Essential is the company founded by many as Android founders and former Google managers, Andy Rubin. Now it looks as though the company may be interested in other apps and services because it looks like they've acquired a company called CloudMagic.
For those unfamiliar with CloudMagic, they are the developers behind a popular email app called Newton Mail, which was actually closed in late September. Essential confirmed the acquisition in a statement to TechCrunch, but did not elaborate on the extent to which they acquired the business or what they intend to do.
The statement reads: "We are always on the lookout for companies with outstanding technology and talent to accelerate our product roadmap. That being said, we would not be surprised if the Newton Mail app in the future Essential would find a new life as a native app software updates for its smartphones.
This step is not completely new as other companies have taken similar steps. For example, Apple bought Workflow, which later became Siri Shortcuts, and how could we forget the takeover of Beats Music, which was later closed, and where Apple was reissued as Apple Music.
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