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Skype to acquire Qik

01/06/2011, Skype seems to be going from strength to strength. After the VoIP company recently updated its iOS app to support video chat, the company has announced that it has entered a definitive agreement to acquire Qik, the popular provider of mobile video...

Microsoft to acquire California-based start-up Canesta

11/01/2010, Microsoft has flexed their financial muscles yet again, and will be looking to bring Canesta from California into their fold. Why so, you ask? Well, Canesta is a leader in 3D sensing technology for starters, owning 44 patents which represent the...

Rumor: Apple Looking To Acquire Spotify

10/26/2010, Apple seems to be in the news almost every day and after rumor was going around claiming that Apple might be interested in acquiring Sony, word is now that Apple and Spotify are in the midst of negotiations for an acquisition. From what we heard, Apple...

Sony Shares Spike On Rumors Of An Acquisition By Apple

10/26/2010, Rumors have an interesting way of affecting share prices and Sony’s share value jumped as much as three percent in Japan after a rumor began to circulate that Apple was considering buying out the company with some of its mouth-watering $51 billion...

Second Life Acquisition Rumors Surface Again

10/21/2010, It was earlier rumored that Microsoft had already acquired or was in the process of acquiring Linden Lab, the company behind the popular virtual reality game, Second Life. While there hasn’t been any official confirmation from either party of such a...

Motorola Acquires Web App Developer North 280 For $20M

08/25/2010, Motorola has just acquired web-app developer, 280 North. The deal, rumored to cost about $20 million, will give the company access to the programming platform known as Cappuccino which aims to simplify the creation of deeper web apps. Motorola has stated...

Is Intel Thinking Of Acquiring Infineon?

05/17/2010, Rumor is going around that Infineon might be considering selling its cellular chipset business to Intel. Apparently Intel is quite interested in getting into the mobile chip business. That being said, Infineon CEO, Peter Bauer, has been described as being...

Apple Purchases Mobile Assistant App Siri

04/29/2010, We weren’t joking when we said that there is an acquisition by either Google or Apple almost every other week, and hot on the heels of Google’s acquisition of LabPixies, Apple has just acquired Siri, a company that makes a virtual assistant...

Google Acquires Widget Creator LabPixies

04/27/2010, It seems that there is an acquisition by Google or Apple every other week, and now it’s Google’s turn. The search engine giant has just snapped up LabPixies, the company that Google works with to create many of the widgets on its personalized...

Rumor: Apple Planning To Acquire ARM For $8bn?

04/21/2010, This is still very much a rumor at this point in time, so we’d suggest you take it with a pinch of salt. Word is going around the ARM Holdings, the company behind the popular ARM processors, could be acquired by Apple for around $8 billion dollars....

Research In Motion Snaps Up Software Developer Viigo

03/27/2010, It seems that acquisitions are in the air, and following Nokia’s acquisition of Novarra, RIM has also snapped up Viigo, a Toronto-based company that has been working together with RIM for some time now. Viigo’s most popular product is its News...