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.
For some time now, Dell founder and CEO Michael Dell (pictured above) has sought to take his company private in a huge $24.4 billion deal. But Blackstone and investor Carl Icahn opposed the deal, saying it undervalued the company, and were preparing to counter it.
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.
We get it, we get it, Mailbox is super duper cool and we’ve all just got to have it. Apparently, the Dropbox founders felt exactly the same way.
Pulse may be eyeing a big buy-out this year.
Kickoff is a desktop Mac app for group chat and task management for teams. The Apple-flavored product looks and feels at home on Mac devices, but its features are pretty duplicative.
The startup only just launched last fall, but four months on the market was enough for them. The service had amassed around 200,000 total shared stories as of its acquisition and had also launched a read-only iPhone app.
Life is short. Get acquired.
Intel has reportedly acquired appMobi, scooping up the talent and the tech, to build out its own mobile development tools.
Guest Post Virtually all tech acquisitions are characterized by large companies buying small companies, often for cash. But why does this have to be the case? Why can’t small companies also participate in this bonanza of great technology destined for the trash heap?
Just weeks after we reported a shift in strategy at VMware, the virtualization giant has announced its intent to acquire Virsto Software, a provider of storage performance optimization software.
Today, Autonomy is being investigated for misrepresenting its sales and accounting prior to the acquisition by Britain’s accounting watchdog, the Financial Reporting Council.
Salesforce.com has acquired Entropysoft, a French company that offers content integration solutions.
IGN, which runs a network of video game and entertainment news websites, was sold by owners News Corp. to Ziff Davis, the companies announced today.
Belkin is acquiring Cisco’s Home Networking unit, the company announced today, including its products, employees and the popular Linksys brand, which makes routers for home access points.
With its acquisition of Degree Compass, well-funded startup Desire2Learn is exploring how predictive analytics can reduce the time it takes for students to graduate college.
This acquisition is part of a broader strategy to help Yahoo become the leading destination for news content.
YouSendIt has bought a venture-backed startup called Found for an undisclosed sum. The technology lets users discover their files, documents, and data across a variety of devices and cloud services.
Microsoft today confirmed its acquisition of home-automation startup R2 Studios, the small company founded by Slingbox creator Blake Krikorian.
Epocrates Inc., a medical applications company based in Silicon Valley, is being scooped up by AthenaHealth for $293 million.
When his solo project took off, star developer Sam Soffes had two choices: Go big or sell big.
Cisco Systems announced on its blog today that it will acquire Denver-based BroadHop for an undisclosed sum. The technology will be used to shape mobile data traffic and will be folded into Cisco’s service provider networking group.
The deal gives Disney a bigger presence in the hot field of free-to-play multiplayer games in Asia.
The deal helps the company expand into Asia’s fast-growing mobile games market.
Austin, Tex.-based startup SocialGood.TV recently announced its intentions to purchase Current TV, the struggling cable channel led by former Vice President Al Gore and founder Joel Hyatt.
MyHeritage raises $25 million and acquires family tree site Geni.
Salesforce acquires Prior Knowledge and its predictive database technology for developers.
Cisco just announced its intent to buy wi-fi startup Meraki Inc. for $1.2 billion.