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Yahoo buying binge continues with Vizify takeover

Screengrab from Vizify.com

Yahoo on Wednesday added Vizify to the long list of startups it has bought since former Google executive Marissa Mayer took the helm less than two years ago.

Posted: March 6th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Facebook looks to buy solar drone firm—reports

This undated image released by Titan Aerospace shows the company's Solara 50 aircraft. Facebook is in talks to buy Titan Aerospace, a maker of solar-powered drones, to step up its efforts to provide Internet access to remote parts of the world, according to reports released Tuesday, March 4, 2014.  AP

Facebook is in talks to buy Titan Aerospace, a maker of solar-powered drones, to step up its efforts to provide Internet access to remote parts of the world, according to reports from technology blog Techcrunch and financial news outlet CNBC.

Posted: March 5th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Rakuten completes $900-million Viber takeover

Viber Founder and CEO Talmon Marco

Japanese e-commerce firm Rakuten has acquired Viber, the free instant messaging and VoIP smartphone application, for $900 million to expand its platform of Internet-based services.

Posted: March 4th, 2014 in Apps and Softwares,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Facebook mega-deal for WhatsApp ‘a brilliant move’

WhatsApp and  Facebook.  AP FILE PHOTO

Facebook’s $19-billion deal for the red-hot mobile messaging service WhatsApp is a savvy strategic move by the world’s biggest social network, even if the price tag is staggeringly high, analysts say.

Posted: February 21st, 2014 in Apps and Softwares,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Microsoft buying Nokia’s devices and services unit

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Microsoft Corp. is buying Nokia Corp.’s devices and services business, and getting access to the company’s patents, for a total of 5.44 billion euros ($7.2 billion) in an effort to expand its share of the smartphone market, the companies announced late Monday.

Posted: September 3rd, 2013 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Yahoo! vows not to ruin Tumblr after $1.1B takeover

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Marissa Mayer has made her boldest move to date as chief of Yahoo! with the billion-dollar purchase of Tumblr, a popular blogging platform she vowed not to ruin after protests from youthful users.

Posted: May 21st, 2013 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Yahoo! confirms Tumblr deal for $1.1B

A news headline about the Tumblr sale to Yahoo scrolls on a building in New York's Times Square, Monday, May 20, 2013. Yahoo is buying online blogging forum Tumblr for $1.1 billion as CEO Marissa Mayer tries to rejuvenate an Internet icon that had fallen behind the times.  AP PHOTO/RICHARD DREW

Yahoo! announced Monday it would acquire blogging platform Tumblr for $1.1 billion, saying the two companies “share a vision to make the Internet the ultimate creative canvas.”

Posted: May 21st, 2013 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Yahoo! buys scrapbook website Snip.it

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Yahoo! confirmed Tuesday that it bought Snip.it, a young San Francisco startup that lets people create scrapbooks with pictures, articles, videos and other content found online.

Posted: January 23rd, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

China’s Lenovo buys cloud computing firm Stoneware

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Chinese personal computer maker Lenovo Group says it’s buying small US software company Stoneware as it seeks to gain a foothold in the rapidly growing field of cloud computing.

Posted: September 18th, 2012 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Samsung to buy part of British electronics firm

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South Korea’s Samsung Electronics said Tuesday it had signed a deal to buy a mobile technology unit belonging to British firm Cambridge Silicon Radio (CSR) in a bid to improve its handheld devices.

Posted: July 17th, 2012 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Facebook buys startup aimed at loyal shoppers

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Facebook on Friday confirmed that it bought a San Francisco startup that helps merchants court shoppers with rewards for checking in with smartphones during visits.

Posted: April 14th, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Journalism Online sold to Chicago printer

WASHINGTON—Journalism Online, a company started two years ago to help newspapers and magazines collect revenue from online readers, was sold on Thursday to Chicago-based printing firm RR Donnelley. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. Journalism Online was launched in April 2009 by three veteran US media executives with the goal of helping news [...]

Posted: March 25th, 2011 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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