Motorola Buys Cappuccino Framework Creator 280 North For $20 Million

Motorola has acquired startup 280 North, the company behind the Cappuccino programming language. Cappuccino is an open source framework aimed at making web software comparable to a desktop equivalent—an expertise Motorola will presumably apply to their own apps.

Full details on the transaction haven't been outed, but TechCrunch is reporting a price tag of $20 million. [TechCrunch]