Apple’s buying spree continues with $200 million Topsy acquisition

By on December 3, 2013 at 10:00 AM.

Apple’s buying spree continues with $200 million Topsy acquisition

Apple is on a roll as 2013 winds down. Just one week after Apple confirmed that it acquired Israel-based Kinect inventor PrimeSense, the company has acknowledged another small buy. The Wall Street Journal on Monday reported that Apple has acquired Topsy, which bills itself as a social monitoring and analytics company. More →
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Facebook could make its first acquisition in India, in talks with app testing tools provider Little Eye Labs

By on December 2, 2013 at 2:38 PM.

Facebook could make its first acquisition in India, in talks with app testing tools provider Little Eye Labs

Facebook is all set to acquire Little Eye Labs, a Bangalore-based mobile app analysis tools-provider to app developers, Business Standard reports. This will be the social-network giant’s first acquisition in India. The news, however, has not yet been confirmed by either company. More →
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Apple confirms PrimeSense acquisition rumors

By on November 25, 2013 at 11:51 AM.

Apple confirms PrimeSense acquisition rumors

After all the rumors surrounding Apple and PrimeSense, the Cupertino-based giant has finally confirmed its acquisition of the Israeli company, which is best known for its 3D sensor technology and powering up Microsoft Kinect. All Things D is claiming that Apple paid $360 million for the acquisition. Recent report by Reuters suggested the deal at $345 million. More →
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Apple reportedly acquires Primesense for $345 million for Kinect-like 3D sensing

By on November 17, 2013 at 5:08 PM.

Apple reportedly acquires Primesense for $345 million for Kinect-like 3D sensing

Apple has reportedly acquired Primesense, which is an Israel-based chipset maker that specializes in three-dimensional technology and is best known for powering Microsoft's original Xbox 360 Kinect. Reuters reports by sourcing Calcalist financial newspaper that the deal has been finalized for $345 million. It was back in July, when Apple was rumored to be in talks with Primesense for the acquisition and had offered to pay $280 million for the company. More →
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Intel acquires education startup Kno to boost its e-learning efforts

By on November 9, 2013 at 1:24 PM.

Intel acquires education startup Kno to boost its e-learning efforts

Intel claims that the main aim of its education arm is to make classrooms more interactive and studying fun and engaging. In what is considered as a big step towards in that direction, Intel announced the acquisition of an education startup called Kno. The financial details of the deal though have been kept under the wraps. More →
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Facebook acquires Israeli mobile analytics company Onavo

By on October 14, 2013 at 3:35 PM.

Facebook acquires Israeli mobile analytics company Onavo

Facebook has acquired a startup called Onavo, which is a mobile analytics company based out of Tel Aviv in Israel. The startup announced the acquisition on its website and though the details of the deal were not revealed, according to TechCrunch, the deal is believed to be worth somewhere around $100-$200 million. More →
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Nokia reportedly developed an Android Lumia before Microsoft swooped in

By on September 14, 2013 at 12:40 PM.

Nokia reportedly developed an Android Lumia before Microsoft swooped in

Everyone who was screaming for Nokia to build an Android phone may have gotten their wish if the company hadn’t sold off its handset business to Microsoft earlier this month. Unnamed sources tell The New York Times that “a team within Nokia had Android up and running on the company’s Lumia handsets well before Microsoft and Nokia began negotiating Microsoft’s… acquisition of Nokia’s mobile phone and services business.” More →
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Yahoo acquires popular fantasy sports app maker Bignoggins

By on July 2, 2013 at 5:14 PM.

Yahoo acquires popular fantasy sports app maker Bignoggins

Yahoo’s CEO Marissa Mayer carries on with her acquisition spree and has now acquired popular fantasy-sports app maker, Bignoggins. Details on the deal are scarce at best, with the only thing known at the moment is that app founder Jerry Shen will immediately join Yahoo’s own Fantasy app team. More →
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Yahoo board approves $1.1 billion Tumblr acquisition: Report

By on May 20, 2013 at 1:02 AM.

Yahoo board approves $1.1 billion Tumblr acquisition: Report

For the past couple of days there have been reports of a potential Tumblr acquisition by Yahoo. Citing sources with close knowledge of the deal, AllThingsD is now reporting that Yahoo's board of directors has approved a $1.1 billion acquisition of the blogging platform. More →
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