The social network purchases Mesagraph and SecondSync as it looks to standardize a TV rating system and port its TV vision to the rest of the world.
Fullscreen, one of YouTube's biggest multichannel networks, snaps up the gaming-video outfit, marking the first takeover that brings new-media video creators directly into the company's fold.
Verizon reaches a deal with the chipmaker, Amazon may ship items before you even order them, and HP brings back Windows 7
Intel adds Basis Science, the maker of a high-end fitness tracker, to its stable of wearable devices acquisitions.
Shareholders in YouTube programmer Maker Studios will get a total consideration of $500 million, and can earn up to $450 million by hitting performance targets.
The streaming music service buys a company behind a savvy music-intelligence technology, which will not only power recommendations and playlists for Spotify but also give it a new revenue stream.
Zite will fade away as a standalone app, as Flipboard folds the rival's recommendation tech into its own news reader.
CEO Ian Rogers brings the direct-to-consumer marketing and ticketing company he ran for more than four years into the fold of the recently launched subscription-music service he now leads.
Apple has bought the company behind Kinect, the sensor technology in the motion-detecting add-on for the Microsoft Xbox.
With the strategic partnership, the Redmond company plans to improve the contextual awareness of Bing and Windows Phone.