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  • SoftBank set to acquire ARM Holdings for $32B

    SoftBank is one of Japan’s top mobile carriers and an emerging global tech company and it is set to acquire ARM Holdings, the UK-based company that designs the chips in the processors that power most leading smartphones in the

    July 18, 2016 • Views: 1154

  • Pinterest acquires virtual keyboard Fleksy 

    Back in 2012, virtual keyboard Fleksy came to the market and brought about some much needed extending typing features to mobile devices. It was initially created to help blind users type through muscle memory. Now four years

    June 16, 2016 • Views: 1536

  • Microsoft acquires LinkedIn for $26.5 billion

    In what may be one of the biggest acquisitions in recent years, Microsoft made a surprise announcement that it is acquiring business-oriented social networking site LinkedIn for $26.5 billion. Its current Chief Executive Officer

    June 13, 2016 • Views: 3175

  • Western Digitial set to purchase SanDisk for $19b

    The catchword for companies these days is “consolidation” – gathering your assets in one place and looking to strengthen your market position. Just mere days after the huge Dell-EMC acquisition comes news of global storage

    October 22, 2015 • Views: 2777

  • Razer finally acquires OUYA, expands console hardware assets

    First there were news that OUYA was in financial trouble despite being one of the most successful crowd-funded projects to date. Then we heard that Razer and OUYA were in talks to see if a deal can be worked out. Now we have the

    June 16, 2015 • Views: 745

  • It’s official: Microsoft buys Sunrise calendar

    You may have heard whispers this week that Microsoft is out to get popular calendaring app and service Sunrise. Well, those are rumors no more as the two have just announced the acquisition. The purchase of Sunrise is just one of

    February 12, 2015 • Views: 574

  • Google’s Emu buy seen to bring some brains to Hangouts

    Wouldn’t it be swell if you could easily turn chat messages into calendar appointments or todo items right then and there, without having to leave the chat app or switch back and forth between chat, email, calendar, and

    August 7, 2014 • Views: 870

  • Reuters: T-Mobile sale to Softbank nearly final

    If you’re not a fan of the T-Mobile/Sprint merger, this news may not make you happy. Reuters is reporting that T-Mobile parent company Deutsche Telekom has agreed to terms with Sprint parent company Softbank to sell T-Mobile.

    May 29, 2014 • Views: 694

  • Apple buys Beats for $3 billion; will Android get iTunes?

    Apple’s Beats deal has been confirmed, with the Cupertino firm snapping up the flashy headset maker for $3 billion. In the deal, Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine will get seats on the Apple board, and Beats CEO Ian Rogers will report

    May 28, 2014 • Views: 1038

  • Word Lens visual translator now free and Google-owned

    One of Google Glass‘ more prominent apps is now officially part of the Google family. And in its first official action as owner and curator of developer Quest Visual, Google has made Word Lens available to all free of

    May 21, 2014 • Views: 569