Yandex has bought The Tweeted Times


The company "Yandex" has bought the service The Tweeted Times, intended for users of Twitter. It analyzes the links that friends have shared in microblogs user selects the most popular and combines them into a single "online newspaper." Along with its own, you can view "newspaper" of other users.

Amount of the transaction were not disclosed. "Yandex" intends to use the technology The Tweeted Times for their own services. In this case, The Tweeted Times will continue to work.

The Tweeted Times was founded in September 2009, a team of five people who are in San Francisco, Zurich and Moscow. The creators of the service will be transferred to "Yandex". The project was created by Russian programmer living in Switzerland — Maxim and Marina Grinevo. The number of users of the project has exceeded 80,000 people, including celebrities such as Snoop Dogg, Alyssa Milano and Lance Weiler.
Over the past 12 months, "Yandex" buys the fourth startup. In January 2011, "Yandex" has acquired authentication service Loginza, in December 2010 — the company WebVisor, and in September bought a stake in the Israeli company, developer of facial recognition technology.

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