File Transfer & Syncing Service Pixelpipe Shuts Down – Acquisition In The Works?

TechCrunch

San Francisco-based startup Pixelpipe, which previously offered services for uploading photos to a variety of online destinations, before moving to support a wider variety of file types under a cloud-to-cloud rebranding known as Pi.pe, shut down today. The company says it will now be “joining a much larger organization,” but the details are not yet finalized.

However, there are hints that at least some of the work Pixelpipe had accomplished won’t be all for naught, as the company’s brief but vague blog post notes that the team will be “working on similar themes to what we have delivered with both our Pixelpipe and Pi.pe services.”

Founded back in the later stages of the Web 2.0 era, Pixelpipe first launched back in fall 2008 as a personal media syndication utility that let users distribute audio files or images to a number of popular online services, including Flickr – or…

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