Google acquires Nik Software (digital imaging)

Companies in Relationship

Google, Nik Software

Deal Facts

Initial Announcement Date: 9/12

Consideration: not disclosed

Google acquires Nik Software, a developer of software for professional digital imaging as well as consumer photography.The move is viewed as a response to Facebook's acquisition of Instagram.

Google’s is likely to use of the company’s technology for Google+ mobile or desktop. Picasa is another possible user of Nik technology.

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