DIGITAL NEWS: Yahoo acquires Lexity

Yahoo has acquired small business app maker, Lexity.

The four year old company builds apps to help SMEs grow their ecommerce business.

This is the latest in a string of Yahoo's acquisitions, totalling 20 to date.

In a blog post Lexity team said: 'All Lexity apps, including our flagship app Lexity Live, will continue to run seamlessly, and we are putting more resources towards making them even better. We will continue to support merchants on any ecommerce platform – BigCommerce, Magento, Shopify, you name it.

'We will also continue to support and enhance Commerce Central, our write-once, run-anywhere platform for developers.'