Facebook lands bug hunters with Monoidics buy -->
The two companies announced the acquisition, which should boost
The technical team at Monoidics, a four-year-old company that builds code verification and analysis software, will join
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
"This asset acquisition represents our investment in the quality of our mobile applications platform and also our people, as members of their talented engineering team will join us to work at
Monoidics builds programs that check other software, specifically mobile software, for bugs.
That's a key acquisition for
He added that the move is an obvious effort to improve the quality of the social network's mobile code before it goes out the door and lands in users' hands.
"This should help them develop mobile apps faster and churn out higher quality versions at a lower cost," said Olds. "While the software assets Monoidics brings to the table are important, I would think the personnel
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