Google purchased BufferBox, a startup that makes e-commerce delivery more convenient by setting up locals lockers for parcel pick-up.
Cisco will pay approximately $141 million in cash for California-based company Cariden, a network traffic-management software maker.
PowerInbox, the consumer-focused startup that makes email interactive, has merged with its biggest competitor on the enterprise side, ActivePath.
Real estate marketplace Zillow buys up startup HotPads to bolster its rental platform.
Claranet, a London-based cloud hosting provider, has scooped up Star, a company that delivers managed technology services like unified communications, and advanced security services.
Torch Partners entered the US market today and opened an office in San Francisco.
An Ernst & Young report about mergers and acquisitions in quarter 3 reveal that while deal value is down amidst global economic uncertainty, volume remains strong.
Reality check: After two acquisitions of companies in a similar space, layoffs are a matter of course.
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.
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Home security company Vivint sells to Blackstone for $2B
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.
U.S.-based BrightTag has caught SiteTagger, its British foe.
Good news for all you mobile game developers out there: Zynga, now a public company, has a big chunk of available cash on hand and says it’s aggressively looking for the next big thing to spend part of its $1.8 …
The data is in: The first quarter of 2012 was a roller coaster ride of initial public offerings and unexpected power-plays.
Twenty companies held IPOs, raising a total of $1.4 billion in the first three months of the year, according …
The founder was home in his kitchen cooking dinner when the call came. It was one of those moments when the color seems to drain out of the food in front of you. The voice on the other line was …
Iraqi insurgency groups and Silicon Valley startups may not appear to have a lot in common, but according to Quid‘s Chief Technical Officer Sean Gourley, the mathematics underlying innovation and conflict are not that different.
“The dynamics of an insurgency …
Google paid $151 million in cash for restaurant review company Zagat, only one of the 54 acquisitions the company made in the first nine months of 2011.
The numbers were revealed in a quarterly report submitted by the company to …
Google is the latest company to be connected to a potential buyout of troubled Yahoo Inc. The search giant has talked to at least two equity firms about helping it acquire a chunk of Yahoo, according to a report in …