Google’s acquisition in the year 2013 are Channel Intelligence, DNNresearch Inc., Talaria Technologies, Behavio, Wavii, Makani Power, Waze and there is a new inclusion to their list is “Bump.” Bump makes the file sharing ease and wire free by just bumping the smartphones together to share the files and its a freeware available for android and iOS based devices. You can even share files from PC to a phone without using any wires and its a speedy process too.
Bump, created by Bump Technologies and said to be the most popular free app on Apple’s App store, and Google is the most popular search engine which joins their hands together. Thus the power of search engine and file sharing is enabled together. And bump created a logo which look alike Google logo.
Bump announced about joining Google in their blog,
We’re excited to announce that the Bump team is joining Google!
Our mission at Bump has always been to build the simplest tools for sharing the information you care about with other people and devices. We strive to create experiences that feel like magic, enabled behind the scene with innovations in math, data processing, and algorithms. So we couldn’t be more thrilled to join Google, a company that shares our belief that the application of computing to difficult problems can fundamentally change the way that we interact with one another and the world.
Bump and Flock will continue to work as they always have for now; stay tuned for future updates.
We’d like to extend a special thank you to all of you who have used our products so far. It continues to be a pleasure to serve you, and your feedback and evangelism inspire us every day.
CEO and cofounder
We also want to thank our investors, advisors, and supporters — Marc Andreessen and all of a16z; Greg McAdoo, Tim Lee and all of Sequoia; Paul Graham, Jessica Livingston, and everyone at Y Combinator; Ron Conway and SV Angel; Ram Shriram of Sherpalo; Aydin Senkut of Felicis — and our friends and family who have encouraged us to dream big and push the world forward.