03 Apr '13, 3pm

Singapore’s @BillPinApp acquires BillMonk, plans to shut it down and migrate user data over

Singapore’s @BillPinApp acquires BillMonk, plans to shut it down and migrate user data over

Singapore’s BillPin acquires BillMonk, plans to shut it down and migrate user data over April 3, 2013 by Terence LEE Bill, meet Bill. At one point, BillMonk was right up there as the most popular social billing apps in the world. Recently however, it has been suffering from neglect and experienced plenty of downtime. As is always the case with derelict apps (see Google Reader), flummoxed users had to go through the inconvenience of exporting their data and switching over to a more reliable service. BillMonk users may now have reason to cheer. Today, Singapore’s BillPin , a six-month-old social billing app, announced that it has acquired BillMonk from Obopay, which purchased the company way back in 2007. The acquisition, made at an undisclosed sum, includes BillMonk’s user base, infrastructure, source code, and related intellectual property rights. Here’s the most important...

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