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CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad leaks

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Google Car Initiative to go ahead via Android

Google Car Initiative to go ahead via Android

Sony cancels The Interview Release on Christmas

Sony cancels The Interview Release on Christmas

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Google's Nest Acquires Dropcam

Google's Nest Acquires Dropcam Nest buys Dropcam for $555 million in cash.

Jun 20 2014, 9:39pm CDT

YouTube Founder's AVOS Systems Sold Delicious to Science Inc. for an Undisclosed Sum

YouTube Founder's AVOS Systems Sold Delicious to Science Inc. for an Undisclosed Sum AVOS Systems, a company formed by two co-founders of YouTube, sold the social bookmarking site Delicious to Science Inc. The amount of this acquisition is not yet disclosed. However, Science Inc. is not acquiring any workers.

May 8 2014, 1:10pm CDT

Dropbox Acquires Photo Sync App Loom and Document App Hackpad

Dropbox Acquires Photo and Document Management Startups Loom and Hackpad Dropbox has become a black hole for apps. It has acquired two more startups, the document collaboration tool Hackpad and photo management app Loom as fundamental assets in its list of possessions.

Apr 18 2014, 3:51am CDT

Google Acquires Dilapidated Startup Green Throttle Games for its TV Set Top Box

Google Acquires Dilapidated Startup Green Throttle Games for its TV Set Top Box Google has acquired the dilapidated startup Green Throttle Games. The purpose behind the acquisition is to provide inspiration for its TV set top box.

Mar 12 2014, 11:55am CDT

Chiquita Acquires Fyffes to become Biggest Banana Retailer

Chiquita Acquires Fyffes to become Biggest Banana Retailer The Chiquita company has acquires Fyffes and become the biggest banana retailer in the world. The two companies have a lot of value in tandem in monetary terms.

Mar 10 2014, 1:03pm CDT

Apple Acquires Burstly, Startup Behind TestFlight and SkyRocket

Apple Acquires Burstly, Firm Behind TestFlight and SkyRocket Apple has acquired the maker and owner of in-app ad management platform SkyRocket and app testing platform TestFlight, called Burstly. It didn’t disclose much about the merger and kept mum about the details. This is Apple’s style and manner of keeping things under wraps till the last moment.

Feb 22 2014, 2:23am CST

Yahoo Acquires Distill

Yahoo Acquires Distill Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer is on a shopping spree for the umpteenth time in a row. This time the Distill team will be working for Yahoo. The latest acquisition will enhance the productivity of Yahoo’s mobile advertising department.

Feb 14 2014, 6:55am CST

Google Acquires DeepMind for $400 Million, Outbids Facebook

Google Acquires DeepMind for $400 Million, Outbids Facebook Google has just acquired the artificial intelligence setup DeepMind. The bargain was finalized for a cool $400 million. Google outbid Facebook and now has a valuable acquisition that may one day allow thinking on a human scale.

Jan 27 2014, 2:23am CST

CES 2015 News
Yahoo Acquires Cloud Party

Yahoo Acquires Cloud Party Yahoo has made an acquisition in the form of the virtual gaming system Cloud Party. Furthermore, it is all set to be shut down after the takeover.

Jan 25 2014, 2:22am CST

It is no Wonder that Apple Will Enter The Phablet Market

It is no Wonder that Apple Will Enter The Phablet Market Having created the tablet market with the iPad, Apple has been woefully slow into Phablets. As yet it does not have a large screen smartphone (a plus 5.6 inch display). But unless Apple acts quickly the Phablet market...

Jan 21 2014, 8:57am CST

Year Of The Internet of Things

Year Of The Internet of Things “Internet of Things –” the theme of last week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas and yesterday’s announcement from Google that it would buy its portfolio company Nest, which makes smart thermostats and smoke...

Jan 14 2014, 4:16pm CST

I4U news

Google Acquires Smart Thermostat Maker Nest For $3.2 Billion Three years after redefining what thermostats are capable of, Palo Alto-based Nest is being bought by Google for $3.2 billion. “Google will help us fully realize our vision of the conscious home and allow us to change...

Jan 13 2014, 4:21pm CST

Facebook - The One Stock to Own/Buy in 2014

Facebook - The One Stock to Own/Buy in 2014 Most investors really aren’t. They are traders.  They sell too fast, and make too many transactions. That’s why most small “investors” don’t do as well as the market averages.  In fact, most don’t even do as well as if...

Jan 8 2014, 4:41pm CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: agRe (Intelligent Agent Reasoner) from AIBrain Inc

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: agRe (Intelligent Agent Reasoner) from AIBrain Inc CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: agRe (Intelligent Agent Reasoner) from AIBrain Inc

Jan 8 2014, 9:24am CST

I4U news

Zola Acquires Bookish But It's Really About Amazon Last year, when Bookish launched, I asked the question on this blog, “will [start-up book retailer backed by three of the largest publishers] Bookish succeed or fail?” The answer today is “yes.” Start-up ebook retailer...

Jan 6 2014, 2:06pm CST

Apple acquires SnappyCam app developer SnappyLabs

Apple acquires SnappyCam app developer SnappyLabs Apple has acquired its first company this year.

Jan 5 2014, 8:58pm CST

Demand For Larger Screen Size To Drive Corning's Display Technology Business In 2014

Demand For Larger Screen Size To Drive Corning's Display Technology Business In 2014 Corning’s revenues from its display business are expected to increase in the coming year driven by growing demand for larger displays in TVs, mobile devices and tablets. Revenues from its display technologies segment...

Dec 30 2013, 4:01pm CST

I4U news

News Corp. buys start-up Storyful for $25 million Media company News Corp. buys social news agency Storyful for $25 million News Corp., the newspaper publisher and media company, said Friday that it acquired Storyful, a company that gathers user-generated...

Dec 20 2013, 3:31pm CST

Sprint T-Mobile Merger to Occur Despite Anti-Trust Hurdles

Sprint T-Mobile Merger Could Occur Next Year Sprint is trying to woo T-Mobile towards its side. Sprint is preparing a bid to buy T-Mobile US in 2014. A merger is most likely to occur in the first half of next year despite anti-trust hurdles. The acquisition, if it occurs, will leave only three major mobile carriers in the United States.

Dec 14 2013, 3:17am CST

Google Acquires Boston Dynamics, Maker of Advanced Research Robots

Google Acquires Boston Dynamics, Maker of Advanced Research Robots Google is adding to its pre-existing repertoire. It recently acquired Boston Dynamics, which happens to be a maker of large-scale robots such as BigDog, Cheetah, WildCat and Atlas.

Dec 14 2013, 2:14am CST

Yahoo Acquires Evntlive

Yahoo Acquires Evntlive, A Live Concert Streaming Startup Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer has added quite a bunch of acquisitions to her shopping list. The latest acquisition is called Evntlive and it is a live concert streaming platform. This acquisition will help Yahoo like the rest of its list of mergers.

Dec 7 2013, 7:08am CST

Yahoo acquires movie-making mobile app Ptch

Yahoo acquires movie-making mobile app Ptch Yahoo has acquired another startup to boost its video and photo technology.

Dec 3 2013, 11:08pm CST

Apple Acquires Twitter Search Analytics Specialist Topsy for More Than $200M

Apple Acquires Twitter Search and Analytics Specialist Topsy for More Than $200M Apple has acquired the social analytics organization, Topsy for $200 million. Since Topsy is a specialist firm in Twitter search and analytics, Apple will be getting real-time access to the Twitter too.

Dec 3 2013, 2:02am CST

Apple Acquires 3D Sensor Provider “Prime Sense”

Apple Acquires 3D Sensor Provider “Prime Sense” Apple confirms about the acquisition of Prime Sense, but declines to mention the value of the deal

Nov 26 2013, 9:34am CST

FCC Chairman Gives Orders to Unlock Cell Phones

FCC Chairman Gives Orders to Unlock Cell Phones The new FCC Chairman, Tom Wheeler has given orders to the CTIA Wireless Association to unlock cell phones for the sake of the consumers. He is acting under the guidance of the Obama administration which recently pushed for such telecommunication company reforms.

Nov 15 2013, 7:46am CST

Vox Media Acquires Curbed Network

Vox Media Acquires Curbed Network Vox Media has acquired the rights of Curbed.com. The company which already has three big brands under its aegis buys Curbed.com for between $20 million and $30 million.

Nov 11 2013, 8:06am CST

Facebook acquires mobile analytics company Onavo

Facebook acquires mobile analytics company Onavo Facebook has just acquired Onavo, a company that develops mobile apps. The news has been confirmed by Onavo CEO and co-founder, Guy Rosen.In a blog post, Rosen said that Onavo is eager to support Facebook's mission to...

Oct 14 2013, 4:20am CDT

Pinterest Acquires Hackermeter and will Shut it Down

Pinterest Acquires Hackermeter and will Shut it Down Pinterest has acquired the Y Combinator setup called Hackermeter. And as far as its plans go, it is will most probably shut the coding challenge site down for good.

Oct 12 2013, 5:49am CDT

Google Acquires Gesture Recognition App Flutter for $40 Million

Google Acquires Gesture Recognition Technology Startup Flutter for About $40 Million Google has acquired the hand gesture interface startup known as Flutter. The amount Google paid to get hold of this enterprise hovers around the figure of $40 million.

Oct 3 2013, 4:20am CDT

PayPal Acquires Braintree Payments For $800M In Cash

eBay Acquires Braintree Payments For $800M In Cash eBay's PayPal has just acquired Braintree payments platform for an all-cash amount of $800 million.

Sep 26 2013, 7:43am CDT

Google Acquires Mobile App Bump for $30 Million

Google Acquires Mobile App Bump for $30 Million Google acquired the mobile data sharing app Bump for at least $30 million. The acquisition rate could even be close to $60 million according to some sources.

Sep 17 2013, 3:45am CDT

Twitter Acquires MoPub for $350 Million

Twitter Acquires MoPub for $350 Million Twitter has welcomed a new member on board to push forward its mobile advertising business and that too for a hefty sum of money. It has acquired MoPub for $350 million.

Sep 10 2013, 4:18am CDT

Microsoft buys Nokia's Devices & Services division

Microsoft buys Nokia's Devices & Services division Boom! That's was the sound accompanying today's news that Microsoft is buying Nokia. Yes, the subject of many people's fantasies is finally coming true. Nokia, known for being the largest Windows Phone manufacturer,...

Sep 2 2013, 11:15pm CDT

Twitter Acquires Real-Time TV and Media Trend Tracker Trendrr

Twitter Acquires Real-Time TV and Media Trend Tracker Trendrr Twitter has acquired its rival social analytics firm Trendrr to boost its real-time tracking of TV and social media trends.

Aug 28 2013, 11:28pm CDT

Apple Reportedly Acquires Advanced Mobile Solutions Firm AlgoTrim

Apple Reportedly Acquires AlgoTrim for Advanced Mobile Data Compression and Media Apple has reportedly acquired a Swedish software firm AlgoTrim that develops advanced mobile data compression algorithms along with mobile imaging, video, and computer graphics. This acquisition will help Apple to build high performance and high quality mobile media for its devices with minimum memory requirements.

Aug 28 2013, 6:38am CDT

 ARM Acquires Sensinode Oy

ARM Acquires Sensinode Oy Amid to Support 30 Billion Devices by 2020 ARM has decided to widen its domain to accelerate 'Internet of Things' besides tablets and phones. In order to be able to do this, it has acquired a Finnish company, Sensinode Oy, aiming to support 30 billion connected devices by 2020.

Aug 27 2013, 6:46am CDT

Instagram Acquires Video Editing App Luma

Instagram Acquires Video Sharing App Luma Instagram has just acquired Luma which is now one of its chief assets. The HD video sharing app has landed in Instagram’s lap along with its sophisticated technology of video editing and image stabilization intact.

Aug 24 2013, 4:40am CDT

Apple Acquires Matcha.tv for About $1 Million

Apple Acquires Matcha.tv for About $1 Million Apple has acquired the video search and advice company, Matcha.tv for about $1 million. This latest acquisition may see it through in accordance with Steve Jobs’ vision of greatness.

Aug 14 2013, 4:36am CDT