Apple bought music detector Shazam, allegedly for $300 million
Yesterday there were rumors that Apple was going to close a deal on Shazam. A deal, worth hundreds of millions, was later confirmed as Apple ......
Report: Google close to acquiring HTC
One of the more storied smartphone manufacturers, HTC, has been in dire straits for a long time. A company which was one of the first smartphone ......
Verizon to buy Yahoo core assets for $4.8 billion
Sources: Microsoft willing to back bidders for Yahoo
According to sources, Microsoft is willing to help financially back bids to acquire Yahoo, including those from private equity firms.
Foxconn agrees to buy Sharp for $4 billion
After a few delays, Foxconn has agreed to purchase Sharp for $4 billion, with the deal expected next week.
Activision Blizzard completes acquisition of Candy Crush maker King
Gaming giant Activision Blizzard has completed their acquisition of Candy Crush maker King Digital today, buying the mobile gaming company for $5.9 billion.
It's official: Western Digital to acquire SanDisk for $19 billion
Hard drive maker Western Digital has announced their acquisition of memory card giant SanDisk for $19 billion in cash and stock.
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.
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.
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.
Vevo could be worth $1 billion
Vevo, the massive music video streaming service, has now put itself up for sale with an estimated value of $1 billion.