Monday, July 23, 2007

Nokia Acquires Twango for Media Sharing

Nokia has acquired Twango, a start-up based in Redmond, Washington, that offers a free, media-sharing service for photos, video, audio, Microsoft Office documents and PDFs. Twango is based in Redmond, Washington.

Nokia said the acquisition of Twango enables it to offer people an easy way to share multimedia content through their desktop and mobile devices.

"The Twango acquisition is a concrete step towards our Internet services vision of providing seamless access to information, entertainment, and social networks - at anytime, anywhere, from any connected device, in any way that you choose. We have the most complete suite of connected multimedia experiences including music, navigation, games, and - with the Twango acquisition - photos, videos, and a variety of document types," said Anssi Vanjoki, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Multimedia, Nokia.

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