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SoFi Buys Teams From Mortgage Startup Clara

Social Finance Inc. has acquired the engineering and product teams of mortgage startup Clara Lending, bolstering the financial technology company’s offerings beyond student-loan refinancing, according to people familiar with the matter. Anthony Noto, who has served as Twitter’s COO since 2014 will now become was Twitter’s Become SoFi CEO. In just over six years, SoFi… Read More »

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Ford Acquires Two More Startups In Mobility Push

Ford Motor is acquiring two software startups and restructuring its two-year-old transportation subsidiary, Ford Smart Mobility, as it continues a strategy to expand beyond its traditional business of making and selling cars. The giant car manufacturer purchased Autonomic and TransLoc, and conducted a major reshuffling of its mobility-services group. Autonomic is a cloud-services startup that… Read More »

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Deloitte buys cloud management startup ATADATA

Deloitte subsidiary Deloitte Digital announced this week that it acquired Atlanta-based ATADATA, makers of a cloud platform that maps, migrates and manages workloads in both on-premise and cloud environments. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. ATADATA is known for its cloud management and automation platform named ATAsphere. According to Deloitte, the platform will expand… Read More »

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Amazon acquires Cambridge-based cybersecurity firm Sqrrl

Amazon’s cloud business has acquired cybersecurity start-up Sqrrl, making it the second Boston-area startup to get scooped up by the Seattle tech giant in as many months. The Information reported that Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon Web Services, the cloud infrastructure subsidiary of Amazon, citing multiple sources familiar with the deal. Terms of the… Read More »

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Facebook acquires biometric ID verification startup

Facebook has acquired a Boston-based identity verification startup named Confirm that specializes in remotely verifying IDs like drivers licenses. The startup offers an application programming interface (API) that helps verify government-issued identification cards.   Confirm, which was founded in 2015, announced the news in a note on its website. The note said that Confirm’s “current… Read More »

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Uber Eats acquires food delivery startup Ando

According to TechCrunch, Ando, the delivery-only restaurant started by David Chang last year, has been acquired by Uber Eats. The startup will cease delivery of its gooey cheesesteak sandwiches and crunchy chicken fingers in New York City (its only service location) as it begins to merge with the ride-hail giant’s food delivery service. “Starting Jan… Read More »

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Payroll giant ADP acquires worker management startup WorkMarket

Payroll automation giant ADP has acquired a well-funded startup called WorkMarket Inc. in a deal announced on Monday. New York-based WorkMarket provides a platform through which a company can centrally manage contractors and the other segments of its talent pool. At the core of the service is a task assignment mechanism that automatically identifies personnel with… Read More »

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French e-commerce company Akeneo buys Israeli AI startup Sigmento

On Thursday, French e-commerce company Akeneo announced it had acquired Sigmento, an Israeli startup that uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to help online vendors better describe their products. Akeneo, which has raised $15 million to date in venture capital funding, has developed open source product information management software that increases the amount of data that it is possible… Read More »

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Google Acquires UK startup Redux that turns screens into speakers

Alphabet, the umbrella corporation of Google, Inc. etc., has quietly acquired a UK-based startup called Redux, reports Bloomberg. Redux was founded in 2013 out of Cambridge, and built technology that uses vibrations to turn surfaces of phones or tablets into speakers or provide haptic feedback. According to filings, Google took control of the startup back… Read More »

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Apple Acquires Canadian Startup a BuddyBuild

Apple has acquired BuddyBuild a small Canadian company that helps developers build and test mobile apps. Buddybuild offers tools for developers that are designed to let them quickly and easily build apps through GitHub, BitBucket, or GitLab. The entire Buddybuild team will be joining the Xcode engineering group at Apple to “build amazing developer tools… Read More »

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