Acquisition

  • BlackBerry stock up almost 30% on report of Samsung acquisition

      Blackberry stock has jumped almost 30% this morning with a report from Reuters that Samsung Electronics are looking to acquire them. The report says Samsung are most interested in BlackBerry’s patent portfolio, sourcing ‘people familiar with the matter’. The talks are reported to be as advanced as Samsung...
  • GoDaddy acquires Media Temple, internet hates it

    With 225 employees, 125,000 customers and more than 1.5 million websites in over 100 countries, Media Temple is one of the largest web hosts on the internet. Today they announced they’ve been acquired by GoDaddy. Demian Sellfors, CEO and Co-founder of Media Temple says the company will remain independent,...
  • Waze acquired by Google for $1.3 Billion

    Crowd-sourced navigation app Waze has turned down an acquisition offer from Facebook, only say yes to a $1.3 Billion takeover from Google. Waze claim to have around 50 Million users that contribute to a global traffic data. This helps iPhone and Android users to avoid traffic congestion based on...
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