COMPUTER software industry, MERGERS & acquisitions, MOBILE apps, and PROTOTYPE software
The article reports on the acquisition of the technology company RelativeWave, the creator of the mobile application prototyping software Form, by the American technology company Google. The iOS application Form will now be available for free download on the Mac App Store, a digital distribution platform for OS X operating system applications developed by the consumer electronics company Apple Inc. The software allows developers to create custom prototypes directly on their devices.
PROTOTYPES, COMPUTER software, UPGRADING of computer printers, INTERNET of things, and MOBILE apps
The article profiles Rohit Asil, a 20-year-old a student and an entrepreneur at the Fracktal Works, manufacturer and prototyping service company. It discusses the line of business of Asil which include technologies such as three-dimentional (3D) printing, internet of things, and mobile applications.
The article informs that technology company Apple is working on virtual and augmented reality, and built a prototypes of headsets with a secret team of staff assembled from acquisitions or poached from other companies.