Google to buy popular sharing app

Google has agreed to buy Bump, a smartphone application that has been downloaded more than 100 million times, in a deal valued in the range of $30 million to $60 million, according to one source. Bump allows people to share files by tapping their smartphones together. The deal also includes Flock, a group photo-sharing app. In a blog post, Bump CEO David Lieb wrote, "Bump and Flock will continue to work as they always have for now." Google declined to elaborate on its plans for the apps.

View Full Article in:

All Things D · New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Published in Briefs: