Google acquires API maker Firebase for cloud platform

Wednesday 22 October 2014 | 09:40 CET | News
Google has announced the acquisition of Firebase, an API maker that helps developers build collaborative mobile and web apps that store and sync data in real-time. Google refrained from disclosing terms of the deal but confirmed it will continue to offer Firebase's services as part of its Google Cloud Platform line. In a blog post Google said the purchase of Firebase will help it build a complete end-to-end platform for mobile application development. "Mobile is one of the fastest-growing categories of app development, but it's also still too hard for most developers. With Firebase,

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