Twitter Acqui-Hires Mobile App Development Platform Cabana, Shuts It Down

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http://techcrunch.com – Twitter has made another acquisition to expand its platform development operation. It has bought Cabana, a platform for making highly visual mobile apps. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed, but the team behind the app are joining Twitter, and Cabana as it is known today is shutting down, effective December 1. Cabana brings Twitter a new angle in app development, which it could use both for its own services, but also for companies that Twitter is attracting to its social platform: one product that Cabana launched in April is its Fan Page Mobilizer, which helps small businesses bring thei (IT news)