Thursday, May 25, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Microsoft's Beam Streaming Service Becomes "Mixer"
Lenovo Returns to Profitability
RICOH WG-50 Waterproof Digital Compact Camera Released
Acer Announces New Nitro 5 Notebook Line, Entertainment-Oriented Tablet and the Spin 1 Convertible
Google's Alpha Go Beats Chinese Master Again
Kingston KC1000 NVMe PCIe SSD Meets Demanding Data Needs of SSD Enthusiasts
Samsung Wants to Lead the Foundry Race With Process Roadmap Down to 4nm
Western Digital Raises its Offer For Toshiba's Memory Business: report
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Faceboo...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, April 24, 2014
Facebook Buys Fitness Tracking App Moves


Facebook has bought the fitness app Moves, which helps users monitor physical activity and their calorie counts on a smartphone.

Finnish startup ProtoGeo, which developed the app, said Thursday it had been acquired by the US social networking giant for an undisclosed amount, and that key members of its team would be moving to the Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California.

Facebook did not disclose the price it paid for ProtoGeo Oy

Both companies said Moves would continue as a standalone application, rather than be integrated into the Facebook framework.

"The Moves team has built an incredible tool for the millions of people who want to better understand their daily fitness activity, and we're looking forward to the app continuing to gain momentum," Facebook said in a statement.

Fitness tracking is attracting the attention of large and small technology companies.

Facebook made two large acquisitions earlier this year, spending $19 billion for the instant messaging service WhatsApp and $2 billion for a virtual reality company, Oculus.




Previous
Next
Computer Sales Keep Microsoft's Profit Low        All News        Tech Companies Unite To Boost OpenSSL, Security
Computer Sales Keep Microsoft's Profit Low     General Computing News      Tech Companies Unite To Boost OpenSSL, Security

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Facebook to Show Major League Baseball games Live
European Commission Fines Facebook €110 Million for Providing Misleading Information About WhatsApp Takeover
Facebook Updates News Feed to Reduce Clickbait Headlines
French Watchdog Fined Facebook
Facebook to Reduce Links to Low-Quality Web Pages
Facebook Shutters Oculus Film Studio
Facebook Reports High Profit On Strong Mobile Ad Business
Facebook To Hire Thousands To Check Violent Videos
Facebook Adds More Game To Messenger
Facebook to Display Related Articles Before You Read The News
Facebook Releases Two New Surround 360 Video Cameras, Futuristic projects Focused On Silent Speech Communications
Facebook Outlines Its Strategy for Augmented Reality At F8 2017

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .