Nokia Buys Motally

Motally, a San Francisco startup making software that measures the usage of mobile applications, will acquired by Nokia, the Espoo, Finland-based wireless giant said Friday. Nokia plans to adapt Motally’s software to work with applications running on the Qt, Symbian, Meego and Java mobile operating systems. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. Motally was backed by Blue Run Ventures (formerly Nokia’s corporate venture wing) and angel investor Ron Conway; its eight employees will be transferred to Nokia’s Sunnyvale, CA, office, according to a report in VentureWire.

Wade Roush is a freelance science and technology journalist and the producer and host of the podcast Soonish. Follow @soonishpodcast

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