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Groupon Acquires Breadcrumb, Restaurant POS Software Groupon Acquires Breadcrumb, Restaurant POS Software

Groupon announced the acquisition of Breadcrumb, in a company blog post, yesterday. We are excited to announce that Groupon has acquired Breadcrumb! The team behind Breadcrumb shares our passion to build affordable and intuitive products that make it easier for …

Salesforce to Acquire Buddy Media Salesforce to Acquire Buddy Media

Enterprise cloud computing company Salesforce is set to acquire Buddy Media, the makers fo social enterprise software. The purchase would augment Salesforce’s enterprise offerings with a ready-made solution for social media brand management. The news was first reported by All …

Dell Looking Into Acquiring Quest Software Inc. Dell Looking Into Acquiring Quest Software Inc.

Dell is one of several companies toying with the idea of acquiring Software developer, Quest Software, Inc. Quest develops software to help organizations manage databases and servers as well as designing recovery programs. Insight Venture Partners, a private equity and …

Facebook And Bolt Peters Join Forces Facebook And Bolt Peters Join Forces

I wouldn’t say that the current Facebook design is anti-user friendly, but it could use some improvements. Facebook’s latest hiring suggests that they’re taking user experience very seriously. You might not be aware of Bolt Peters, but they are a …

R.R. Donnelley Buys EDGAR Online R.R. Donnelley Buys EDGAR Online

Printing company R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co. has announced that it will acquire financial data firm EDGAR Online for roughly $38.6 million, which would expand its digital product offering. Along with debt and a payment equal to the redemption price …

LinkedIn Interested in Buying Monster LinkedIn Interested in Buying Monster
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Reuters is reporting that “people familiar with the matter” have told them LinkedIn, the popular social network devoted to professional networking, may be interested in purchasing Monster Worldwide, the company that owns the job search websites monster.com and hotjobs.com. In …

Evernote Acquires Penultimate Evernote Acquires Penultimate

Digital note-taking company Evernote has just acquired Penultimate, the iPad handwriting application, according to the Cocoa Box company blog, maker of said app. Evernote has recently been in the news after raising $70 million in its fourth round of funding …

LinkedIn Acquires Document Presentation Startup SlideShare LinkedIn Acquires Document Presentation Startup SlideShare
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LinkedIn, the popular professional networking social network, today announced that it will soon acquire SlideShare, a startup that hosts documents and presentations for sharing and display on the web. The company will be purchased for approximately $118.75 million, in a …

Zillow to Acquire RentJuice Rental Services Zillow to Acquire RentJuice Rental Services

Zilllow announced today that they have entered into an agreement to acquire RentJuice Corporation. RentJuice offers software solutions to landlords, property managers, and rental brokers. The deal gives Zillow users better, more professional tools for engaging the renters market. Zillow …

Salesforce acquires Collaborative Text Editor Stypi Salesforce acquires Collaborative Text Editor Stypi

We’ve learned today that Stypi will be acquired by Salesforce.com, an enterprise cloud computing company. Their goal is helping businesses communicate and collaborate with customers in a safe and easy way. Stypi is a company that can help Salesforce add …

Intuit to Acquire Demandforce for $423.5 Million Intuit to Acquire Demandforce for $423.5 Million

Intuit Inc. announced a plan to acquire Demandforce, a company which helps small business automate marketing and other communications. With Demandforce comes their software as a service (SAAS) application which is already used by thousands of small business customers. The …

Facebook Buys Tagtile, a Marketing Solutions Company Facebook Buys Tagtile, a Marketing Solutions Company

Facebook has extended its shopping spree by buying Tagtile, a loyalty and direct marketing solutions designer for businesses. Tagtile is the second company Facebook has bought this week. It bought social photo-sharing mobile app company Instagram on Monday. Tagtile is …

Cisco to Acquire Israeli video service NDS Cisco to Acquire Israeli video service NDS

Cisco announced today that it plans to acquire NDS Group Ltd., a video software and content security provider. Cisco makes the acquisition to complement Videoscape, their platform that allows service providers to deliver next-gen videos. The company will shell out …

Shutterfly Soars with Pending Kodak Gallery Acquisition Shutterfly Soars with Pending Kodak Gallery Acquisition

After buying TinyPrints last year for $300 million, Shutterfly is about to acquire parts of Kodak’s online photo service for $23.8 million dollars. Kodak is parting out its Gallery after filing for bankruptcy. The agreement will transfer U.S. and Canadian …

Better Homes & Gardens Acquires All Recipes.Com Better Homes & Gardens Acquires All Recipes.Com

“The acquisition of Allrecipes.com, the market leader in the digital food space, significantly enhances our leading consumer and advertiser proposition,” says Steve Lacy, Meredith Corporation Chairman and CEO, who just purchased the #1 digital food service, Allrecipes.com. “It more than …

Like.com Announces Acquisition by Google
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Rumors surfaced recently that Google was buying Like.com. Those rumors have now been confirmed, as Like.com has announced the news on their site. Founder and CEO Munjal Shah writes:

StumbleUpon Becomes Its Own Company Again

First there were the acquisition rumors, then the acquisition. Then there were the sale rumors.

Yahoo Indexes IndexTools For Acquisition

Web analytics firm IndexTools goes to Yahoo in a purchase that will augment Yahoo’s strategies for promoting its advertising business to clients.

T-Mobile May Dial Up Sprint Acquisition

A weakened dollar and a sub-$7 share price combined to drive rumors of T-Mobile possibly buying troubled wireless provider Sprint-Nextel.

World Reacts To Microsoft-Yahoo Surprise
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Generally speaking, stories about Yahoo don’t have many exclamation marks – we’ve learned to drop ‘em from the company’s name.  Exclamation marks are appearing all over the place, however, following the exciting news of Microsoft’s acquisition offer.

News Corp-LinkedIn Acquisition Rumors Myth?
So perhaps the News Corp-LinkedIn acquisition rumors are a myth anyway: Link: TechCrunch UK ? Blog Archive ? Who needs LinkedIn when you have MySpace?.
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