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BlackBerry ‘Agrees’ to a $4.7bn Sale to Fairfax

Troubled smartphone maker BlackBerry has agreed a deal that will see it sold to a consortium led by its largest shareholder for $4.7 billion. The Canadian firm, which has its European headquarters in the UK, said it had signed a letter of intent agreement under which a consortium to be led by Fairfax Financial Holdings… Read More »

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Millennial Media Acquires Jumptap: How Will It Affect You?

On August 13th, veteran mobile advertising network Millennial Media acquired privately-held, Boston-based Jumptap in what’s been described as a ‘predominantly stock transaction.’ Both companies share a prominent role in the mobile advertising industry, so now that Jumptap have been snatched up by Millennial Media, what does this actually mean for you? Millennial Media has been… Read More »

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Twitter to buy mobile ad exchange MoPub

In what is set to be the largest deal in its history, Twitter Inc. has agreed to acquire mobile-advertising exchange startup MoPub Inc., in a deal that adds real-time bidding to the microblogging service’s ad platform. According to reports, Twitter paid about $350 million in stock for MoPub. The deal was disclosed in blog postings… Read More »

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Microsoft to buy Nokia handset business for $7.2B

On Monday, Microsoft Corp announced its intention to buy Nokia Oyj’s phone business and license its patents for 5.44 billion euros ($7.2 billion), making its boldest foray yet into mobile devices. The sale of Nokia’s phone business marks the exit of a 150-year-old company that once dominated the global cellphone market and remains one of… Read More »

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Microsoft in talks to buy stake in start-up Foursquare

Microsoft Corp is in talks with social networking company Foursquare about a possible investment, Bloomberg reported on Thursday. The talks are at an advanced stage, but Foursquare is also talking to other potential partners, the report said of the company whose users can “check in” to locations they are visiting and share relevant tips. “This… Read More »

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Yahoo! highest in 2013 YTD acquisitions

It seems that the appointment of Marissa Mayer as the president and CEO of Yahoo! on July 16, 2012 has brought about numerous and possibly positive changes towards the multinational internet corporation. Yahoo! has been purchasing a number of start-up IT firms, the latest being Rockmelt on 2nd august 2013. Among the many acquisitions are… Read More »

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Apple Upgrades Nigerian Map App Hopstop Days After Acquisition

Apple recently inked a deal to acquire HopStop.com, an online city transit guide from a Nigerian tech entrepreneur, Chinedu Echeruo, who is also its founder. The company was founded in 2005 as a mobile application that offers door-to-door transit, walking, biking, and taxi directions thus helping people get directions to subway stations and bus stops… Read More »

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Apple acquires Toronto-based startup Locationary

Apple has acquired Locationary, a Toronto-based startup that organizes data on local businesses for an undisclosed amount. Apple which confirmed the deal on Friday, describes the small Canadian startup as a Wikipedia for local business listings. The company maintains a database of continuously updated business listings by pooling crowdsourced data with business-provided data. By synchronizing… Read More »

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