Acquisitions

07.01.15
PayPal to buy money-transfer startup Xoom for $890 million
07.01.15

PayPal to buy money-transfer startup Xoom for $890 million

Why PayPal would spend $890 million on old Android tablets is a mystery to us...oh wait

By A. Tarantola,   07.01.15
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01.28.15
Lumines changes hands, returning on iOS and Android
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01.28.15

Lumines changes hands, returning on iOS and Android

Mobcast acquired the Lumines and Meteos properties from Q Entertainment, the Japanese smartphone ga...

By M. Suszek,   01.28.15
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07.23.14
The TUAW Daily Update Podcast for July 23, 2014
07.23.14

The TUAW Daily Update Podcast for July 23, 2014

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get so...

By S. Sande,   07.23.14
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05.29.14
It takes skill to be this wrong about an Apple rumor
05.29.14

It takes skill to be this wrong about an Apple rumor

I've written about some silly Apple rumor articles in the past, but I've never seen a piece get so...

By Mike Wehner,   05.29.14
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05.12.14
Forget headphones, Apple's interest in Beats is about paid music subscriptions
05.12.14

Forget headphones, Apple's interest in Beats is about paid music subscriptions

The rumor mill exploded last week amidst reports that Apple is considering purchasing Beats Elect...

By Y. Heisler,   05.12.14
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05.02.14
How quickly does Apple turn acquisitions into products?
05.02.14

How quickly does Apple turn acquisitions into products?

"Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time, and we generally do not discuss our pu...

By Mike Wehner,   05.02.14
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02.27.14
ProSiebenSat.1 acquires Aeria Games Europe
02.27.14

ProSiebenSat.1 acquires Aeria Games Europe

The European gaming publisher ProSiebenSat.1 just got bigger. Pending approval by the responsible c...

By MJ Guthrie,   02.27.14
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01.13.14
Breaking: Google acquires Nest Labs for $3.2 billion
01.13.14

Breaking: Google acquires Nest Labs for $3.2 billion

Hold on to your hats, folks. We interrupt this otherwise slow news day with some breaking news. Go...

By Y. Heisler,   01.13.14
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01.13.14
Facebook increases focus on 'conversations' with purchase of Branch and Potluck
01.13.14

Facebook increases focus on 'conversations' with purchase of Branch and Potluck

In a move a company spokesperson termed an acqui-hire, today Facebook snapped up the 10 person tea...

By Z. Honig,   01.13.14
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