LinkedIn acquires managed search start-up company Indextank

Source: Internet
Author: User
Keywords Linkedin indextank
Sina Science and technology news Beijing time October 12 morning, professional social networking site LinkedIn announced in Tuesday that the company has acquired a start-up Indextank, the start-up's main business to help other sites and online services to provide hosted search services. The amount of the deal is not yet disclosed.  This is also the second acquisition that LinkedIn has completed in the past 2 weeks. Indextank primarily provides real-time, hosted search engine services to customers, enabling developers to quickly develop search based applications and safely hosting their search software. At present, Indextank's service functions include: Instant dynamic indexing, search data briefings, geographical search and so on. The well-known social news website Reddit and video service website Twitvid are indextank fixed customers.  Twitvid, in particular, just raised 6.5 million dollars last month. After the acquisition is completed, Indextank's search technology will be integrated into the search engine for multiple products and services in LinkedIn's social network.  Indextank had just raised 1.6 million of billions of dollars in April, including funding from K9 Ventures, a venture capital firm.  Indextank says LinkedIn has agreed to allow Indextank's existing services to continue for 6 months, and that some of its services will be open source code to facilitate Indextank customers replacing platforms and suppliers during this period. In the 6-month handover process, Indextank will not allow customers to continue to pay, but also will remind customers to download the hosted in Indextank timely information, if the customer did not download the backup in time, the remaining data will be permanently deleted next April. In addition, the user Privacy policy, which was recently updated by LinkedIn in June, will also apply to Indextank customers and related data hosted by Indextank. (linjing) to share:
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