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Samsung acquires second-screen app developer Movl

Tuesday 7 May 2013 | 10:31 CET | News
Samsung has acquired the start-up Movl to help develop second-screen apps. MOVL is the maker of the Kontrol.tv API platform, which lets developers create apps to connect TVs via the cloud, as well as mobile phones on home networks. The platform was fully launched last fall, after a year and a half of development. A representative from MOVL confirmed to TechCrunch that the company joined Samsung in April. The startup was one of the first winners of Samsung's Connected TV developer contests, with its WeDraw app, which enables users to draw images through an app on their mobile phones or

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Countries: World
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