It’s Official: Dopplr Acquired by Nokia
Last week TechCrunch reported that Nokia had acquired Dopplr, the Social Atlas; although this was believed to be a false rumour. Today both Dopplr and Nokia have officially announced the acquisition. See below for a quote from the Dopplr Blog and a press release from Nokia:
“Today, weâ€™re thrilled to announce that Dopplr has been acquired by Nokia. Nokia shares our vision of the Social Atlas, the idea that social location data can improve our experience of cities…” Read the rest on the Dopplr Blog
“Espoo, Finland – Nokia and Dopplr announced today that Nokia has acquired Dopplr Oy, a privately-held mobile service provider for international travelers. Dopplr has a team of seven people with offices in London and Helsinki. The Dopplr team brings to Nokia’s Services unit unique know-how in creating internet-based communities and showing their journeys, experiences and tastes collectively on the web…” Read the rest on the Nokia website
Our Congratulations go out to everyone at Dopplr!