Apple buys Vancouver-based startup Buddybuild

Apple has acquired Vancouver-based startup Buddybuild. The Buddybuild team has joined the Xcode engineering group at Apple, though the team will continue to be based in Canada, says the company.

Buddybuild is a continuous integration, continuous deployment, and user feedback platform for development teams.

The buddybuild service will remain available to existing customers to build, test, and ship iOS apps; however the company says it not accepting new customers. Existing free starter plans and Android app development will be discontinued from March.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

[Image courtesy: Buddybuild]

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