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Google Acquires Video and Special-Effects Startup Zync

Google has acquired video and special-effects startup Zync Inc. as it steps up competition against Amazon.com’s cloud-computing business.  Terms were not disclosed. Zync offers video and special-effects rendering that has been used in movies including “Star Trek Into Darkness” and “Looper.” The service operated on Amazon computers, but Google said it would move Zync to its own Cloud Platform. Google launched ... Read More »