brought some of its team into the flock.
Nclud’s co-founder Martin Ringlein announced in a tweet that he has become Twitter’s new design manager, and that he and two other former Nclud employees were busy filling out paperwork to start their new lives at Twitter.
Twitter has acquired Julpan, a year-old startup with “early-alpha-stage search technology that analyzes social activity across the Web” at its disposal.
The entire Julpan team will be joining Twitter, with its founder and CEO taking the top spot as Director of Engineering.
Leave it to HubSpot, the social media marketing company, to announce their acquisition of the Twitter app directory Oneforty in a series of hashtag and @mention-rich tweets.
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