Tag: acquisition

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...

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...

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...

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...

Moves updates privacy policy following Facebook acquisition

Moves was acquired by Facebook back in late-April. At the time of the acquisition it was said Moves "will continue to operate as a...

Sources: T-Mobile/Sprint merger is “dead”

Worried about Sprint and T-Mobile merging? Sources tell the New York Post you shouldn’t be. According to them, the deal is “dead”. The FCC,...

Moves activity tracking app acquired by Facebook

News of another Facebook acquisition has arrived. The latest to join Facebook is Moves, the fitness and activity tracking app. For those not as...

Microsoft acquisition of Nokia expected to be done by April 25

It seems like the day of reckoning will soon be upon us, or rather upon Nokia. According to a leaked letter from Nokia to...

Square once again denies buyout is imminent

Square, the mobile payment solution finding favor with an increasingly large number of small and mid-size businesses, is reportedly up for grabs. Citing people...

Amazon snatches up Comixology

It might seem like something long over due but also something that might worry a few. Amazon has just acquired popular digital comics distributor...

Cover lockscreen acquired by Twitter

Another day, another acquisition announcement has been made. This latest involves the Cover lockscreen app, who have been picked up by Twitter. Yes, Cover...

Dropbox may be in talks to acquire Readmill

Popular eReader app Readmill may soon fall under the ever growing Dropbox brand. The cloud storage company is said to be in late-stage dicsussions...