2237 Results for

buys

Article

Twitter flies TV strategy overseas with 2 buys

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.

By Mar. 31, 2014

Article

Fullscreen buys ScrewAttack gaming-video makers

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.

By Mar. 28, 2014

Video

Verizon buys Intel's TV business

Verizon reaches a deal with the chipmaker, Amazon may ship items before you even order them, and HP brings back Windows 7

By Jan. 21, 2014

Article

Intel buys fitness band maker Basis Science

Intel adds Basis Science, the maker of a high-end fitness tracker, to its stable of wearable devices acquisitions.

By Mar. 25, 2014

Article

Disney buys YouTube network Maker Studios for $500M

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.

By Mar. 11, 2014

Article

Spotify buys music data company Echo Nest

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.

By Mar. 6, 2014

Article

Flipboard buys Zite from CNN to quash a rival

Zite will fade away as a standalone app, as Flipboard folds the rival's recommendation tech into its own news reader.

By Mar. 5, 2014

Article

Beats Music buys entertainment e-marketer Topspin

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.

By Mar. 4, 2014

Article

Apple buys Kinect company for £222m

Apple has bought the company behind Kinect, the sensor technology in the motion-detecting add-on for the Microsoft Xbox.

By Nov. 25, 2013

Article

Microsoft invests $15M in Foursquare, buys location data

With the strategic partnership, the Redmond company plans to improve the contextual awareness of Bing and Windows Phone.

By Feb. 4, 2014