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.
Fab keeps expanding its operations around the globe, and it's next steps take it to the populous Indian subcontinent.
Lithium Technologies discloses $5.6 million, likely behind its recent acquisition of Social Dynamx.
Flag Capital Management expands Asian presence with purchase of Squadron Capital.
TechStars' New York greatest success story to date? ThinkNear, a hyper-local mobile ad service that was acquired today by Telenav for a whopping $22.5 million.
Geoloqi, the location-focused startup co-founded by “cyborg anthropologist” Amber Case, has been acquired by Esri.
Esri’s a longtime player in the mapping, geographic information systems (GIS) and geolocation arena — it was actually founded way the heck back in 1969 …
Japanese mobile social network Gree continues to bulk up for the U.S. market as it acquires mobile-game developer App Ant Studios.
One of the East Coast's most promising startups, Duolingo, has raised $15 million in second round funding just three months after launch.
Shutterfly, the website to store and print digital photos, is stepping up its mobile offering in a bid to stay relevant. Today, the company acquired Penguin Digital, the New York-based creator of the popular "MoPho" app.
Companies like Google have to be especially cautious when it comes to security. They build out whole departments dedicated to protecting its internals, so it's no wonder the search giant bought its own little security company today, VirusTotal.
Last night we broke the news that HootSuite, the social media management solution for companies, acquired Loic Le Meur's often-pivoting Seesmic. Today I spoke with Ryan Holmes about the acquisition and about the future of the social media management space.
The "billion-dollar" transaction that has since become a $741 million deal -- due to Facebook's stock price collapse -- is now final.
You know what they say: If ya can't beat 'em, buy 'em! Or at least that's what the folks at Gannett are saying today. The traditional media titan has just snapped up Blinq, a social media marketing shop.
Cash-rich Braintree buys scrappy Venmo; can the duo continue to take over the mobile payments world?
The stock photo site to end all stock photo sites has been acquired by the Carlyle Group and several key Getty Images management personnel.
99designs, the crowdsourced design marketplace "real" designers love to hate, has acquired 12designer, the Berlin-based crowdsourced design marketplace that had become 99designs' number-one rival in the European market.