Google acquisitions

2017-07-29T19:51:59+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Meebo, SketchUp, Blogger (service), Google Sites, VirusTotal, Panoramio, Google Analytics, Google Maps, 3D Warehouse, Google Docs, Sheets and Slides, Picasa, Android (operating system), Waze, FeedBurner, Google Groups, ReCAPTCHA, Google Voice, Etherpad, Keyhole, Inc, PostRank, 111 Eighth Avenue, Softcard, Wildfire Interactive, Google Latitude, On2 Technologies, Anvato, Skia Graphics Engine, Songza, Redwood Robotics, Dropcam, Fflick, Flutter (company), Kaltix, Trendalyzer,, Google Domains, Nest Labs, Pyra Labs, Quickoffice, Zagat, Quest Visual, Metaweb, YouTube Next Lab and Audience Development Group, Makani Power, Meka Robotics, Neotonic Software, Global IP Solutions, Dodgeball (service), Current Communications Group, Wavii, SageTV, Apture, BufferBox, Bump (application), ITA Software, Invite Media flashcards Google acquisitions
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  • Meebo
    Meebo was an instant messaging and social networking service provider.
  • SketchUp
    SketchUp (formerly Google Sketchup) is a 3D modeling computer program for a wide range of drawing applications such as architectural, interior design, landscape architecture, civil and mechanical engineering, film, and video game design—and available in a freeware version, SketchUp Make, and a paid version with additional functionality, SketchUp Pro.
  • Blogger (service)
    Blogger is a blog-publishing service that allows multi-user blogs with time-stamped entries.
  • Google Sites
    Google Sites is a structured wiki- and Web page-creation tool offered by Google as part of the G Suite productivity suite.
  • VirusTotal
    VirusTotal is a website, created by the Spanish security company Hispasec Sistemas.
  • Panoramio
    Panoramio is a geolocation-oriented photo sharing mashup owned by Google.
  • Google Analytics
    Google Analytics is a freemium web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic.
  • Google Maps
    Google Maps is a desktop web mapping service developed by Google.
  • 3D Warehouse
    The SketchUp 3D Warehouse is an open source library where anyone using SketchUp can upload and download 3D models to share.
  • Google Docs, Sheets and Slides
    Google Docs, Google Sheets and Google Slides are a word processor, a spreadsheet and a presentation program respectively, all part of a free, web-based software office suite offered by Google within its Google Drive service.
  • Picasa
    Picasa was an image organizer and image viewer for organizing and editing digital photos, plus an integrated photo-sharing website, originally created by a company named Lifescape (which at that time may have resided at Idealab) in 2002.
  • Android (operating system)
    Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google, based on the Linux kernel and designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.
  • Waze
    Waze (/weɪz/), formerly FreeMap Israel) is a GPS-based geographical navigation application program that was first developed and popularized by the Israeli company Waze Mobile.
  • FeedBurner
    FeedBurner is a web feed management provider launched in 2004.
  • Google Groups
    Google Groups is a service from Google that provides discussion groups for people sharing common interests.
    reCAPTCHA is a CAPTCHA-like system designed to establish that a computer user is human (normally in order to protect websites from bots) and, at the same time, assist in the digitization of books.
  • Google Voice
    Google Voice is a telephony service that provides call forwarding and voicemail services, voice and text messaging, as well as U.
  • Etherpad
    Etherpad (previously known as EtherPad) is a web-based collaborative real-time editor, allowing authors to simultaneously edit a text document, and see all of the participants' edits in real-time, with the ability to display each author's text in their own color.
  • Keyhole, Inc
    Keyhole, Inc., founded in 2001, was a pioneering software development company specializing in geospatial data visualization applications and was acquired by Google in 2004 for $35 million.
  • PostRank
    PostRank was a social media analytics service that used a proprietary ranking algorithm to measure "social engagement" with published content based on blog comments and links, Internet bookmarks, clicks, page views, and activities from social network services such as Twitter, Digg, Facebook and Myspace.
  • 111 Eighth Avenue
    111 Eighth Avenue is a full-block Art Deco multi-use building located between Eighth and Ninth Avenues, and 15th and 16th Streets in the Chelsea neighborhood of the Manhattan borough of New York City.
  • Softcard
    JVL Ventures, LLC d/b/a Softcard formerly Isis Mobile Wallet, was a joint venture between AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon which produced a mobile payments platform known as Softcard, which used near-field communication (NFC) technology to allow users to pay for items at stores and restaurants with credit and debit card credentials stored on their smartphones.
  • Wildfire Interactive
    Wildfire Interactive Inc, or Wildfire, was a social marketing application that enabled businesses to create, optimize and measure their presence on social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and YouTube.
  • Google Latitude
    Google Latitude was a location-aware feature of Google Maps, developed by Google as a successor to its earlier SMS-based service Dodgeball.
  • On2 Technologies
    On2 Technologies (NYSE MKT: ONT), formerly known as The Duck Corporation, was a small publicly traded company (on the American Stock Exchange), founded in 1992 and headquartered in Clifton Park, New York, that designed video codec technology.
  • Anvato
    Anvato was a Mountain View, California-based technology firm.
  • Skia Graphics Engine
    The Skia Graphics Engine is a compact open source graphics library written in C++.
  • Songza
    Songza was a free music streaming and recommendation service for Internet users in the United States and Canada.
  • Redwood Robotics
    Redwood Robotics was a joint venture, announced in July 2012, between Meka Robotics, Willow Garage, and SRI International, all of which have strong presences in the field of robotics.
  • Dropcam
    Dropcam, Inc. was an American technology company headquartered in San Francisco, California.
  • Fflick
    fflick was a website devoted to reviews, information, and news of films based on information collected on Twitter the microblogging and social media service.
  • Flutter (company)
    Flutter is a gesture recognition technology startup based in San Francisco, California, United States (US).
  • Kaltix
    Kaltix Corp., commonly known as Kaltix is a personalized search engine company founded at Stanford University in June 2003 by Sep Kamvar, Taher Haveliwala and Glen Jeh.
  • Trendalyzer
    Trendalyzer is an information visualization software for animation of statistics that was initially developed by Hans Rosling's Gapminder Foundation in Sweden.
  • was a price comparison service website that billed itself as a "visual search engine for products".
  • Google Domains
    Google Domains is a domain registration service offered by Google which publicly launched in the United States on January 13, 2015.
  • Nest Labs
    Nest Labs is a home automation producer of programmable, self-learning, sensor-driven, Wi-Fi-enabled thermostats, smoke detectors, and other security systems.
  • Pyra Labs
    Pyra Labs was the company that created the Blogger service in 1999.
  • Quickoffice
    Quickoffice was a freeware proprietary productivity suite for mobile devices which allowed viewing, creating and editing documents, presentations and spreadsheets.
  • Zagat
    The Zagat Survey /zəˈɡæt/ or zə-GAT was established by Tim and Nina Zagat in 1979 as a way to collect and correlate the ratings of restaurants by diners; for their first guide, covering New York City, the Zagats surveyed their friends.
  • Quest Visual
    Quest Visual, Inc.
  • Metaweb
    Metaweb Technologies, Inc.
  • YouTube Next Lab and Audience Development Group
    The YouTube Next Lab and Audience Development Group was originally founded as Next New Networks.
  • Makani Power
    Makani Power is an Alameda, California-based company that developed airborne wind turbines with the support of Google X and the U.
  • Meka Robotics
    Meka Robotics was a company that made robotic systems.
  • Neotonic Software
    Neotonic Software was a San Francisco based company that produced technology for email customer support, founded by David Jeske and Brandon Long in 2001.
  • Global IP Solutions
    Global IP Solutions (also known as GIPS) was a United States-based corporation that developed real-time voice and video processing software for IP networks, before it was acquired by Google in May 2010.
  • Dodgeball (service)
    Dodgeball was a location-based social networking software provider for mobile devices.
  • Current Communications Group
    CURRENT Group provides real time distribution grid visibility through intelligent sensing and analytics for Smart Grid projects with utilities worldwide.
  • Wavii
    Wavii was a Seattle startup founded by Adrian Aoun in 2008, and was subsequently acquired by Google, Inc.
  • SageTV
    SageTV Media Center, now open source, was a proprietary, commercial DVR (Digital Video Recording) and HTPC (Home theater PC) software for Mac OS X, Windows and Linux.
  • Apture
    Apture was a service that allowed publishers and bloggers to link and incorporate multimedia into a dynamic layer above their pages.
  • BufferBox
    BufferBox Inc. was a Canadian startup from the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada that leveraged parcel kiosks to provide consumers the convenience of picking up their online purchases 24/7.
  • Bump (application)
    Bump! was an iOS and Android application that enabled smartphone users to transfer contact information, photos and files between devices.
  • ITA Software
    ITA Software is a travel industry software division of Google, formerly an independent company, in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  • Invite Media
    Invite Media is a display advertising and exchange bidding company that was acquired by DoubleClick, a subsidiary of Google Inc.