Tag: acquisition

Google buys DeepMind startup to help give machines a brain boost

In what may be an attempt to get an edge in the personal assistant competition, Google has been reported to be in the process...

Google purchases Nest, maker of connected home products

Nest, maker of connected home devices such s a smart thermostat and smoke detector, have been acquired by Google. In an announcement, Google says...

Aviate smart launcher gets folded under Yahoo’s wings

There is almost an embarrassment of riches in Android when it comes to homescreen launchers, but these days, launchers seem to be gravitating towards...

Timely creators Bitspin gets assimilated into Google

Another day, another acquisition. Welcoming the new year with a bang, Bitspin, makers of the popular and beautiful alarm clock app Timely, announced that...

Bump and Flock closing its doors months after Google acquisition

They say all good things come to an end, and that is especially true when it comes to companies and services that have been...

Softbank said to be near T-Mobile buyout

In what may be another industry upset, Softbank is reportedly just a few steps away from the acquiring T-Mobile. Should things go the Japanese...

Yahoo confirms SkyPhrase acquisition

News of another Yahoo acquisition has surfaced this morning. This latest is a company called SkyPhrase and at this time, we are seeing confirmation...

DroidBooster Android accelerator app acquired by Google

Google may have brought some smoothness to Android with Project Butter, however a new acquisition has it looking like they are still looking to...

BlackBerry acquired by Fairfax Financial for $4.7 billion

Say goodbye to Blackberry. Well we can say goodbye officially considering we all have known this was coming for quite some time. Not to...

Google acquires Bump, a wireless data sharing company

This morning we've learned that the folks from Google have acquired another company, one which is actually pretty interesting. It's called Bump, and their...

Nokia to sell mobile phone and smart devices business to Microsoft

Android and iOS might have to start keeping themselves on their toes as a third player builds itself up to take on the two...

Verizon buys out Vodafone’s half of the company in $130 billion deal

Between ongoing talks for the past few months, not to mention several reports this weekend it appears that Verizon Wireless has sealed the deal...

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