Google has sezied Bump an application that lets users touch devices to share info & files and one of the top 25 best selling iPhone apps of all time. Bump and Flock, the combining photo sharing service it founded last year, has continue to maintain their services but the company has said users that they should stay tuned for latest updates.The terms of the deal has not disclosed.
It is not clear why the tech giant scooped up the five-year-old startup, but Google could have acquired Bump bcoz of it is easy to share files technology as a response to Apple's AirDrop, which is integrated into iOS 7.
It re-invented itself several times, as a tool for exchange business cards, and a file-sharing service.not long ago, it has added an app for photo sharing ,called Flock. It also licensed its technology for other developers, who used it for things like exchanging money and compatibility information by bumping phones.
The acquisition has occurred just after Apple,who announced a wireless file-sharing tool, AirDrop, as part of the new iPhone software, and Bumpâ€™s technology could interest the Android team. It's Flock photo app look like a natural fit with Google Plus,that is trying to distinguish itself as a more advanced service for photo sharing..The sale will open a way for Google to buy some experienced engineers and for Bump to figure out a future for itself