News and Articles About Acquisitions
Facebook has snapped up Branch for a reported $15 million and appointed the Branch team to run its new Conversations group in New York.
Twitter co-founder Biz Stone has launched a Q&A app called Jelly with the mission of making the world 'a more empathetic place.'
Pinterest has announced its acquisition of VisualGraph, a San Francisco-based purveyor of image recognition and visual search technology.
The Silicon Valley tech giant has acquired eight robotics companies in the past six months. And it isn't done yet.
Looking to become the go-to company for small businesses, Intuit acquires another startup.
Apple's purchase of Topsy rounds out what has been a busy year of acquisitions by the consumer-electronics giant.
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Locu didn't just win the attention of domain-powerhouse GoDaddy, the web-services startup is also Entrepreneur's newest Startup of the Month.
Unable to raise the necessary funds, investment firm Fairfax Financial Holdings will invest only $1 billion as Thorsten Heins leaves the troubled tech company.
The $200 million acquisition could also help in Facebook's mission to bring the internet to the masses.
Mike Lazaridis and Douglas Fregin, co-founders of the company now known as BlackBerry, are considering a bid that could save the embattled smartphone maker.
A book written by a New York Times writer says Dorsey's role as a founder may have been overhyped.
The office-supplies retailer has nabbed Silicon Valley startup Runa to personalize the online shopping experience.
Acquisition aimed at expanding and accelerating PayPal's mobile payments business
It will remain business as usual for the teams at Bump and sister photo-sharing app Flock -- for now.
In this interactive timeline, we look back at how founder Michael Dell's proposal to acquire the company and take it private played out.
The 7-year-old social network has been snapping up companies left and right as it expands into mobile, analytics and social television.
In letter to the SEC, Icahn says he's done opposing Michael Dell but just getting started recruiting Twitter followers.
Real-estate information powerhouse Zillow said it will buy StreetEasy for $50 million and also announced a secondary stock offering.
With user-generated content becoming increasingly important for TV and digital news operations, NBC News is hoping to add something new: live streaming video.
Michael Dell will not raise his $24.4 billion bid for the PC maker, even if a vote on the offer is delayed, sources say.
The founder has been advised to raise his $24.4 billion offer for Dell, coming under further pressure from billionaire investor Carl Icahn.
A vote on Tuesday ended a contentious takeover battle for the No. 3 U.S. wireless service provider.
With a string of recent acquisitions and a bid for more, CEO Marissa Mayer is turning Yahoo into a diversified media company.
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