Following some changes made to its Twitter apps UberSocial and Twidroyd, UberMedia is back in the mobile-app stores and apparently in Twitter's good graces.
Claiming violations involving privacy invasions and trademark infringement, Twitter suspends the products from the company that owns applications like UberTwitter, Echofon, and Twidroyd.
UberMedia, run by Internet pioneer Bill Gross, will pay $30 million in cash and stock for the London-based company.
The agency is reviewing the microblogging site's interaction with UberMedia, a potential Twitter competitor, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
This story misrepresented the career history of UberMedia CEO Bill Gross, who formally unveiled and launched Chime.in at the Web 2.0 Summit.
Twitter is reportedly in talks to acquire the desktop client for about $50 million--two months after it was (perhaps erroneously) reported to be sold to another company.
The microblogging service has agreed to acquire the Twitter desktop client preferred by many of the social-media service's most active users, according to a CNN report.
Chime.in, from Bill Gross and UberMedia, is one social network that puts publishers, transactions, and engagement front and center.
Twitter is knee-deep in talks to acquire the popular desktop app TweetDeck, according to reports, possibly with a view to making it the official Twitter desktop client.