Twitter acquired Android lock screen application company Cover
Twitter announced Monday that it has acquired the Android lock screen application developers Cover. Cover can decide on the phones main screen displays what the application, this innovative company will join Twitter's
headquarters based on the user's geographic
Cover launched in October last year, is to help the user to create a custom lock screen content applications. Once launched, Cover quickly attracted more than 100,000 users of all ages. With this application, users can create custom lock screen menu, highlight common applications and related content. Cover lock screen displays the contents of a user can be automatically adjusted according to their environment, such as in the car, Cover will highlight the contents of Pandora and other music playing applications; while in the workplace when, Cover preferentially display Evernote or Dropbox and other office-type applications.
Cover has attracted the attention of venture capital firms. Including First Round Capital and PayPal co-founder Max Levchin, shortly after the establishment of this company will provide up to $ 1.7 million in seed money.
Cover in an official statement that the company will continue to provide applications on Google Play; and after joining Twitter, will create better products and services to the public. Twitter and Cover are to disclose details of the transaction.
In recent months, Twitter has been willing to experiment with a variety of new features of Android, but most functions are mainly used to test and observe what the user really likes. It is worth noting that Yahoo acquired earlier this year for desktop application development company Aviate. Aviate development of the Android phone's desktop, the desktop can be customized and personalized. The product can be classified as application software for mobile phones, in addition to the environment according to the user, provide personalized information on your desktop.