One small step for Google, but one giant step for a local developer, whose innovative desktop organizing tool is the latest in the search engine company's acquisition spree.
Facebook and Twitter are also in the mix, with Facebook acquiring FriendFeed and Twitter recently buying the popular application Tweetie.
Even content providers have been on the acquiring end of a deal. Besides also paying for the recent iPhone prototype, Gawker Media has purchased CityFile.
Not to dampen BumpTop's news, but not all acquisitions are for the best. The founders of 37signals, who wrote ReWork, a must-read for anyone interested in entrepreneurship, argue against selling early.