Yahoo continues startup acquisition spree with Wander buy
In another segment of a seemingly endless acquisition spree, Yahoo has snapped up app maker Wander. The latter is the company that created diary app Days, according to App Advice.
VentureBeat noted that the acqui-hire was published by Wander in a blog post: "We've spent the past few years figuring out how to make content creation as habitual as content consumption. That's the idea behind Days, the daily visual diary we launched in May 2013. Nine months later, we're excited to announce that we've accepted an offer to bring our work on daily habits to Yahoo. We started our company with the vision of transforming daily habits, and we're proud to be joining a new one that shares that mission."
According to Wander, Days will not be shut down by Yahoo, unlike most services that were developed by the Internet giant's acquisitions. Under the terms of the said deal, Wander's workforce will be integrated in Yahoo's Mobile and Emerging Products division in New York. Days, on the other hand, will continue to exist "as a standalone entity," the report detailed.
Days is available for downloaded in the App Store free of charge. Last month, the app was updated to version 2.0, which has a new design and several improvements, App Advice reported.