Hundreds of millions of people already use the predictive-keyboard app, but Microsoft's real interest lies in its artificial intelligence.
Antitrust officials close six-month investigation, finding no competitive harm coming from a merger of the two online travel-booking companies.
Runkeeper is the latest fitness app to be snapped up by a shoe company.
The beleaguered CEO of the struggling Internet pioneer delivers a "bold" strategic plan. She is cutting jobs, selling patents and real estate, and inviting would-be acquirers to speak up.
It may seem like the hype around virtual and augmented reality technologies couldn't get any bigger. But a new $800 million investment in Magic Leap shows that promise matters more than reality.
Apple has been building prototype headsets that could one day rival Facebook's Oculus Rift or Microsoft's Hololens, according to the Financial Times.
Samsung has a hefty $56 billion in cash, but dividends may not be a priority. For 2015, its investor relations chief says, "our primary objective is growth."
As tech giants try to figure out their place in the future, they're giving more autonomy to founders of companies they've swallowed up.
ZipDial lets consumers make a phone call and then instantly start receiving marketing promotions via text, voice, and app notifications. This is designed to appeal to people with limited or no Internet access.
The purchases bring former Zynga executive Mike Verdu on as an executive ahead of eventual public offering.