China Mobile Ltd. has agreed to buy an 18 percent stake in Thai telecommunications and cable TV company True Corp. for $880 million, the highest profile corporate deal announced in Thailand since the military sized power in a May 22 coup.
Self-destructing message application Blink is vanishing into Yahoo’s growing mountain of mobile technology company take-overs.
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.
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.
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.