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Google buys polling startup Polar to bolster Google+

Search giant adds to the team working on its social network. That includes the startup's founder, who wrote the book "Mobile First," which has become a Silicon Valley mantra.

By 12 September 2014

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Google buys cloud-based special-effects startup Zync

The search giant is bolstering its cloud service offerings by adding a company whose technology was used on films like "Star Trek: Into Darkness" and "Looper."

By 27 August 2014

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Google acquires image-recognition startup Jetpac

Jetpac's City Guides app offers personalized recommendations based on photo attributes like smiles, lipsticks, and blue skies. Google has other plans, though: the app will disappear in a month.

By 18 August 2014

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Yahoo acquires startup Zofari to bolster local search

With its latest purchase, Yahoo looks to strengthen its local-recommendation chops.

By 13 August 2014

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Singaporean startup launches free VoIP for 2G

The Nanu app plays sponsored ads before a call, letting users make free calls to other app users, as well as landlines and mobiles not using the app.

By 6 August 2014

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Twitter acquires password security startup Mitro

The social network buys Mitro and lets it keep operating as is -- the only change is now the startup's code will be open source.

By 1 August 2014

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Sky looks to the next generation of TV, backs Oculus Rift startup

A major British broadcaster has invested in a Silicon Valley virtual reality startup developing the next generation of entertainment.

By 30 July 2014

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YouTube music chief leaving for undisclosed startup

Chris LaRosa, the product manager in charge of Google's music platform on YouTube, is the second person to leave that post in the past year.

By 24 July 2014

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Yahoo buys startup RayV to bolster online video streaming

The Internet portal shores up the technology behind its aggressive push into the online media scrum.

By 12 July 2014

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Google creates $100M fund to back European startups

The Big G's investment arm Google Ventures is sending $100m to Europe to fund the next Spotify, Soundcloud or Skype.

By 10 July 2014