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Etsy Makes Its Biggest Acquisition Yet with ‘A Little Market’ Etsy Makes Its Biggest Acquisition Yet with ‘A Little Market’

Etsy has just announced the acquisition of A Little Market, a French company that serves as “an online destination for consumers in France looking for creative goods made by local artists and designers.” Sounds a lot like…yes, Etsy of course. …

Oracle Buys Micros Systems for $5.3 Billion Oracle Buys Micros Systems for $5.3 Billion

Oracle, no stranger to large acquisitions, has just announced a $5.3 billion buy of Micros Systems – a top provider of both hardware and software for the hospitality industry. Oracle says that the acquisition will allow the two companies to …

Google Acquires mDialog For DoubleClick Google Acquires mDialog For DoubleClick

Google announced on Thursday that it has acquired mDialog, a video advertising technology company. A post from Google’s DoubleClick Digital Marketing Google+ Page (via TechCrunch) says: We’re thrilled to welcome mDialog to Google. Together, we’re committed to offering more ways …

LinkedIn Gives Jobseekers New iPhone App LinkedIn Gives Jobseekers New iPhone App

LinkedIn just announced the launch of a new Job Search app for iPhone, providing users with customizable search options, recommended jobs, and updates on companies of interest. “The new Job Search app is LinkedIn’s first standalone app experience dedicated to …

Twitter Announces SnappyTV Acquisition Twitter Announces SnappyTV Acquisition

Twitter announced on Thursday that it has acquired SnappyTV, which lets broadcasters edit TV snippets for social media. Twitter Director of Product Management Baljeet Singh explains the reasoning behind the acquisition: “One of the best ways to follow events as …

Yahoo Also Kind of Sucks at Diversity Yahoo Also Kind of Sucks at Diversity

Following Google’s lead, tech companies have started to voluntarily reveal their self-reported diversity stats – basically showcasing the percentage of men vs. women and racial breakdown in their company demographics. The latest to do so is Yahoo who, despite being …

Another Antitrust Complaint Filed Against Google Another Antitrust Complaint Filed Against Google

Google is a magnet for antitrust complaints, so it’s never a shock when a new one is filed. This time it’s Aptoide, and the complaint alleges “abuse of a dominant position in the App Store market.” Aptoide operates an independent …

Did Yelp Just Become Better For Businesses? Did Yelp Just Become Better For Businesses?

Yelp may have a tough time overcoming negative perception from some businesses thanks to a seemingly never-ending barrage of unproven accusations, but the company continues to add features that can potentially help merchants. Do you think Yelp is getting better …

Netflix Deals With Mattel For ‘Ever After High’ Series Netflix Deals With Mattel For ‘Ever After High’ Series

Netflix announced on Monday that it has partnered with Mattel on a new animated original series based on the popular Ever After High franchise. It will premiere in fall of 2015 in all Netflix territories. Here’s the description of Ever …

Salesforce Launches New Desk.com, Mobile App Salesforce Launches New Desk.com, Mobile App

Salesforce announced a new version of Desk.com on Tuesday complete with a mobile app, reporting engine, and “intelligent” agent console. The console can be personalized on a per agent basis to make each more productive, but still honor the rules, …

Google Announces Glass at Work Certified Partners Google Announces Glass at Work Certified Partners

Google announced its first round of “Glass at Work” certified partners, getting Google Glass into the workplace for some companies. “We’ve been searching for developers who are creating Glassware to help businesses reach their goals,” the company said in a …

Best Juicers: A Few Top Appliances And User Reviews

Juicing has become a popular way to consume nutrients naturally and quickly. But what are the basic health benefits of it? Well, if you’re a green drink veteran, you likely already know and can share some first-hand experiences. For those …

Hulu Gets More Movies Through New Magnolia Pictures Partnership Hulu Gets More Movies Through New Magnolia Pictures Partnership

Hulu just announced a new partnership with Magnolia Pictures, which will see various movies titles come to the streaming service. Naturally, as the latest awesome episode of Game of Thrones was directed by Neil Marshall, Hulu is talking up his …

Google Partners Get New Certificate, Profile Google Partners Get New Certificate, Profile

Google announced personalized HTML certificates and public profiles for Google Partners. “Google Partners is a program that offers agencies the resources, training and support they need to help their clients succeed on the web,” Google said in a blog post. …

Google Expands Wire Transfer AdSense Payments Google Expands Wire Transfer AdSense Payments

Google announced that it is making wire transfer payments in AdSense available in more countries. The feature lets publishers have their earnings deposited directly into their bank accounts. Google’s Miki Noda explains, “With wire transfer, your earnings are deposited directly …

Comcast Wants to Put Its Logo Atop 30 Rock in Attempt to Become Black Hole of American Hatred Comcast Wants to Put Its Logo Atop 30 Rock in Attempt to Become Black Hole of American Hatred

At 30 Rockefeller plaza stands one of New York City’s most recognizable skyscrapers. Hoisted atop the 70-story home of NBC offices and studios sits a giant GE logo. But you’d be more likely to hear the building called ’30 Rock’ …

Former Groupon CEO Eats Ice Cream Alone In San Francisco Former Groupon CEO Eats Ice Cream Alone In San Francisco

Groupon founder and former CEO Andrew Mason (arguably one of the most entertaining CEOs of our time) gave us an update about what he’s been up to on Twitter. As you may know, after departing the company, he put out …

Should Yelp Be Worried About Amazon? Should Yelp Be Worried About Amazon?

This week, Reuters reported that Amazon is readying the launch of a new local services marketplace, which would not only compete with large chain stores, but also with local review sites like Yelp. Many businesses in a variety of spaces …

Priceline Buys OpenTable for $2.6 Billion in Cash Priceline Buys OpenTable for $2.6 Billion in Cash

One booking and accommodations company has agreed to acquire another, as travel and hotel site Priceline is buying restaurant reservation purveyors OpenTable. The acquisition is for $103 per share, an all-cash purchase valued at $2.6 billion. “OpenTable is a great …

Google Apps Vault Gets New Privacy, Security Feature Google Apps Vault Gets New Privacy, Security Feature

Google launched Apps Vault for Apps for Business customers about two years ago. It’s aimed at helping businesses reduce costs of litigation, regulatory investigation, and compliance. It’s not a product that gets a lot of headline-grabbing updates, but Google has …

Intuit Launches New QuickBooks Mac App Intuit Launches New QuickBooks Mac App

Intuit just announced a new QuickBooks app for Mac, offering a native desktop experience for Mac-using small businesses, which takes advantage of QuickBooks’ cloud offerings. “Small business owners who use a Mac can now access the power of the QuickBooks …