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Did Apple just buy real-time motion capture studio Faceshift
According to some new speculation, Apple may have acquired real-time motion capture studio Faceshift.
Intel set to close deal to purchase chip maker Altera
After talks had stalled last month, it appears Intel has resumed negotiations to purchase chip maker Altera.
Verizon buys AOL for $4.4 billion, 15 years after AOL had biggest failed merger in history
Verizon Communications has announced today the purchase of AOL for $4.4 billion as the company looks to expand its advertising and mobile video services.
Comcast and Time Warner spent over half a billion on failed merger
According to Comcast's most recent earnings report, the cable giant has spent over $330 million in 'transaction-related costs' in its attempt to acquire Time Warner Cable, and Time Warner spent over $220 million.
BT buys UK's largest carrier, EE for $19 billion
As has been rumored for months, telecom giant BT has agreed to acquire EE, the UK's largest wireless carrier.
Google could be preparing to purchase mobile payments company Softcard (formerly Isis)
According to new reports, Google could be preparing to acquire the mobile payments company Softcard (formerly known as Isis) to boost their current offerings in the space.
Report: Verizon has expressed interest in acquiring AOL
According to sources, Verizon has had discussions with AOL with massive telecom looking to either acquire the smaller Internet company or join up in order to expand their mobile-video library.
Iliad Group ends their strange takeover plans for T-Mobile US
French startup carrier Iliad Group has ended their plans to try to acquire T-Mobile US.
Microsoft acquires Minecraft creator Mojang for $2.5 billion, Notch will not stay on
Microsoft has confirmed it is acquiring Minecraft creator Mojang AB for $2.5 billion, a huge bet that the popular game will remain popular into the future, and that the company can build other hits, as well.
Microsoft on verge of deal to purchase Minecraft creator Mojang
According to multiple sources, Microsoft is in deep discussions to buy 'Minecraft' maker Mojang AB, at a $2 billion price tag.
Amazon to purchase video game live footage service Twitch for almost a billion
Amazon has acquired video game live streaming video service Twitch.tv for $970 million, following an earlier rumor that the company was looking to pay up to one billion.
Report: Sprint drops pursuit of T-Mobile US citing regulatory issues
Just hours after it was reported that French carrier Iliad is looking to increase their bid for U.S.' fourth largest carrier, T-Mobile US, it appears their main suitor Sprint is ending their pursuit.
T-Mobile rejects Iliad bid but French carrier is not done trying
Many believe that bid was completely dead on arrival, but it now appears that Iliad is speaking with investors and other companies in order to improve their bid, including speaking to cable and satellite giants Cox, Dish and Charter.
Fox withdraws their gigantic bid for Time Warner
21st Century Fox and its chairman Rupert Murdoch have withdrawn their massive $80 billion bid for rival Time Warner.
French carrier Iliad makes surprise bid for T-Mobile US
French carrier Iliad has made a surprise bid for U.S. carrier T-Mobile US, throwing its hat into the ring against Sprint and its owner SoftBank.
Yahoo to buy analytics firm Flurry for over $200 million
Flurry, well known in the mobile industry for its in-depth analytics, has been acquired for over $200 million by Yahoo.
Google to possibly acquire video search startup Baarzo
According to sources, Google is actively in talks to acquire video search startup Baarzo, although it remains unclear whether a final agreement has already been reached.
SanDisk buys up Fusion-io for $1.1 billion
SanDisk has significantly enhanced their enterprise and datacenter strategy, purchasing Fusion-io for $1.1 billion in cash.
Priceline agrees to buy restaurant booking service OpenTable for $2.6 billion
Massive trip booking site Priceline has agreed to buy major restaurant booking service OpenTable for $2.6 billion in cash.
Google ready to buy playlist curating service Songza?
According to new reports, Google is in early talks to buy Songza, the music streaming service that builds playlists based on your mood, or the weather, or even the time of day.
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