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Wednesday, 15 Jul 2015

State-linked Chinese company Tsinghua Unigroup makes US$23 billion bid for Micron

State-linked Chinese company Tsinghua Unigroup makes US$23 billion bid for Micron

According to a WSJ report, China’s Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd has expressed interest to acquire US-based Micron Technology Inc. for US$23 billion.

Monday, 18 May 2015

Apple acquires GPS firm Coherent Navigation

Apple acquires GPS firm Coherent Navigation

In a bid to to bolster its mapping services and technologies, Apple has reportedly acquired GPS firm Coherent Navigation.

Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015

Apple purchases Israeli camera technology company LinX for US$20 million

Apple purchases Israeli camera technology company LinX for US$20 million

Apple has just confirmed that it has acquired LinX, an Israeli camera technology company which specializes in multi-aperture imaging, for US$20 million.

Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014

Microsoft to announce US$2.5 billion deal to acquire maker of Minecraft (Updated)

Microsoft to announce US$2.5 billion deal to acquire maker of Minecraft (Updated)

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

Samsung has just bought startup SmartThings for US$200 million

Samsung has just bought startup SmartThings for US$200 million

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

Google Acquires Music Streaming Service Songza

Google Acquires Music Streaming Service Songza

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

Apple Has Acquired 24 Companies in the Past 18 Months, Looking to Acquire Some More

Apple Has Acquired 24 Companies in the Past 18 Months, Looking to Acquire Some More

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

What is Yahoo Planning to Buy Next?

What is Yahoo Planning to Buy Next?

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

Lenovo Signs Non-Disclosure Agreement with BlackBerry

Lenovo Signs Non-Disclosure Agreement with BlackBerry

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 to Acquire sTec for US$34 Million

Western Digital to Acquire sTec for US$34 Million

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.

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