Marking its second acquisition in three months, San Francisco-based Livefyre, developer of a platform that lets brands integrate real-time social content into their websites, apps and ads, said on Thursday it has acquired San Diego-based Realtidbits. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Realtidbits provides real-time apps designed to increase engagement for publishers and media companies such as The CW Network, Thomson Reuters, Dow Jones Local Media Group, The Irish Times and The Toronto Star. . Read More
SanDisk, the Milpitas-based maker of flash memory storage products, said on Thursday it has completed its $307 million acquisition of Newark-based Smart Storage Systems, a developer of enterprise solid state drives. The deal first was announced in early July. . Read More
Millennial Media, the developer of mobile ad technology, said on Friday it has completed its acquisition of Metaresolver, developer of a media buying platform for mobile advertisers. Financial terms of the all-cash deal, first announced in February, were not disclosed. . Read More one comment
Coupons.com, the Mountain View-based provider of digital coupon services, said on Monday it has acquired KitchMe, the San Francisco-based developer of a web app focused on meal planning and savings. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Read More
TripAdvisor Inc., has announced it has purchased Tiny Post, the highly acclaimed app that allows you to write on top of photos and converts them into stories. . Read More
Tech Crunch reports that Orange has acquired remaining 51 percent stake of Dailymotion for $168 million. Two years ago, Orange acquired 49 percent of Dailymotion for $78 million. Read More
- Freelance journalism site True/Slant is in acquisition talks with potential
suitors, PaidContent reported, citing sources, while the company maintains it
is focused on raising a second round of financing.
The company previously
raised $3 million in 2008, from backers including Forbes Media and Fuse
Capital, and is reportedly looking to raise another $3 million to $5 million.
did not have details on potential buyers for the company, but said it has
"confirmed that both [fundraising and acquisition] possibilities are still