Thursday, November 23, 2017

OLAmobile Buys Mobile Performance Marketing Startup IconPeak For $10M

Performance marketing platform OLAmobile has acquired two of the incubated startups of German company builder Makers. This also marks the exit of Makers from the marketing space. Startup company IconPeak and...

SoftBank Acquires Boston Dynamics

Shares of the Japan based firm - Softbank - have hiked to their highest in almost twenty years after the company acquired the robot-maker Boston Dynamics. The Japanese firm bought the...

Snap Inc. Acquires A Drone Startup With Hollywood Connections

According to recent reports, Snap Inc. has bought a small Venice, California-based drone startup named “Ctrl Me.” According to the reports by BuzzFeed, the acquisition was a small-scale acquihire and ‘Snap...

Spotify Acquires AI startup Niland

Spotify -the music streaming app - has recently made its fourth acquisition of 2017. The music streaming company recently announced that it has purchased an Artificial Intelligence based startup, dubbed Niland....

Apple Acquires An Artificial Intelligence Startup

  According to sources familiar with the matter, the U.S.-based tech giant - Apple Inc. - has recently bought a data mining and machine learning company called Lattice.io. The acquisition of Lattice.io...

Cisco Buys Startup MindMeld For $125 Million, Its 3rd Acquisition In May

Cisco - the worldwide leader in internet and networking - announced this morning that it is acquiring the AI startup MindMeld for $125 million. MindMeld, which was founded in 2011 and...

Amazon Clones Nucleus’ Product For The New Echo

Jonathan Frankel, the Chief Executive Officer and founder of startup company Nucleus, was really excited when the investment arm of Amazon’s Alexa division made a $5.6 million investment in his startup....

Chinese Company Alipay Takes On Apple In US Expansion

Alipay - the China-based digital payment service - is now expanding in the United States. The digital payment service, which is owned by the China-based online retailing giant Alibaba, is slowly...

Verizon Selling Its Private Cloud And Managed Hosting Businesses

  Verizon - an Internet access, telephone, and television service - announced only a few days ago that it was selling 29 of its data centers to Equinix. Recently, the New York-based...

Alibaba’s Ant Could Acquire MoneyGram With Increased Bid

Ant Financial - the affiliate company of Alibaba that is focused on financial services - has been trying to acquire MoneyGram - the U.S.-based cross-border payments service - for a long...

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Google Fiber buys high-speed internet provider Webpass

Google Fiber announced a deal to acquire ISP Webpass, a company that provides high-speed internet across parts of the U.S. Webpass has been around for...

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