Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Another company that could push dating forward is New Deal Design, whose “digital tattoo concept” Project Underskin aims to put tattoos under your skin, conceivably helping you to “visualise your partner’s health, mood or feelings and even glow a loving shade of red when you and your partner hold hands.” Jones also speaks about e Harmony’s recent study with Imperial College Business School about the dating methods of the future, and why VR dates, DNA matching and even robots could figure in the next era of online dating.
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Another vulnerability tackled by HTB, concerns Combodo's i Top app, version 2.2.1 and probably prior, that can allow cybercriminals to compromise a system gaining full access to the app and its associated databases.
Combodo has been notified, but has not yet resolved the issue. The final vulnerability HTB spotted was with Exponent's open-source CMS product, which was patched by the company shortly after it was notified.
Potentially the most harmful flaw found by HTB was in software created by Dating Pro, which allows companies to create and operate their own dating websites and is currently used by about 10,000 active dating services.
The problem, if exploited, could allow a bad actor to take over administrator rights for a site running the software gaining total access to the user's private data.
New York, NY – Kickoff, the leading Latin American dating app which connects friends of friends, today announced that it has been acquired by Paktor, the leading mobile dating and social networking brand for singles in Southeast Asia and Taiwan.
The sale creates a combined business with global scale in two of the world’s largest dating markets.
“Paktor shares our mission to help people find quality connections and our focus on providing the highest quality user experience.
We are confident Paktor will build on the terrific service Kickoff users expect and develop new and exciting features for Kickoff that will further improve the dating experience,” said Alanna Phelan, COO of Kickoff.
Emma is a Junior Reporter at Global Dating Insights.