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Qualcomm bets on AI, acquires machine learning startup - CNET
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 04:33

The chipmaker buys Scyfer as part of a plan to bring artificial intelligence to devices, cars and machines. CNET News

Indian messaging app Hike acquires hardware startup Creo
  • Sun, 13 Aug 2017 06:40

 India-based messaging app Hike is back on the acquisition trail after it picked up Creo, a hardware company that previously released smartphones...

WeWork acquires Israeli startup Unomy to boost its enterprise sales efforts
  • Fri, 11 Aug 2017 11:51

 Global coworking behemoth WeWork is best known for providing flexible office rentals to startups and other small businesses, but enterprise cli...

OLAmobile acquires mobile performance marketing startup IconPeak for $10M
  • Wed, 02 Aug 2017 17:41

 In what looks like a pretty decent exit for German company builder Makers, two of its incubated startups have been acquired by performance marke...

LogMeIn acquires chatbot and AI startup Nanorep for up to $50M
  • Wed, 02 Aug 2017 00:31

 LogMeIn, the company that provides authentication and other connectivity solutions for those who connect remotely to networks and services, has ...

all3media acquires Wige South&Browse
  • Sun, 30 Jul 2017 06:38

Production company all3media Deutschland has taken over Wige South&Browse, the production subsidiary of German media and technology group Wige Me...

Medium acquires Talkshow Industries, with CEO Michael Sippey becoming Medium’s head of product
  • Thu, 27 Jul 2017 09:42

 Medium has a new head of product, while the startup behind the defunct texting app Talkshow appears to be done for good. Talkshow Industries was...

Stripe acquires Payable to help on-demand businesses manage 1099 tax reporting
  • Thu, 27 Jul 2017 01:40

 With its Stripe Connect product, Stripe wants to make it easier for on-demand and marketplace businesses to not only process payments from the...

Social media analytics company Synthesio acquires Social Karma
  • Tue, 25 Jul 2017 22:41

 Synthesio is announcing its second acquisition of the year — it’s buying Social Karma, a company that uses social data to help marke...

Facebook acquires Source3 to get content creators paid
  • Tue, 25 Jul 2017 06:00

 Facebook is on the cusp of a big push to lure independent content creators to share their art through the News Feed. But it needs to prove it ca...

Moët Hennessy acquires first US craft whiskey-maker
  • Thu, 20 Jul 2017 22:32

Moët Hennessy, the wine and spirits division of French luxury conglomerate LVMH, has acquired a United States-based whiskey distiller. Food and beve...

Philippines acquires 2 spy planes from US
  • Tue, 18 Jul 2017 13:28

MANILA, Philippines — Washington has offered to send two surveillance aircraft to assist the Armed Forces of the Philippines' intelligence, surveil...

Crunch Report | QVC Acquires HSN for $2.1 Billion
  • Sun, 09 Jul 2017 18:28

QVC acquires HSN for 2.1 billion, RED is working on a smartphone, SoundCloud loses its San Francisco and London offices and Microsoft is laying off th...

KPN acquires ISP Solcon
  • Fri, 30 Jun 2017 06:43

KPN has acquired Solcon, a Dutch supplier of internet, fixed and mobile telephony, hosting, TV and secure e-mail services for consumers and businesses...

Geely acquires stake for RM460mil
  • Sat, 24 Jun 2017 10:41

KUALA LUMPUR: DRB-Hicom Bhd and Zhejiang Geely Holdings Group have inked a definitive agreement under which the latter will acquire a 49.9% stake in t...

Verimatrix acquires MiriMON from Genius Digital
  • Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:52

Verimatrix has acquired the MiriMON technology and development team from Genius Digital, the expert in audience analytics for TV. This client device d...

Twentieth Century Fox Acquires "Significant" Stake in Indie Comic Company Boom! Studios
  • Fri, 16 Jun 2017 12:53

The two have been working together since 2013.read more Movies

OwnLocal acquires Wanderful, a local deal startup backed by newspaper giants
  • Sat, 10 Jun 2017 07:00

 OwnLocal has acquired Wanderful Media, bringing together two companies focused on local advertising and deals. OwnLocal works with local newspap...

Microsoft acquires Israeli security firm Hexadite, sources say for $100M
  • Fri, 09 Jun 2017 04:40

 Yet more activity in the world of cybersecurity. Microsoft today confirmed that it has acquired Hexadite, an Israeli startup that uses AI to id...

Supercell acquires 62% of London’s Space Ape Games for $55.8M
  • Mon, 05 Jun 2017 18:46

 Some consolidation is afoot in the world of gaming. Today, Space Ape Games — a London social and mobile games studio founded by alums from...

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