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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 in a $1 billion IPO valuation, money which they say will be used to “ramp the speed of product improvements, …

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LinkedIn Acquires Document Presentation Startup SlideShare

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 combination of cash and stock. “Presentations are one of the main ways in which professionals capture and share their experiences …

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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 is already a leader in the rental search market and receives about 5 million hits each month. Spencer Rascoff, Zillow …

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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 to their already rich portfolio of enterprise communications solutions. Stypi specializes in online collaboration in source code editing, website copy, …

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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 SAAS model fits very well with intuits current customer support efforts and will go a long way to add value …

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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 service for businesses and customers. Businesses can set up the service using a Tagtile “kit” which comes with a funny-looking …

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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 $5 billion in the deal. Key Points Videoscape is a part of Cisco’s strategy to provide TV experience to PC …

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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 customer accounts to Shutterfly. Current Kodak customers who are in opposition to the transfer can select to opt out of …

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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 doubles the scale of the Meredith Women’s Digital Network, and is expected to drive incremental revenue and profit growth, adding …

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