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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 July 31, 2014

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Twitter acquires Madbits for 'deep learning' skills

The microblogging platform snaps up Madbits, a startup focused on computer vision and dynamic search technology.

By July 30, 2014

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Zillow to acquire Trulia for $3.5B in stock

If approved, the online real estate brands will live on separately but offer combined home listings for prospective buyers.

By July 28, 2014

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LinkedIn acquires alerts service Newsle

Technology notifies users about articles or blog items written about a person they're interested in.

By July 14, 2014

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Nexon acquires minority stake in Gears of War designer's new games company

Cliff Bleszinski's new studio, Boss Key Productions, will be rolling out its first free-to-play title through Nexon.

By July 8, 2014

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Google's Nest Labs acquires Dropcam for $555M

In deal independent from Google, smart-device maker buys startup to expand its brand into home security and video monitoring.

By June 20, 2014

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YouTube reportedly to acquire streaming site Twitch for $1B

Deal for video game streaming service is expected to be announced soon, sources tell Variety.

By May 18, 2014

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AT&T to acquire DirecTV for $48.5B in blockbuster deal

Acquisition creates a powerhouse for services in the home, allowing AT&T to pair its own wireless network with DirecTV's satellite TV service.

By May 18, 2014

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Google acquires a taste for Power -- IBM's processors, that is

An effort to license IBM processor designs bears fruit as one of the most powerful computing companies on the Net shows its own server using Big Blue's Power8 chip. That could mean more competitive pressure on Intel.

By April 29, 2014

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Facebook acquires health and fitness tracking app Moves

But the social network promises to keep Moves as a standalone app and not blend the data into its own service.

By April 24, 2014