News tagged ‘acquisition’
Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014
According to numerous reports, Microsoft will announce a US$2.5 billion deal to acquire Mojang, the maker of the popular Minecraft game, later today.
Friday, 15 Aug 2014
South Korean electronics giant Samsung has just announced that it has acquired startup SmartThings, with the deal believing to have cost them around US$200 million.
Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014
Not long after Apple bought Beats, Google acquires music streaming service Songza, known for its curated playlist features, with plans to enhance Google Play Music.
Thursday, 24 Apr 2014
In Apple's second quarter earnings call, CEO Tim Cook revealed that the company has acquired 24 companies in the past 18 months and they are still looking to acquire some more.
Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013
Yahoo has been quite busy acquiring startups and businesses over the past year, with Tumblr and Summly. Now they may have set their sights on buying a certain image hosting site.
Monday, 21 Oct 2013
Forbes reported that Lenovo Group has signed a non-disclosure agreement with BlackBerry. While its real intentions remain unknown, Forbes claims it is part of a grand plan to destroy BlackBerry.
Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013
Western Digital has just announced its plans to acquire sTec for US$34 million. sTec was an early leader in the enterprise solid state drive industry. This acquisition is expected to augment the existing solid state storage business of HGST, a Western Digital company.
Wednesday, 29 May 2013
Intel's latest acquisition of a satellite navigation chip business unit signals new CEO Brian Krzanich intent to double up in the mobile space.
Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012
Google has just announced the acquisition of Frommer's travel guide business from publishers John Wiley & Sons.
Tuesday, 6 Mar 2012
Globalfoundries has become an independent foundry company on its third anniversary. The Abu Dhabi-based tech consortium Advanced Technology Investment Company (ATIC) has acquired AMD's remaining minority stake in Globalfoundries to become its sole owner.