Twitpic says it won’t be shutting down after all

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Two weeks after saying it would be forced to shut down because of a trademark conflict with Twitter, image-hosting service Twitpic said today that it will live on. The company has been acquired, though in a tweet it would not say by whom:

Earlier this month, Twitpic founder Noah Everett said Twitter had contacted the company demanding it abandon its trademark application or have its API access revoked. Twitter responded by saying that it had no issue with Twitpic retaining its name but had objected to other, unspecified “trademarks tied to the brand.”

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