Fastly acquires developer platform Glitch to bring apps to the edge

Edge cloud platform provider Fastly has acquired Glitch, a developer platform for creating and sharing full-stack web apps with nearly two million active users.

Glitch will continue to operate under Fastly, with the acquisition focused on expanding the platform’s team as well as allowing Glitch apps to use Fastly’s edge computing services.

 "Fastly was founded by developers, for developers and, together with Glitch, we take an important step forward in making it...

Alef acquires CareerGig in push to build edge developer community

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Edge connectivity platform Alef has acquired CareerGig, an online marketplace for freelancers and IT professionals, in a bid to spur edge adoption.

By arming CareerGig developers with a suite of enterprise-grade APIs, Alef will support the construction of custom private 5G networks and applications to build out the edge ecosystem.

CareerGig emerged in 2019 as a software as a service (SaaS) tool that allowed mobile developers to create and match their portfolios with...