Post Tagged with: "Acquisitions"

Twitter Acquires Social Data Company Gnip
/ April 15, 2014 1:32 pm
Twitter Acquires Social Data Company Gnip

Twitter said on Tuesday it has acquired Gnip, a provider of social data that has partnered with the social media giant for the past four years. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The company's products are designed to help clients more easily analyze data across public Tweets. Read More

Amazon to Acquire Digital Comic Book Store comiXology
/ April 11, 2014 3:50 pm
Amazon to Acquire Digital Comic Book Store comiXology

TechCrunch reports that Amazon has announced that it will acquire comiXology, a service that provides digital versions of comics from Marvel, DC, and many others. Today, comiXology provides more than 50,000 comics for sale. . Read More

Apple Acquires Novauris Technologies
/ April 4, 2014 4:16 pm
Apple Acquires Novauris Technologies

Looking to improve the technology behind Siri, Apple has acquired U.K.-based Novauris Technologies, TechCrunch reported. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Novauris reportedly has been building its own speech recognition technology. Its founders were key team members at Dragon Systems. Read More

Ve Acquires adGENIE
/ April 3, 2014 4:09 pm
Ve Acquires adGENIE

Ve North America, the Boston-based subsidiary of London-based e-commerce company Ve Interactive, announced on Wednesday the firm has acquired adGENIE, an online prospecting and retargeting advertising services provider. Ve works across 19 languages and now has 11 offices worldwide. . Read More

AwesomenessTV Acquires YouTube Network Big Frame for $15 Million
/ April 3, 2014 3:33 pm
AwesomenessTV Acquires YouTube Network Big Frame for $15 Million

AwesomenessTV, a leading multi-platform media company serving the global teen community, announced today that it has agreed to acquire the YouTube multi-channel network Big Frame, a pioneer in digital talent and influencer management. . Read More

Apple Plans to Buy Japanese Chipmaker’s Smartphone Display Unit
/ April 2, 2014 4:16 pm
Apple Plans to Buy Japanese Chipmaker’s Smartphone Display Unit

VentureBeat reports that Apple is planning to acquire a smartphone display design division of Japanese chipmaker Renesas. Specifically, Apple is looking to acquire the Renesas stake in Renesas SP Drivers, a joint venture with Taiwan’s Powerchip and Sharp. . Read More

Lithium Technologies Acquires Klout
/ March 27, 2014 4:35 pm
Lithium Technologies Acquires Klout

Six weeks after reports first surfaced about a potential deal between the companies, San Francisco-based Lithium Technologies, the developer of software that lets businesses create their own social networks and online communities, said on Thursday it has acquired San Francisco-based Klout. The deal is valued at nearly $200 million in a mix of cash and stock, Fortune reported. Read More

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