Google Acquires Sparkbuy
Sparkbuy, a price-comparison engine for laptops and other electronics products, has been purchased by Google, IDG News reported Tuesday.
The company launched last year, and has been called a "Kayak for consumer electronics." The company, in a message posted to Sparkbuy.com, the company's employees said the company "won't be offering services at sparkbuy.com any more," indicating that the technology will be folded into existing Google products.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.