All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Acquisition’

Citrix’s Bytemobile Acquisitions Lands Mobile Carriers as Customers

As we reported earlier, Citrix, a cloud-based specialist, has announced their intention to acquire Bytemobile, a video and mobile data solutions provider. The deal will give Citrix a direct line to over 130 mobile carriers in 60 countries around the globe. The decision to acquire Bytemobile was a strategic one as they have been planning to form a new product …

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Citrix Enters Mobile & Video Market with Bytemobile

Cloud business specialist, Citrix has entered into a definitive deal to acquire mobile solutions provider, Bytemobile. The deal will expand Citrix reach by granting them access to 130 mobile operators in 60 countries worldwide. Furthermore, the partnership allows the companies to better capitalize on the growing mobile and could-based networking trends which are growing exponentially everyday. The acquisition builds on …

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Could Twitter be Acquired by Google in Light of Facebook IPO Fallout?

Could Twitter be acquired by Google? It seems like a rather outlandish idea, but thanks to the recent flop by Facebook in their efforts to go public, smaller internet companies like Twitter may find acquisition by an established giant like Google to be an attractive offer. In fact, Google’s mergers and acquisition team has been mulling over the idea for …

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Oracle to Buy Cloud-Based Social Monitor, Collective Intellect

Today, Software-as-a-Service provider, Oracle announce its plans to acquire Collective Intellect, a cloud-based social media monitor. The addition of Collective Intellect will allow Oracle to offer organizations quicker response to media feedback, more specifically targeted advertising, and a chance to generate more leads. Both entities will continue to operate independently, but oracle will directly benefit from the ability to offer …

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Twitter Acquires Nclud for International Facelift

Twitter just acquired some valuable new talent. This morning it was confirmed via Twitter (see tweet below) that indeed they have acquired internet design studio, Nclud. Nclud’s co-founder and director of brand experience Martin Ringlein will be headed out to California to join Twitter at their headquarters as the company’s new design manager. Ringlein and several other employees from the …

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Zillow’s Acquisition of RentJuice is Now Complete

Back in early May, Zillow announced plans to acquire software solutions provider, RentJuice into its real estate business. The plan was to have the deal complete by early July, but today Zillow announced that the acquisition is complete. The deal was negotiated by a third party and cost Zilllow about $40 million in cash. RentJuice brings with it custom designed …

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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 local merchants to manage their business. We’re thrilled to welcome founder Seth Harris and his team to the Groupon family …

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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 Things D, which cites unnamed sources as saying the two companies have agreed to terms of the sale, though the …

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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 investment firm, offered to buy Quest back in March for $2 billion, but Quest has been examining their options. Quest …

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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 group that focuses on user experience and design for Web sites, devices, cars and other promotional materials. They’ve been very …

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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 of its preferred shares, the deal is worth $70.5 million altogether, with shares at $1.092 a piece. R.R. Donnelley’s services …

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LinkedIn Interested in Buying Monster

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 early March, Monster revealed that it would be retaining Stone Key Partners and Bank of America Merrill Lynch to review …

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