Peter Kafka

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Facebook Buys Israeli Mobile Startup Snaptu

Facebook has purchased Snaptu, a mobile startup that develops software for “feature phones”–the non-smartphones that most of the world uses. The two companies had already collaborated on a “Facebook for Feature Phones” app in January. The Israeli company announced the deal on its blog, and says the acquisition is supposed to close in a few weeks.


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There’s a lot of attention and PR around Marissa, but their product lineup just kind of blows.

— Om Malik on Bloomberg TV, talking about Yahoo, the September issue of Vogue Magazine, and our overdependence on Google