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Google Acquires Fly Labs a Photo Editing Tool for Google Photos

Google has announced the acquisition of Fly Labs a tiny New York company that makes apps for editing mobile videos, is now part of Google, which is the company behind a number of iOS apps for video editing.
The team behind Fly Labs will be absorbed into the Google Photos team.

Fly Labs will continue to offer the four apps, called Clips, Fly, Tempo and Crop, for the next three months, and Google will give away features that used to be in-app purchases for free during this time.
The company broadcasted the news on Friday afternoon. It makes a quartet of video editing tools and claims that over 20 million videos have been created within its apps.

At Mountain View, Fly Labs will be joining the team behind Google Photos, the storage app Google introduced in May. Last month Google announced Photos had crossed 100 million monthly active users. The search giant loves the product, which is powered by its machine learning chops, very, On the acquisition, an elated-sounding Fly Labs wrote:

Google Photos is a home for your life’s memories, powered by Google’s machine learning and computer vision technology. It’s a perfect match for what we built at Fly Labs, and we’re looking forward to folding our technology into Google Photos.”very much.

Interestingly enough, the founders of the app talked to iDigitalTimes last year, saying that it wasn't expected that an Android version of its app would ever be available, and that iPhone users appreciated great design more than Android users. iDigital Times continued on to say that Tim Novikoff, the founder of the app, didn't see the app ever venturing into Google territory. Well, it has now done just that.
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