Google acquires Sparrow and a paid Twitter alternative?
Rather than rewrite full posts, here are a few recent items that have been posted on Google+.
The news that Google acquired the Mac and iOS mail application Sparrow caused a mixed reaction with many feeling let down, or even betrayed, by the company for selling up considering the news that the app will not receive any new features and, effectively, be left out to pasture.
Stepping away from any sense of entitlement and consternation I asked:
In response to the news that Twitter isonceagain changing the rules around using its API the app.net developer network is beingre-purposedas a possible paid alternative to Twitter with a real-time API and full support for third-party... [via Colin Walker]
- Google Buys Email App Creator Sparrow (Small Business Trends )