Acquisition


GitHub Acquisition by Microsoft Leaked

GitHub Acquisition by Microsoft Leaked

Microsoft is said to announce GitHub deal....

Jun 3 2018, 10:46pm CDT

Amazon and Ring Celebrate Acquisition with $99.99 Ring Video Doorbell Deal

Amazon and Ring Celebrate Acquisition with $99.99 Ring Video Doorbell Deal

Amazon cut the price of Ring to under $100....

Apr 12 2018, 11:39am CDT

Apple Confirms Shazam Acquisition

Apple Confirms Shazam Acquisition

Apple has closed the deal on acquiring the rights to the biggest and oldest U.K. music related app Shazam...

Dec 12 2017, 6:32am CST

Facts to Know About Apple's Acquisition of Beddit

Facts to Know About Apple's Acquisition of Beddit

Apple Inc. has acquired the Finnish sleep-monitoring application possessing the funky and offbeat name of “Beddit”....

May 10 2017, 9:24am CDT

Harman shareholders approve acquisition offer by Samsung

Harman shareholders approve acquisition offer by Samsung

Harman met with an offer by Samsung this year. The offer was to buy the prestigious car infotainmen...

Feb 20 2017, 8:54am CST

The First Cabela's Black Friday 2016 Ad after the Bass Pro Acquisition Is Here

The First Cabela's Black Friday 2016 Ad after the Bass Pro Acquisition Is Here

The Cabela's Black Friday 2016 sale is only 5 hours long....

Nov 14 2016, 11:30am CST

Tesla Establishes Automation Center in Germany with Grohmann Engineering Acquisition

Tesla Establishes Automation Center in Germany with Grohmann Engineering Acquisition

Formation of Tesla Advanced Automation Germany announced....

Nov 8 2016, 9:38am CST

 AT&T Acquisition of Time Warner Could Happen This Weekend: WSJ

AT&T Acquisition of Time Warner Could Happen This Weekend: WSJ

The Wall Street Journal reports that AT&T is in advanced talks to acquire Time Warner....

Oct 21 2016, 10:41am CDT

McLaren refutes acquisition talks with Apple

McLaren refutes acquisition talks with Apple

British automotive manufacturer and Formula One team owner McLaren has denied reports that tech gia...

Sep 22 2016, 12:10am CDT

Verizon Announces Yahoo Acquisition Reaching A Billion Users

Verizon Announces Yahoo Acquisition Reaching A Billion Users

The Verizon Yahoo deal is official. Verizon will acquire Yahoo’s operating business for approximately $4.83 billion in cash....

Jul 25 2016, 8:38am CDT

Microsoft's LinkedIn Acquisition Push Up Twitter Stock

Microsoft's LinkedIn Acquisition Push Up Twitter Stock

As the news of Microsoft's $26.2 billion acquisition of the professional networking website LinkedI...

Jun 14 2016, 3:15am CDT

Fitbit Adds Wearable Payment Feature Through Coin Acquisition

Fitbit Adds Wearable Payment Feature Through Coin Acquisition

Silicon Valley consumer electronics and financial technology company Coin is now part of Fitbit....

May 19 2016, 10:49am CDT

Comcast Considers T-Mobile Acquisition

Comcast Considers T-Mobile Acquisition

New report out of Germany puts Comcast on top of suitors for T-Mobile USA take-over....

Jun 17 2015, 10:06am CDT

iPhone 7 to have DSLR like Camera through LinX Imaging Acquisition

iPhone 7 to have DSLR like Camera through LinX Imaging Acquisition

Apple has reportedly bought Israeli startup LinX Imaging. The company develops multi-aperture cameras designed for mobile devic...

Apr 15 2015, 8:39am CDT

Facebook shuts down TheFind after its Acquisition

Facebook shuts down TheFind after its Acquisition

The social media giant acquires shopping website TheFind and then Facebook shut it down....

Mar 14 2015, 7:01am CDT

Uber Makes Its First Acquisition

Uber Makes Its First Acquisition

Uber, the popular private taxi service, has reportedly bought the mapping and search startup deCart...

Mar 3 2015, 11:46pm CST

Macy's Bluemercury Acquisition aims to grow its Beauty Business

Macy's Bluemercury Acquisition aims to grow its Beauty Business

Macy’s has purchased the beauty brand Bluemercury and will operate it as a standalone business, while making some selected prod...

Feb 4 2015, 1:53am CST

Intel finally announces its acquisition of PasswordBox

Intel finally announces its acquisition of PasswordBox

The acquisition will add Secure Digital Identity solutions for Consumers to Intel Portfolio....

Dec 1 2014, 8:12am CST

Samsung sees Microsoft as direct competitor after Nokia acquisition

Samsung sees Microsoft as direct competitor after Nokia acquisition

Samsung says Microsoft deal invites 'charges of collusion'...

Nov 2 2014, 4:22pm CST

Lenovo completes Motorola Acquisition and is Now #3 Smartphone Maker

Lenovo completes Motorola Acquisition and is Now #3 Smartphone Maker

Lenovo announced today that the Motorola Acquisition has been completed....

Oct 30 2014, 5:44am CDT

Facebook Completes WhatsApp Acquisition

Facebook Completes WhatsApp Acquisition

Facebook is now the legal owner of WhatsApp....

Oct 7 2014, 12:47am CDT

Steve Smith Acquisition Paying Off for Baltimore Ravens

Steve Smith Acquisition Paying Off for Baltimore Ravens

The acquisition of veteran wide receiver Steve Smith has been paying off for the Baltimore Ravens. Smith hauled in a 32-yard pa...

Sep 22 2014, 7:55pm CDT

Microsoft Confirms Minecraft Acquisition

Microsoft Confirms Minecraft Acquisition

Microsoft announces an agreement to acquire Mojang, the Stockholm-based game developer, and its iconic “Minecraft” franchise....

Sep 15 2014, 8:07am CDT

Alex Rodriguez's 2012 Hip Injury Triggered Chase Headley Acquisition

Alex Rodriguez's 2012 Hip Injury Triggered Chase Headley Acquisition

Suspended New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez's hip injury two years ago triggered a two-year pursuit of former San D...

Jul 23 2014, 11:09pm CDT

Apple confirms Beats acquisition

Apple has officially acquired Beats for $3 billion....

May 29 2014, 12:22am CDT

AT&T to Announce DirecTV Acquisition

AT&T to Announce DirecTV Acquisition

The deal is going to be worth $50 billion...

May 18 2014, 1:20pm CDT

Will Apple Announce Beats Acquisition Today?

Will Apple Announce Beats Acquisition Today?

Last week a report about Apple buying Beats for $3.2 Billion dominated Apple news, but we still do not know if the deal is actu...

May 12 2014, 3:07am CDT

Apple's Beats Deal Is Tech's Worst Acquisition, Except For All The Others

Apple's Beats Deal Is Tech's Worst Acquisition, Except For All The Others

Pundits, bloggers, Apple watchers and “experts” are falling all over themselves in a race to decry...

May 10 2014, 1:49pm CDT

Dr. Dre Confirms Apple Acquisition of Beats in a Video Clip

Dr. Dre Confirms Apple Acquisition of Beats in a Video Clip

Apple is said to be in close talks to acquire Beats for $3.2 billion. But nothing is confirmed yet. However, Beats founder Dr....

May 9 2014, 9:28am CDT

Microsoft Completes $7.2 Billion Acquisition of Nokia Devices and Services Business

Microsoft Completes $7.2 Billion Acquisition of Nokia Devices and Services Business

Microsoft today officially announced the closure of $7.2 billion purchase of Nokia Devices and Services business. Microsoft aim...

Apr 25 2014, 11:03am CDT

Google gets more guarded about acquisition numbers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is becoming more secretive about its acquisitions as the Internet compa...

Feb 13 2014, 5:05pm CST

3 Ways Zynga Wins Big: Earnings, An Acquisition, A Headcount Cut

Zynga came out with 2013 full year and fourth quarter results a full week ahead of schedule, but th...

Jan 30 2014, 11:42pm CST

Toshiba Completes OCZ Acquisition

Toshiba Completes OCZ Acquisition

OCZ is now a wholly owned Toshiba subsidary...

Jan 22 2014, 10:57am CST

Google's Acquisition Of Nest And Your Privacy

Google's Acquisition Of Nest And Your Privacy

When Matt Rogers, co-founder of connected home devices maker Nest, tweeted a picture of himself wit...

Jan 13 2014, 8:41pm CST

A Digital Health Acquisition To Watch

RxAnte, which applies predictive analytics to medication adherence, became part of Millennium...

Jan 13 2014, 8:51am CST

Apple Begins 2014 Acquisition Spree With Buyout of Camera App Creator SnappyLabs

Apple Begins 2014 Acquisition Spree With Buyout of Camera App Creator SnappyLabs

Apple, which went on a buying binge last year,  kicked off its 2014 acquisition spree with the buyo...

Jan 5 2014, 2:51pm CST

Facebook’s Acquisition of Instagram is an Empty Victory

Facebook’s Acquisition of Instagram is an Empty Victory

Facebook may be losing its youth and headed towards middle age spread. Its acquisition of Instagram is an empty victory of sort...

Nov 11 2013, 6:45am CST

Yahoo Latest Acquisition is URL-Shortening Startup Bread

Yahoo's Latest Acquisition is URL-Shortening Startup Bread

Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer has added quite a bunch of acquisitions to her shopping list. The latest acquisition is called Bread and...

Oct 12 2013, 3:27am CDT

Stephen Elop can be the New Microsoft CEO After Nokia Acquisition

Stephen Elop can be the New Microsoft CEO After Nokia Devices & Services Acquisition

The news that Microsoft bought off Nokia’s Devices & Services business for $7.17 billion has become stale by now. Meanwhile, No...

Sep 3 2013, 8:02am CDT

World's First Major Bitcoin Acquisition: SatoshiDice Sold for 126,315 BTC ($11.5M)

World's First Major Bitcoin Acquisition: SatoshiDice Sold for 126,315 BTC ($11.5M)

Sale of cyberspace casino, SatoshiDice is the world’s first major Bitcoin acquisition. Sold for 126,315 Bitcoins, the online ga...

Jul 19 2013, 9:53am CDT

FTC probes Google's acquisition of Waze

FTC probes Google's acquisition of Waze

Now that Google has bought turn-by-turn GPS application, Waze, it is now time for the critics, a.k....

Jun 23 2013, 10:12pm CDT

Google to Outbid Facebook for Waze Acquisition

Google to Outbid Facebook for Waze Acquisition

The navigation map provider based in Israel, Waze is up for grabs by both Google and Facebook. Google especially plans on outbi...

May 24 2013, 6:18am CDT

Yahoo Revamps Flickr After Tumblr Acquisition

Yahoo Revamps Flickr After Tumblr Acquisition

Yahoo has already acquired Tumblr. In a record-setting deal of $1.1 billion, Marissa Mayer of Yahoo took over Tumblr and now sh...

May 21 2013, 10:20am CDT

Yahoo board reportedly approves Tumblr acquisition

Yahoo board reportedly approves Tumblr acquisition

In a bid to look "cool" and to solve the problem of having an aging demographic, Yahoo sets its sights on Tumblr. With an appr...

May 19 2013, 10:43pm CDT

With Motorola Mobility Acquisition, Google Promises Own Tablet

Likely to carry the "Nexus" name...

Dec 20 2011, 2:53pm CST

Google Says Moto Acquisition Won't Lead To Hardware Revolution

Online giant has no plans to go into the handset business...

Oct 19 2011, 3:23pm CDT

Google's Motorola Buy Acquisition is Great for Consumers, Bad for Android

Google's Motorola Acquisition is Great for Consumers, Bad for Android and Great for Microsoft

Microsoft Windows Phone OS to become primary OEM OS as GooMoto will likely annihilate Android partners....

Aug 15 2011, 9:07am CDT

Microsoft confirms Skype Acquisition

Microsoft confirms Skype Acquisition

Microsoft just issued a press-release announcing that they buy Skype for $8.5 billion....

May 10 2011, 7:25am CDT

What Google's ITA Acquisition Means for You

What Google's ITA Acquisition Means for You

It means a lot of money for Google....

Apr 8 2011, 2:05pm CDT

Apple Has Something BIG Planned for iTunes: A Netflix Acquisition?

Apple Has Something BIG Planned for iTunes: A Netflix Acquisition?

They need that 12 petabytes for SOMETHING important....

Apr 6 2011, 1:51pm CDT

Adobe Shares down 5% as Microsoft Acquisition Rumor is seen less likely

Share of Adobe are down almost 5% at marketing opening today. Adobe jumped 12% after rumors appeare...

Oct 8 2010, 8:36am CDT

Google's New Acquisition: Towards Android Video Chat

Google's New Acquisition: Towards Android Video Chat

Google has already spent $68.2 million freaking dollars today (Electronista). The money went toward...

May 18 2010, 12:02pm CDT

Verizon Wireless Acquisition of Alltel Gets Green Light

Verizon Wireless has wanted to acquire Alltel Wireless for a while now, but antitrust regulators ha...

Dec 11 2008, 1:00pm CST

Virgin Mobile Completes Helio Acquisition

Pay-as-you-go cellular provider Virgin Mobile has announced that its acquisition of Helio has been...

Aug 25 2008, 10:33am CDT

Google officially announces GrandCentral Acquisition

Google officially announces GrandCentral Acquisition

Google officially announces the rumored GrandCentral acquisition. "GrandCentral is an innovative...

Jul 3 2007, 2:30am CDT

Today's Acquisition Rumors: Cisco Buys Nintendo and Google Buys Napster

Today two interesting rumors about company acquisitions appeared. Based on an article in the The...

Jan 31 2006, 1:04pm EST