Gaming execs: Join 180 select leaders
from King, Glu, Rovio, Unity, Facebook, and more to plan your path to global domination in 2015. GamesBeat Summit
is invite-only -- apply here
. Ticket prices increase
on April 3rd!
Twitter has been on a shopping spree of late, buying startups left and right as it scales up its workforce to more than 200 employees.
Thursday, it bought Smallthought Systems, a four-person startup responsible for building a project management tool called Dabble DB that Twitter used up until a year ago. They also created Trendly, a tool that helps display trends from Google Analytics data, which Twitter was one of the first testers for.
“As Twitter is the world’s largest Ruby on Rails-based web service, we are impressed with their frequent contributions to the Ruby and Smalltalk development communities,” wrote Kevin Weil, who oversees analytics for Twitter. “Their team has a unique combination of entrepreneurship, creativity, and analytics expertise.”
The Smallthought Systems deal comes on top of several recent acquisitions including Mixer Labs and Atebits, the maker of a popular iPhone Twitter app.
VentureBeat’s VB Insight team is studying email marketing tools.
Chime in here, and we’ll share the results