Tumblr, which famously hates advertising and only started trying to make money after five years in existence, is in a bit of a pickle, as its $125 million in funding is running out, giving the service only a few-month window in which to raise a new round or find a sugar daddy.
Today, car sharing startup RelayRides announced that it has acquired competitor Wheelz to accelerate its growth.
Explaining the shutter-slamming, Clipboard said, "We came to the conclusion that it was essential to focus on a singular platform for building new capabilities within Salesforce, which is not something that we could do while keeping Clipboard operating."
File-sharing company Box acquired Crocodoc today, which gives people a way to turn documents into smooth, HTML5 experiences.
Microsoft already owns a piece of Nook, having invested $300 million into the business in April 2012. According to the report, Microsoft would buy the digital operation, which includes e-books, movies, TV, comics, apps, and more.
Online real estate marketplace Trulia acquires Market Leader, a company that provides a software-as-a-service solution for real estate professionals, for $355 million.
“We focus on the order at NetSuite,” said NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson in a recent VentureBeat interview. “Order management is at the heart of our transactions.”
Wefollow's Klout-like scores for individuals' areas of expertise will be used in About.me's search algorithms. The Wefollow brand will eventually disappear entirely.
High-end design firm Fjord counts Nokia, Citibank, Harvard Medical School, and PayPal among its clients.
Dell today announced the acquisition of Enstratius, the Minneapolis-based cloud infrastructure management solution provider, for an undisclosed amount.
Yahoo has acquired 4 million user to-do app Astrid, which allows users to create task lists on Android and iOS phones and tablets, as well as the web. No financial details were released.
Fusion-io had just reported earnings earlier today, announcing $87.7 million in quarterly revenue with a net loss of $20 million, and a drop from last quarter of 27 percent and from the previous year's quarter of seven percent.
Travel startup GetYourGuide announced today the purchase of Gidsy, an online community that connected local experts to people looking for unique experiences.
WhatsApp is fifth in the app store for monthly revenue. Fifth on Google Play for downloads, and seventh on Google Play for revenue. And it's the second-most-downloaded app on Google Play.
Sources are telling us that chronic disease management startup WellDoc is looking for a buyer.
Chinese cyber-spying may have soured a $20 billion dollar mobile deal. If Chinese hardware makes its way into U.S. core networks, will the nation be compromised?
As if Apple's push to get all your data into the cloud weren't enough, the company now wants to find out exactly where you are while indoors, according to its latest acquisition.
Just days after the Avis officially acquires Zipcar, a small number of zipcars pop up at NYC regional airports.
What do you get when you take two companies making Java tools and put 'em together? Hella fast Java developers, that's what.