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George Lucas to build affordable housing in one of the richest parts of America

After residents living near George Lucas' Grady Ranch protested his planned studio into nonexistence, the film magnate made different plans for the land.

By April 19, 2015

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Dyson acquires LED lighting company owned by James Dyson's son

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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Google acquires Firebase to help apps span Android, iOS, Web

Google will continue to offer Firebase's cloud-based synchronization service. It's a new step to making Google's tech foundation more compelling to programmers.

By October 21, 2014

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Twitpic acquired by mystery buyer, will stay in business

Just a week before its planned closure after a trademark battle with Twitter, the image-sharing service has been saved. But it's not sharing the details yet.

By September 18, 2014

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Yahoo acquires platform Luminate to bolster ailing ad business

The Internet giant buys another company, as Alibaba, the Chinese giant in which Yahoo has a large stake, moves closer to its blockbuster IPO.

By September 5, 2014