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Walmart Acquires Bonobos

Walmart Acquires Bonobos

The internet apparel retailer Bonobos gets gobbled up by Walmart....

Jun 16 2017, 11:21am CDT

Apple Acquires iOS Automation Tool Workflow

Apple Acquires iOS Automation Tool Workflow

US tech giant Apple has acquireed 'Workflow,' a popular iOS tool that allows users combine the fun...

Mar 24 2017, 2:40am CDT

Cognizant acquires Japanese IoT Firm Brilliant Service

Cognizant acquires Japanese IoT Firm Brilliant Service

Leading professional services firm Cognizant on Thursday announced the acquisition of Brilliant Se...

Mar 2 2017, 1:33am CST

Google Acquires Twitter's Mobile App Developer Platform Fabric

Google Acquires Twitter's Mobile App Developer Platform Fabric

In a bid to help developers build better apps and grow their business, Google has acquired Twitter...

Jan 19 2017, 1:29am CST

Microsoft acquires Simplygon to boost 3D innovation

Microsoft acquires Simplygon to boost 3D innovation

Microsoft has acquired Sweden-based company Simplygon to accelerate innovation in enabling 3D for e...

Jan 18 2017, 3:40am CST

Google Acquires Smartwatch OS start-up Cronologics

Google Acquires Smartwatch OS start-up Cronologics

Google has got hold of the team behind Cronologics. This was a start-up developed to become a great...

Dec 13 2016, 10:47am CST

Bass Pro Acquires Cabela's Ahead of Black Friday 2016

Bass Pro Acquires Cabela's Ahead of Black Friday 2016

Two popular Black Friday stores are merging before the crucial Holiday shopping season....

Oct 10 2016, 3:45am CDT

Samsung acquires AI startup Viv Labs to Enhance Virtual Assistants

Samsung acquires AI startup Viv Labs to Enhance Virtual Assistants

With the aim to bolster its virtual personal assistants to deliver an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-...

Oct 9 2016, 9:51am CDT

Intel Acquires Movidius

Intel Acquires Movidius

In its bid to play a leading role in giving human-like sight to the 50 billion connected devices t...

Sep 6 2016, 7:47am CDT

Microsoft Acquires Genee to Integrate AI in Office 365

Microsoft Acquires Genee to Integrate AI in Office 365

Tech giant Microsoft has acquired artificial intelligence (AI)-based scheduling service Genee that...

Aug 23 2016, 12:28am CDT

Uber Acquires Self-driving Truck Startup Otto

Uber Acquires Self-driving Truck Startup Otto

American multinational online transportation firm Uber Technologies Inc. announced that it has acqu...

Aug 19 2016, 3:36pm CDT

BenQ Acquires E-gaming Brand ZOWIE

BenQ Acquires E-gaming Brand ZOWIE

Taipei-based technology major BenQ on Wednesday announced the acquisition of leading e-gaming acce...

Aug 17 2016, 8:41pm CDT

Intel acquires AI start-up Nervana Systems

Intel acquires AI start-up Nervana Systems

 Announcing a big foray into the world of artificial intelligence (AI), the chip giant Intel...

Aug 10 2016, 1:48am CDT

Oracle Acquires Cloud Services Firm NetSuite for $9.3 Billion

Oracle Acquires Cloud Services Firm NetSuite for $9.3 Billion

US cloud and software major Oracle on Thursday announced it was acquiring enterprise cloud service...

Jul 28 2016, 1:28pm CDT

Flipkart's Myntra Acquires Fashion e-store Jabong

Flipkart's Myntra Acquires Fashion e-store Jabong

Leading e-tailer Flipkart's fashion and lifestyle products' subsidiary Myntra on Tuesday announced...

Jul 26 2016, 2:29am CDT

Microsoft acquires Wand Labs

Microsoft acquires Wand Labs

With an aim to strengthen its position in the emerging era of conversational intelligence using art...

Jun 18 2016, 1:50am CDT

Facebook Acquires Two Big Ears to Ramp up VR

Facebook Acquires Two Big Ears to Ramp up VR

Pushing its virtual reality (VR) dreams, social media giant Facebook on Tuesday acquired Edinburgh-...

May 24 2016, 2:25pm CDT

Google acquires Startup Synergyse Training

Google acquires Startup Synergyse Training

As part of its plans to scale training offerings, Google has acquired Synergyse Training, a busines...

May 3 2016, 3:48am CDT

Nokia Acquires Withings for $192 Million

Nokia Acquires Withings for $192 Million

Finnish Nokia expands into Digital Health with acquiring Withings....

Apr 26 2016, 5:33am CDT

Twitter acquires employee-feedback startup Peer

Twitter acquires employee-feedback startup Peer

Microblogging platform Twitter has acquired employee and manager feedback startup Peer founded by f...

Apr 10 2016, 1:33am CDT

Toyota Acquires Jaybridge Robotics to Bolster Autonomous Car Development

Toyota Acquires Jaybridge Robotics to Bolster Autonomous Car Development

The 16 member software engineering team of Jaybridge Robotics join Toyota's Cambridge research office....

Mar 9 2016, 10:53am CST

ZAGG Acquires The Famous Battery Case Manufacturer Mophie

ZAGG Acquires The Famous Battery Case Manufacturer Mophie

Accessory maker ZAGG acquires battery case maker Mophie...

Feb 3 2016, 10:59am CST

SwiftKey and Microsoft

Microsoft Acquires SwiftKey for More Android and iOS Device Technologies

Microsoft announced that it has acquired SwiftKey technologies for ultimate integration into later...

Feb 3 2016, 7:55am CST

Apple Acquires Artificial Intelligence Leader

Apple Acquires Artificial Intelligence Leader

Apple has been making some changes within the iPhone, some that have excited and some people aren't...

Jan 7 2016, 1:29pm CST

Star Wars

Star Wars: Apple Acquires Faceshift, Facial Expressions Animation Startup

All TV viewers that have watched the animated movie Star Wars would credit the animation team behin...

Nov 25 2015, 8:21am CST

Wearables

Fossil Group Acquires Wearable Tech Firm Misfit Inc. for $260 Million

Texas-based company Fossil Group has acquired wearable products manufacturer Misfits Inc. for $260...

Nov 13 2015, 4:10am CST

Microsoft Acquires Android Lock Screen Maker, Double Labs

Microsoft Acquires Android Lock Screen Maker, Double Labs

Microsoft now has two lock screen apps on Android. What’s next?...

Sep 12 2015, 4:49am CDT

Dropbox Acquires Clementine

Dropbox Acquires Clementine

The news of Dropbox’s acquisition was announced in a blog post on the official website of Clementine....

Jul 23 2015, 10:20am CDT

Microsoft Corporation acquires FieldOne

Microsoft Corporation acquires FieldOne

Microsoft acquired FieldOne, global provider of field service management solutions for the enterprise....

Jul 16 2015, 11:06am CDT

Microsoft Acquires German 6Wunderkinder

Microsoft Acquires German 6Wunderkinder

Microsoft announces the acquisition of popular task manager maker 6Wunderkinder based in Germany....

Jun 3 2015, 12:37am CDT

Microsoft Acquires Wunderlist App Maker

Microsoft Acquires Wunderlist App Maker

Microsoft has granted $100-$200 million to 6Wunderkinder GmbH the German company behind the app Wunderlist....

Jun 2 2015, 9:49am CDT

Oculus Acquires Computer Vision Company Surreal Vision

Oculus Acquires Computer Vision Company Surreal Vision

Oculus has acquired Surreal Vision, a computer vision company based in U.K. Announcing the news on...

May 27 2015, 8:38am CDT

Verizon Acquires AOL for $4.4 Billion

Verizon Acquires AOL for $4.4 Billion

An acquisition of AOL by Verizon Communications has entered its final stage. Acquiring America Online cost the giant more than...

May 12 2015, 7:55am CDT

Jay-Z Acquires High-Fidelity Music Streaming Service Aspiro

Jay-Z Acquires High-Fidelity Music Streaming Service Aspiro

Jay-Z gets into the music streaming business....

Mar 14 2015, 2:10pm CDT

Twitter acquires Periscope

Twitter acquires Periscope

They acquired Periscope just a month ago which is a video startup. Twitter are yet to launch their new purchase....

Mar 10 2015, 6:01am CDT

Twitter acquires ZipDial, India's Missed Calls Marketing Platform

Twitter acquires ZipDial, India's Missed Calls Marketing Platform

ZipDial has been acquired by Twitter for an undisclosed amount. ZipDial is a company that is based...

Jan 20 2015, 2:27am CST

Yahoo Acquires Photo Startup Cooliris

Yahoo Acquires Photo Startup Cooliris

Cooliris was founded back in 2006 and was initially known for creating a “3D wall” for navigating photos and other media conten...

Nov 22 2014, 10:38am CST

Samsung acquires SmartThings for $200 million

Samsung acquires SmartThings for $200 million

By acquiring SmartThings, Samsung is going head to head with Google, who recently acquired Nest, maker of smart thermostats....

Aug 15 2014, 1:34am CDT

 Dollar Tree acquires Family Dollar for $8.5 Billion

Dollar Tree acquires Family Dollar for $8.5 Billion

In a move to position itself better against Walmart, Dollar Tree acquires Family Dollar....

Jul 29 2014, 7:05am CDT

Qualcomm Acquires 'WiGig Pioneer' Wilocity

Qualcomm Acquires 'WiGig Pioneer' Wilocity

The company working on WiGig-friendly chips, Wilocity, was recently acquired by Qualcomm....

Jul 6 2014, 1:12pm CDT

Google Acquires Music Curation Service Songza

Google Acquires Music Curation Service Songza

The acquisition tightens the growing rivalry between Google and Apple....

Jul 2 2014, 1:38am CDT

Google's Nest Acquires Dropcam

Google's Nest Acquires Dropcam

Nest buys Dropcam for $555 million in cash....

Jun 20 2014, 9:39pm CDT

Google Acquires Alpental Technologies

Google Acquires Alpental Technologies

In a bid to boost its Fiber service, Google has acquired Alpental Technologies....

Jun 20 2014, 4:49am CDT

Stacey Lewis Acquires First Position at LPGA

Stacey Lewis Acquires First Position at LPGA

The superstar golfer Stacey Lewis acquired first position by winning the round at the LPGA held in Texas....

May 5 2014, 10:16am CDT

Apple acquires LuxVue, maker of advanced LED displays

Apple acquires LuxVue, maker of advanced LED displays

The LuxVue acquisition could be one of the 24 deals that Apple made in a span of 18 months....

May 2 2014, 8:40pm 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...

Apr 18 2014, 3:51am CDT

Twitter acquires Gnip

Twitter acquires Gnip

By acquiring Gnip, Twitter will no longer need to rely on partners to track social data....

Apr 15 2014, 10:07pm 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...

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 v...

Mar 10 2014, 1:03pm CDT

Flipboard plus Zite: Flipboard acquires Zite news app from CNN

Flipboard plus Zite: Flipboard acquires Zite news app from CNN

CNN-owned Zite news app has been acquired by Flipboard....

Mar 5 2014, 10:28pm CST

Workday Acquires Identified: A Potential Disruptive Move in Recruiting

Workday Acquires Identified: A Potential Disruptive Move in Recruiting

This week Workday announced the acquisition of Identified, a private company which was focused on u...

Feb 27 2014, 8:01pm CST

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 B...

Feb 22 2014, 2:23am CST

Rakuten acquires Viber in a deal of $900 million

Rakuten acquires Viber in a deal of $900 million

the Japanese e-commerce giant acquires Viber to compete with Line app...

Feb 14 2014, 1:35pm 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 Ya...

Feb 14 2014, 6:55am CST

 Salesfusion Acquires LoopFuse

Salesfusion Acquires LoopFuse

A couple of weeks ago I covered the fact that marketing automation vendor Salesfusion had just rais...

Jan 31 2014, 3:24am CST

Microsoft Acquires 'Gears of War' From Epic

Microsoft Acquires 'Gears of War' From Epic

Microsoft has put a padlock on its Xbox One war chest by acquiring the rights to the popular Gears...

Jan 27 2014, 10:35am 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...

Jan 27 2014, 2:23am CST

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...

Jan 25 2014, 2:22am CST

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...

Jan 13 2014, 4:21pm CST

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...

Jan 6 2014, 2:06pm CST