Perhapsnow , the Internet giant could be moving forward with a new strategy for mobile news apps.
According to Wavii's site, the news feed can include status updates about "any topic," whether it be technology, entertainment, politics -- or even a "startup acquisition."
Neither Google nor Wavii have revealed anything publicly, but TC estimated the deal is worth approximately $30 million.
Regardless, it only adds to what could be a growing battle-of-sorts in Silicon Valley right now over what is becoming a highly-contested space: mobile news reader apps.
For further evidence, just look atas well as .
Both multi-million dollar deals reflect mobile-first strategies for all things news, whether it be from social media channels or traditional news outlets.
Thus,and Currents lacking some attention lately (at least on a public level), it is curious as to where Wavii will fit in at the Mountain View, Calif.-based corporation.
The Wavii app is free and available for iOS devices only.
We pinged Google PR for comment, and we'll update this story when we hear back.
UPDATED: A Google representative responded but said that the company does not "comment on rumor or speculation."
Screenshot via Wavii (iTunes App Store)