Google has just acquired the company Bump
In the ocean of interesting apps, one of the most popular is Bump. This is the application that became hit since its launching. The reason – it assures a new simple way for sharing information between two devices via … bumping them. The great convenience of this technology has made it one of the fastest and most popular ways for exchanging information between mobile devices. The original version of Bump was compatible with iOS platform only. Today it works with the Android platform as well and PCs.
The company provides another very successful app based on similar principle, the Flock for photo-sharing. The news from Bump is that it is officially purchased by Google. The closure of the deal was announced on the blog of the company but no details are revealed about the price that the mobile giant paid for the acquisition. In the mobile world hardly anything stays secret, so the rumors coming from sources of AllThingsD reveal that Google has paid the price somewhere between $30 and $60 million.
The news evokes a lot of questions and predictions in the mobile world. We are definitely curious about more details for the deal and especially how much it cost to Google to own Bump. Even more interesting are the plans of the mobile giant for the apps and the company. Where will Google integrate the technology? Bump has announced that both apps will continue working as usual at least for now.
Google has had a busy year with several major deals for acquisition of different companies, like Waze. How do you like Bump and Flock apps? Do you think Google will change them much in the near future? The Bump app has fascinated the world with its technology and capabilities for simple sharing. The company is constantly developing and we do not expect this to change now. What is your opinion?