Twitter buys Julpan, specializing in Internet search

The young Julpan company, founded by former Google, announced Wednesday its acquisition for an undisclosed sum by the microblogging site Twitter.

“I am very proud to announce that Julpan was acquired by Twitter,” said the founder of Ori Allon, who had worked on the search engine Google.

“We founded Julpan there is more than a year. Since then we have created a (…) search technology that analyzes network activity on the web to provide users with content fresh and relevant,” at he said on the website of his company.

According to the news site TechCrunch specialist, Mr. Allon, then a doctoral student in Australia, was sold in 2006 to a Google search algorithm called Orion that is still used today by the California Internet giant. Mr Allon was also hired by Google.


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