Computing giant Dell has taken over cloud computing company Wyse Technology to increase and develop its desktop virtualization presentation. The terms and details of the buyout were not disclosed.
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Christmas may have passed us. But as a gift from this festive season, Google has acquired more than 200 patents from IBM. These patents cover a wide range of technologies, including server backup, e-commerce, email management, recovery and tuning, instant messaging, database tuning, advertising, online calendaring and mobile Web page display.
Facebook has a new rival born. This Wednesday, Tagged acquired the online community, Hi5. While the financial terms of this deal are undisclosed, it is believed that both San Francisco-based start-up firms will be operating as separate brands. With this move, Tagged aims to bridge the gap between the 230 million users of Hi5 and [...]
From now on, if you want to catch your favorite Disney videos, just log on to the popular video hosting channel Youtube.
India is adopting digital media at a rapid rate. With a rise in consumption of content on mobile platforms, many telecommunication service providers are trying their best to offer the best services to their customers.
Continuing the trend of major Internet based firms buying out smaller companies, LinkedIn has acquired the search engine start up IndexTank.
Vodafone Essar, one of India’s biggest mobile communications providers has teamed up with global mobile technology solutions developer Myriad Group for bringing in enhanced social networking and SMS services in India.
In a new development, Norwegian browser development firm Opera took over application seller Handster earler today.
The concept of the television being an idiot box can be erased of the page now. At the IFA show at Berlin held earlier this week, a TV set with a pre-installed BitTorrent was presented for demonstration.
Soon, Skype won’t be about one and one calls anymore. In a new development yesterday, Skype announced that they are in talks to buy out group messaging service provider GroupMe.
Just when we thought things could not get bigger after Google +, search engine giant Google took the reigns of controlling the cell phone manufacturer, Motorola. With this move, Google plans to set foot in the plush smartphone market with the help of Motorola’s already established base.
In a new bid to be a favourite among other social networking sites, Google + has teamed up with video sharing giant YouTube in an effort to make live-streaming of videos possible on Google +.
Ad networking company, Specific Media announced on Wednesday their acquisition of social networking site, MySpace. The intriguing part in this story is music artist-cum-actor Justin Timberlake’s stake ownership in MySpace.
According to reports by Wall Street Journal, Microsoft’s is on the brink of the largest acquisition in the digital industry by purchasing Skype for $8 billion.
As per the grapevine and some sources, the news that is rife is regarding the acquisition of SoSasta.com by the daily deals major, GroupOn. It is believed that GroupOn Inc has acquired the Kolkata-based group’s website in a bid to raise $950 million in funding.
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