Pumatech Acquires Starfish

Synchronization software company buys Starfish, which has expertise in cell phone and over-the-air synchronization.

Synchronization software company Pumatech Inc. on Monday announced the acquisition of Starfish Software Inc., previously a wholly owned subsidiary of Motorola Inc. that also makes synchronization products.

Pumatech, of San Jose, Calif., traditionally has focused on personal digital assistants and PCs. Starfish, of Scotts Valley, Calif., is a co-founder of the SyncML Inititative standards body. Founded in 1994, Starfish has expertise in cell phone and over-the-air synchronization.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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