Yahoo acquires e-mail management application Xobni




The company seeks to combine this service with my service, “Yahoo Mail” and “Yahoo Messenger”.

Yahoo announced Wednesday the company announced the acquisition of the developer of the application of e-mail management and Xobni address book , without declaring the details of the deal, which some news reports estimated that ranging between $ 30 and $ 40 million.

The American Internet services company it will work to integrate what they offer Xobni techniques with its communication services, including versions of mobile devices and the desktop of my e-mail service “Yahoo Mail”, and Instant Messaging “Yahoo Messenger”.

Yahoo said it will join the staff of the company Xobni’s to 31, including the Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bonfort who had previously worked at Yahoo.

It is noteworthy that this acquisition is the latest in a series of acquisitions announced by Yahoo since becoming Marissa Mayer Executive Director to her, where he was declared the American company’s number of employees 11,000 recently announced the acquisition of several companies emerging small, especially those that provide services designed for smart phones and computers tablet.

It should be noted that Yahoo had announced the first Tuesday announced the acquisition of the company emerging developer of the application of Qwiki on the phones, “iPhone”, as it announced on May 20 last year announced the acquisition of Musna blogging quick “Templar” in exchange for U.S. $ 1.1 billion in cash, then what aired days from that date until the announced acquisition of a gaming platform PlayerScale.
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