engine - 3:49 pm on May 10, 2013 (gmt 0)
Twitter has purchased the technology behind Ubalo, a 2-year-old startup that specializes in making technical computing more accessible for engineers and scientists.
"In early 2011, we started Ubalo to make large-scale computing easier and more accessible to a technical audience," co-founders Jacob Mattingley and Ian Downes said in a note published on the company's Web site Thursday. "A few days ago, Twitter agreed to acquire our technology and we agreed to join their staff."Twitter Acquires Large Scale Analysis Startup, Ubalo [news.cnet.com]