Aloha, TechHuians - I am happy to announce to the local tech community that Sprout has been acquired by InMobi, nearly six years to the day from when we started our dot-com venture in Honolulu under the name ChipIn. Here's some of the press about the acquisition:
Learned of this via Twitter from Ryan Ozawa and Burt Lum: Honolulu selected as a 2012 "Code for America" city.
For those who don't know, Code for America is a nonprofit that recruits talented programmers and has them build web applications for local governments. Sort of like a Peace Corps for computer…Continue
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So, Google buys Motorola... I believe this is a multi-faceted move on Google's part. Besides the obvious patent reason, there are other benefits to this deal.
Immediately I think:
- Motorola has a set top box product, GoogleTV
- Front line for a "Nexus" type of tablet device.
- The phone docking product line has just gotten a lot more interesting and the likelihood of the product I was dreaming of could very much come to light now... Android when I'm…Continue
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