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Yahoo Acquires Social Browsing Startup Rockmelt
2013-08-03 04:42:46

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Yahoo announced on Friday that it is acquiring the social browsing startup Rockmelt, and will use the technology to boost its media and mobile properties. Specific terms of the deal were not disclosed, but AllThingsD cited sources close to the deal as saying Yahoo paid between $60 and $70 million to acquire the four-year-old startup. Rockmelt said its apps and web product will be shut down at the end of the month, and...

Rockmelt Comes to iPad
2012-10-11 19:28:37

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A little more than 2 years ago, Tim Howes and Eric Vishria launched a new browser meant to compliment today´s social leanings, incorporating messaging, sharing, RSS and, of course, Facebook and Twitter. With help from popular start-up backer Marc Andreessen, co-founder of Netscape, Rockmelt was born and has earned itself some 4 million users in its early years. However, in the competitive world of browsers and All Things...

2010-11-09 06:15:00

RockMelt launched a beta version of its new Web browser on Monday, entering a crowded sector that already includes Microsoft's Internet Explorer, Apple's Safari, Google's Chrome and Mozilla's Firefox. "The rumors are true"¦ starting today, we're offering access to an early version of RockMelt, a new browser designed around you and how you use the Web," the company said in a statement posted on its Web site. The Mountain View, Calif.-based company, which is backed by Netscape co-founder...

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