Business software maker Intuit wants to be the go-to destination for entrepreneurs and small businesses — and it just scooped up yet another startup to help round out its small business division.
Systems in Motion , a provider of technology consulting and solutions for enterprises, sees Claritics’ big data offering as a valuable proposition for its customers.
CenturyLink, which lays claim to being the third-largest telecommunications provider in the U.S., has scooped up enterprise cloud services provider Tier 3.
Microsoft’s takeover of Nokia’s devices and services business is one step closer to completion.
Intel is making a big step into the education sector with its acquisition of Kno, a well-funded digital textbooks startup.
A lot of people love fresh, locally grown food. And a lot of those folks are also too lazy to go to the farmer’s market. Good Eggs is a service for those people — and beginning today, they’ll have even more choices.
Thanks a successful IPO opening day, Twitter now has a warchest of $1.8 billion. And according to some analysts, a lot of opportunity to spend it.
Second screen TV platform i.TV officially confirmed yesterday that it had acquired TV-focused social network GetGlue.
With the number of smaller acquisitions Yahoo has made over the last year, I have to wonder whether it’s recent purchase of startup Bread was mistaken for an item of food you can always use more of. Then again, maybe not — as Bread’s social advertising tech could prove useful to Yahoo’s ongoing push to refresh its own ad products.
Good news for Kindle owners that have children who suck at math: Amazon announced today that it’s purchased education startup TenMarks. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
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Internet service provider company Time Warner Cable is set to acquire fiber optic network firm DukeNet in a deal with $600 million, the companies announced today.
Apple has reportedly purchased Cue, an app that helps you keep on task, for around $30 to $40 million, according to TechCrunch. The app has since been shuttered.
Office supply retailer Staples has purchased e-commerce personalization startup Runa, the company announced today. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
TellApart, a company that helps businesses make the most of their customer data, announced today that it had completed the acquisition of AdStack, a provider of email marketing software.
SAN FRANCISCO — A few things we’ve come to expect from Box chief executive Aaron Levie: Red sneakers, SharePoint jokes, and some dead-on insights about the future of cloud computing, delivered at breakneck speed.
Livefyre, a popular comment platform used by many news blogs and active forums, has acquired social startup Storify, the company announced today. Neither company disclosed financial terms.
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In a deal that many saw coming, Microsoft just announced that it’s acquiring Nokia’s devices and services business for more than $7 billion in cash.
Google may have acquired Android-based smartwatch software company WIMM Labs.
Three ways to tell if Apple’s the one behind an acquisition: It involves an unknown startup; very specific technology and engineering talents are at play; and the company is being inexplicably furtive about who actually owns it.
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Samsung has agreed to acquire German organic light-emitting diode (OLED) manufacturer Novaled to help it build more smartphone and television displays.
When asked about his goals for the coming year, Arpeggi chief scientist David Mittleman immediately hit back, “Our intention is to offer people the best reconstructive model of their genome.”
Putting his money where his mouth is, AOL chief exec Tim Armstrong has brokered a deal to acquire video advertising startup Adap.TV for $405 million.
Russian travel site OneTwoTrip has purchased young hotel analytics startup DealAngel for its team and tech.
Long-running political newspaper the Washington Post has been sold to Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos, the post announced today.
Yahoo has acquired social web browsing startup Rockmelt to continue stocking up on talent and tech.
Apple has acquired wireless chip manufacturing startup Passif Semiconductor for an undisclosed amount of money.
Cloud storage goliath Dropbox has acquired the coupon and loyalty app Endorse and its team.
AT&T has agreed to acquire Leap Wireless, best known operating the Cricket wireless carrier, for $15 per share.
Sprint has finally completed its acquisition of wireless high speed provider Clearwire, which will help give Sprint customers faster data speeds and more bandwidth.
Norwest Venture Partners partner Matthew Howard shares his views on what large tech companies can do to keep up with startups in a rapidly changing world.
Yahoo has acquired email inbox sanity provider Xobni for $30 to $40 million. Xobni announced the acquisition on its blog today — as well as the fact that no premium product purchases will be accepted going forward.
Streaming media startup Boxee is selling to Samsung for an estimated $30 million, which backs up previous rumors about the company’s future.
Yahoo is buying Qwiki for a reported $50 million and it will keep the Qwiki app alive, unlike the fate of many other apps Yahoo has purchased.
SanDisk has agreed to acquire enterprise solid-state-drive maker Smart Storage Systems for $307 million in attempt to get more business from enterprises.
TechMedia Network, the parent company of Laptop Magazine and Space.com, announced today that it had acquired Bestofmedia Group (BOM), the parent company of Tom’s Hardware, Tom’s IT Pro, and Tom’s Guide.
Hard drive maker Western Digital has agreed to acquire solid-state drive (SSD) business sTec to give it an edge in the enterprise.