Intelius Scoops Up Spock

Bellevue, WA-based Intelius, a company that provides background checks and identity theft protection, has acquired Redwood City, CA-based people search engine Spock, as reported by VentureBeat, TechCrunch, and others. Terms were not disclosed. Intelius was founded in 2003 and is led by CEO Naveen Jain, the founder of InfoSpace.

Gregory T. Huang is Xconomy's Deputy Editor, National IT Editor, and Editor of Xconomy Boston. E-mail him at gthuang [at] xconomy.com. Follow @gthuang

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