Thursday, July 23, 2009

Nokia to Acquire Cellity for Mobile Software Development

Nokia has agreed to acquire cellity, a start-up based in Hamburg, Germany, for an undisclosed sum.

cellity currently offers a solution to collect and securely store users' contacts in one place. The service is an easy way to connect people on the mobile and the web.

Nokia said it will acquire the cellity team to strengthen its competencies in the area of social networking. cellity's current service will not transfer to Nokia and the service will be discontinued.

After closing, cellity's 14 employees will become part of Nokia's Services unit.

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