Facebook acquires mobile app maker Acrylic
Michael Harper for redOrbit.com ? Your Universe Online Vancouver-based Acrylic Software ? maker of iOS and Mac apps ? can now count itself among the few companies Facebook has decided to give the thumbs up of acquisition to. The Canadian software company is known for their iOS RSS reader app, Pulp. Some believe this iOS expertise is what sparked Facebook?s interest in the company, rather than the app itself. As such, the social networking giant only bought the company, rather than buying rights to the apps. In the coming weeks, the Acrylic team will transition to San Francisco to become full-time Facebookers, leaving their iOS and Mac apps stagnant in their current form. ?Facebook is an invaluable service that we all use daily, and a company I believe is one of the most innovative and important around today,? writes Dustin MacDonald in the Acrylic blog. ?After visiting late last year, I discovered that we shared many of the same core product design goals and principles, and it soon became obvious that it
The engineer behind Canadian startup Acrylic said Friday that he was closing up his one-man shop and joining the design team at leading social network Facebook.
Sat 21 Jul 12 from Phys.org
Acrylic Software, known for personal database app Wallet and news reader Pulp, is the latest company to become part of Facebook. In a post today, Dustin MacDonald of Acrylic ...
Fri 20 Jul 12 from The Verge
Facebook just acquired Acrylic Software, a Vancouver, CA-based startup that developed two desktop and mobile apps: Pulp, a personalized newspaper app for Mac and iPad, and Wallet, an app that ...
Fri 20 Jul 12 from TechCrunch
Michael Harper for redOrbit.com ? Your Universe Online Vancouver-based Acrylic Software ? maker of iOS and Mac apps ? can now count itself among the few companies Facebook has decided to give ...
Sat 21 Jul 12 from RedOrbit
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