Yahoo! offers itself the mobile expertise of the start-up Jybe

by bold-lichterman

Fourth acquisition of a start-up in less than 5 months for Yahoo! which is offered this time, for an unknown amount, the young start-up Jybe, publisher of mobile applications based in Silicon Valley.


In particular, Jybe is developing an application that brings together recommendations from its users regarding food and entertainment. The five engineers employed by the start-up will join the teams of the American giant, in particular Arnab Bhattacharjee, former vice president of R&D of Yahoo! that he left two years ago, underlines the Washingtonpost.

After the takeover of application publisher Alike in mid-February, Yahoo! continue with Jybe invest in the mobile sector, in particular coveting the market more and more smartphone users. An axis of development on which Marissa Mayer insisted during his arrival as general manager 8 months ago.