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Google Acquires Security Startup to Let Users Log In With 'Ultrasonic Sound'
The technology could serve as a replacement for one-time use PINs, passwords or both.
Japanese e-Retailer Buys Popular Messaging App Viber for $900 Million
The two companies will have a combined user base of 500 million.
Yahoo Picks Up Social Diary Startup for a Reported $10 Million
The team at Wander, which launched its social journaling app just last May, will become part of Yahoo's mobile and emerging products division.
LinkedIn Buys Another Startup, One of Its Largest Acquisitions
This latest deal rings in at $120 million in cash and stock.
Zynga Makes Its Biggest Buy Yet, Announces Fresh Round of Layoffs
The struggling gaming company is letting 15 percent of its employees go while making way for a new addition in the acquisition of U.K. competitor NaturalMotion.
Time Warner Cable Says No Thanks to Charter's $61 Billion Bid
Charter Communications hoped to purchase Time Warner Cable for $61.3 billion, or $132.50 a share, but the 'grossly inadequate' bid was rejected.
The Real Reason Why Google Bought Nest for $3.2 Billion
Here's a hint: It has to do with things people do 'twice a day.'
Facebook Buys Social Startup Branch to Spearhead New 'Conversations' Group
Facebook has snapped up Branch for a reported $15 million and appointed the Branch team to run its new Conversations group in New York.
Biz Stone's Answer to the Search Engine Has Arrived, But Will Anyone Use It?
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 Buys Startup Specializing in Visual Search Technology
Pinterest has announced its acquisition of VisualGraph, a San Francisco-based purveyor of image recognition and visual search technology.
Google Snaps Up Company Whose Robots Remind People of 'Terminator' Movies
The Silicon Valley tech giant has acquired eight robotics companies in the past six months. And it isn't done yet.