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StumbleUpon, the website discovery startup that has been around for more than a decade, announced on Tuesday it has acquired 5by, a Montreal-based video discovery startup. The six-person 5by team will relocate to StumbleUpon’s San Francisco-based offices, and for now will continue supporting the 5by standalone mobile and Web-based apps as it works toward integrating into StumbleUpon’s products. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
News Bytewe reported it would last week, Twitter on Tuesday evening announced an expansion to its Cards technology program, aiming to encourage more mobile developers to create customized, multimedia-based tweets for the service. Twitter hopes this will attract more third-party developers to create richer tweets for the stream, while offering more ways for small businesses and app developers to promote and sell their content.
News Bytethe mobile-only discovery app that allows users to better find places of interest around them, pushed a significant update on Thursday, amping up the app’s search capabilities to a much larger degree. Users will now be able to continuously search for keywords, which will notify them if a place of interest nearby matches the term. The service is also launching in three new cities — Chicago, Austin and Seattle — in addition to existing cities San Francisco, Boston and New York.