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Want cheaper wireless service? Patience is a virtue

CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains how three key phenomena could reshape the wireless industry in the next few years and pave the way for more-affordable mobile services.

By May 24, 2015

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Twitter spent $86M to acquire Periscope, Niche

Regulatory filing reveals a combined cost for the two companies, but nothing specific for the popular live-streaming app Periscope.

By May 11, 2015

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GoPro acquires virtual reality technology company

The camera-maker for adventure enthusiasts buys Kolor to add immersive and interactive 3D video best experienced through virtual reality goggles.

By April 28, 2015

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Sir James Dyson is now the proud owner of an LED lighting company

Dyson has announced plans to acquire his son Jake Dyson's LED solutions company, securing the future of the brand as a family-owned business.

By April 10, 2015

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LinkedIn to acquire online training site Lynda.com for $1.5 billion

In its biggest acquisition yet, LinkedIn will bring Lynda.com's library of online courses to the professional network's 300 million members.

By April 9, 2015

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Creative Commons logo acquired for MoMA exhibition

"This is for Everyone" showcases how the internet has grown into a place of sharing, learning and discovering.

By March 9, 2015

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Google acquires maker of Toontastic storytelling app

The search giant scoops up Launchpad Toys and its popular make-your-own cartoon app for kids, which is now free to all users.

By February 4, 2015

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Amazon, like Sprint, mulls acquiring RadioShack stores

The online retailer might be eyeing the purchases as a way to establish more of a brick-and-mortar presence for itself, according to Bloomberg.

By February 3, 2015

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TripAdvisor acquires maker of personal journal app Rove

By snatching up ZeTrip, which makes the Rove travel log app, TripAdvisor can further expand its offerings beyond search and reviews and keep consumers engaged throughout their trip.

By February 2, 2015

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After Comcast's failed bid, Charter and Time Warner Cable agree to merger

The bulking up of a second giant would shake up the cable industry, which is struggling to keep pay-TV subscribers as all-digital rivals emerge.

By May 26, 2015