Dropbox Will Acquire DocSend

Dropbox has announced it will acquire DocSend, the secure document sharing and analytics service.

Google Closes Fitbit Deal

Google has closed its Fitbit deal, despite investigations and concerns over potential privacy and antitrust implications.

Trouble in Paradise? Cisco Sues to Keep Acacia Deal Alive

Cisco has sued Acacia to keep its $2.6 billion acquisition deal alive after Acacia tried to back out.

Twitter Buys Breaker, the Social Podcasting App

Twitter has bought Breaker, bringing the social podcasting app in-house at a time when podcasting is more popular than ever.

Google Buying Tech Startup Pointy To Help Businesses List Inventory Online

Google is doubling down on its efforts to make inroads in the retail market, with its latest planned acquisition aimed at helping brick and mortar businesses list their inventory online. Pointy is a Dublin, Ireland-based tech startup that specializes in…

Analyst Believes Microsoft Could Buy Salesforce

According to Business Insider (BI), Piper Sandler analyst Brent Bracelin is predicting Microsoft could buy Salesforce if it became available. Earlier reports by RBC Capital Markets predicted that Google may buy Salesforce in an effort to leapfrog Microsoft in the…

Square Acquires Weebly for $365 Million, Aims to Be a One-Stop Solution for eCommerce Businesses

Digital payments company Square has announced plans to acquire Weebly for approximately $365 million in cash and stock. The purchase was in line with Square’s objective to provide a cohesive solution to entrepreneurs in running their businesses across all channels.…

Twitter Is Buying Gnip To Make Data More Accessible

Twitter announced on Tuesday that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Gnip, a social data provider that’s been a Twitter partner for quite some time. Twitter says Gnip has played a “crucial role” in collecting and digesting Twitter’s…

Dell Acquires Analytics Company StatSoft

Dell today announced that it has acquired StatSoft, an analytics solutions company that specialized in predictive analytics software, data mining, and data visualization. According to Dell’s announcement the acquisition will put StatSoft and its experts into Dell’s big data division,…

Google To Sell Motorola Mobility To Lenovo [Report]

In 2013, it looked like Google-owned Motorola Mobility had finally hit its stride with the release of the Moto X and Moto G. Despite the success of these two phones, Google is already selling the company. TechCrunch is reporting that…

Roomba Vacuum to be Acquired Next by Google?

We may have been a little off with the high-tech expectancies of The Year 2000, but with the introduction of iRobot’s Roomba Cleaner, we’ve gotten a little closer to that grand Jetsons Lifestyle we’ve all been waiting for. Accompanied by…

Apple Acquires Kinect Developer PrimeSense

Back in July, it was rumored that Apple was purchasing PrimeSense – the company behind the original Kinect for Xbox 360. Those rumors went unconfirmed for almost six months, but both companies have finally come clean regarding their relationship. Reuters…

Google, Cisco Could Make Offers For BlackBerry

BlackBerry’s last-ditch effort to stay relevant in the smartphone industry with its BlackBerry 10 devices has failed, and the company is now for sale. Investors led by FairFax Financial Holdings announced last month that they will be raising money for…

Blackberry Losses Equate to $965 Million Deficit

The past few years have been a gradual decline for Canadian wireless company, Blackberry Limited. However, the past couple weeks have accelerated the rate of the company’s demise. Due to relentless pressure from prominent competitors, Apple and Samsung, along with…

Microsoft Explains The Rationale Behind Its Nokia Purchase

By now, it’s no secret that Microsoft is purchasing Nokia’s Devices and Services business. With the purchase, Microsoft will integrate Nokia’s hardware business into its own to help push Windows Phone 8 forward. The market isn’t being too kind on…

Microsoft’s Nokia Purchase Is Causing Another Organizational Shuffle

Early this morning, Microsoft announced its intention to purchase Nokia’s Devices and Services business for $5 billion. It also paid $2.18 billion to license Nokia’s patents. It’s a deal that many are surprised didn’t come sooner, but Microsoft may have…

ARM Buys Internet of Things Company Sensinode Oy

Semiconductor company ARM this week announced that it has acquired Sensinode Oy, a software company focused on “Internet of Things” products. The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the coming phase of the internet in which a variety of products…

AT&T to Buy Leap Wireless For $1.2 Billion

AT&T this week announced that it intends to acquire Leap Wireless for $15 per share – nearly $1.2 billion. The deal will give AT&T ownership of Leap’s licenses, network, and stores. AT&T will also get over 5 million subscribers, edging…

$21.6 Billion Sprint-SoftBank Merger is Now Complete

Sprint Nextel shareholders recently voted overwhelmingly to approve a proposed merger between Sprint and SoftBank. Earlier this week, the deal cleared one final hurdle with the unanimous decision by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to approve the merger. Today,…

Sprint’s Clearwire Acquisition is Complete

Last December, Sprint Nextel announced that it intended to pay $2.2 billion to fully acquire the portion of telecom company Clearwire that it did not already own. Today, Sprint announced that the transaction is finally complete. Clearwire shareholders approved the…