Google Acquires Microblogging Service Jaiku
Finish short messaging and microblogging service Jaiku has been acquired by Google, the company says. That Google bought this competitor of Twitter, the service founded by Blogger founder Evan Williams, instead of Twitter is notable. Jaiku may be stronger on the mobile platform than Twitter and probably came at a much lower price. Google has been buying up no end of very young mobile services in order to improve it online dominance further. With the aid of Google it is likely that Jaiku will be able to outgrow Twitter.