Apple Acquires TestFlight Owner Burstly, Terminates Android Support

Apple Acquires TestFlight Owner Burstly, Terminates Android Support

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Apple has acquired Burstly, the makers of TestFlight, a popular beta testing platform for mobile developers, reports TechCrunch and Re/code.

Apple 'confirmed' the acquisition with its usual response.

“Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time, and we generally do not discuss our purpose or plans,” company spokeswoman Kristin Huguet told Re/code.

Following the acquisition, TestFlight announced that it's discontinuing support for Android as of March 21st. It's also discontinuing its TestFlight SDK and has shut down FlightPath, its mobile analytics solution.

It's unclear what Apple's plans for the company are. It could potentially integrate its technology into the iOS Developer Center and Xcode or leave it as a standalone service.

We'll let you know when we hear more!


Apple Acquires TestFlight Owner Burstly, Terminates Android Support
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Troll Phycologist - February 22, 2014 at 7:29pm
So that's how it works baby face? When did it not?
ratGT - February 23, 2014 at 7:39pm
Don't mind him... He just turned 10 years old and he is just learning how adults are behave in this world!
Apple stated - February 22, 2014 at 4:38pm
And hopefully apple can terminate android too!!
K - February 22, 2014 at 4:54pm
Dear god please. People want android for big screen, and many jailbreak things that android has, so what is android here for exactly, to copy ANYTHING apple makes.
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