The Qualcomm Innovation Center – the part of Qualcomm that focuses on mobile open source software – has acquired iSkoot Technologies. iSkoot makes it easier for mobile manufacturers and network operators to put social networks and internet services on mobile handsets while cutting the amount of data consumed.
Current iSkoot customers will continue to be supported; the company will also focus on integrating its offerings with Qualcomm's products and developing open source data management contributions for mobile devices.
Rob Chandhok, president of QuIC, said “iSkoot and their products match our strategy to optimize the delivery of any service over a wireless network and deliver true business value to our partners and customers. QuIC's acquisition of iSkoot provides us with a push data services platform, a social network aggregation solution and voice 2.0 services that dramatically strengthens our ability to continue providing the most effective mobile solutions for operators and device makers as they serve consumers worldwide.”