Twitter buys Spindle to thread in location discovery tools

Spindle's services have been shut down for the transition

By Zach Miners, IDG News Service |  Internet

Twitter has been buying up a small assemblage of companies in recent months. In May it announced the purchase of big-data analyzer Lucky Sort, just one week after snapping up code scaling service Ubalo. Other acquisitions this year have included We are Hunted and Bluefin Labs.

Zach Miners covers social networking, search and general technology news for IDG News Service. Follow Zach on Twitter at @zachminers. Zach's e-mail address is zach_miners@idg.com

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