Viber, the company behind a slew of calling and messaging apps for desktop and smartphones, is reportedly in acquisition talks with a ‘leading Asian IM company’ for up to $400 million.
According to a new landing page, crowdfunding platform Kickstarter is gearing up for its first launch to project creators in continental Europe, tackling The Netherlands first and “very soon”.
Vienna, Austria-based startup indoo.rs has built a demo app for Google Glass, showcasing how its technology could be used for indoor navigation, positioning and a slew of location-based services.
A Berlin startup that offers a Facebook app called Pipe, allowing users to transfer files of up to 1GB for free, has retooled its product with WebRTC (Web Real-Time Communications) technology.
FullContact needed help with its mission of trying to build a seamless cross-platform contact management solution, and to that end acquired Latvia-based Cobook, which had the same vision.
London, UK-based luxury travel marketplace operator Secret Escapes has acquired Berlin startup JustBook. The terms of the deal were not disclosed, but the latter’s 3 founders are staying on board.
Mobile CRM software startup Linko has secured $2.6 million in seed funding, and has acquired Berlin-based location-enabled search and content publishing platform startup Localstream.