Aug 15 Google Inc is buying JetPac
Inc, the startup that designs social travel applications
disclosed on its website on Friday, without providing details.
"We'll be removing Jetpac's apps from the App Store in the
coming days, and ending support for them on 9/15," stated a
posting on JetPac's homepage. (bit.ly/1b66Re9)
San Francisco-based JetPac has created a mobile application
that uses pictures from various social networking sites to
create city guides.
Earlier this year, Google bought Nest Labs Inc, which makes
smart thermostat and smoke alarms, for $3.2 billion, making the
deal one of the largest in Google's history.
Google was not available for comment outside of normal
(Reporting By Tanvi Mehta in Bangalore; Editing by Ken Wills)