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08.04.14
Square just bought a restaurant delivery company
08.04.14

Square just bought a restaurant delivery company

Here's something unexpected: Square -- the company that turned your cell phone into a credit card...

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06.20.14
Nest is acquiring Dropcam for $555 million
06.20.14

Nest is acquiring Dropcam for $555 million

Nest has just announced that it'll be purchasing IP camera company Dropcam for $555 million. Accor...

By N. Lee,   06.20.14
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11.05.13
DropBox buys selling app Sold, generates linguistically nightmarish headlines
11.05.13

DropBox buys selling app Sold, generates linguistically nightmarish headlines

Dropbox has picked up Sold, effectively shuttering the service in its current iteration. For furth...

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10.03.12
Googlerola buys Viewdle, ups Android's augmented reality and face recognition game
10.03.12

Googlerola buys Viewdle, ups Android's augmented reality and face recognition game

From existing tech like Face Unlock and Google Goggles to patent filings and Project Glass, it's c...

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12.02.11
Napster uses up another one of its lives, now fully merged with Rhapsody
12.02.11

Napster uses up another one of its lives, now fully merged with Rhapsody

The last dozen years have been quite the roller coaster ride for the Napster crew. The service,...

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04.30.11
FCC opens floor for public comment on AT&T / T-Mobile deal
04.30.11

FCC opens floor for public comment on AT&T / T-Mobile deal

Since the world's engineers haven't yet come up with a way to read minds over the internet (or at a...

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03.20.11
Sprint critiques proposed AT&T / T-Mobile deal, says buyout would 'dramatically alter' telecom industry
03.20.11

Sprint critiques proposed AT&T / T-Mobile deal, says buyout would 'dramatically alter' telecom industry

This afternoon, AT&T and T-Mobile dedicated a twenty-eight page PDF to convincing regulators th...

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12.04.10
Google acquires speech synthesis outfit Phonetic Arts, plans to use Jack Donaghy's voice for everything
12.04.10

Google acquires speech synthesis outfit Phonetic Arts, plans to use Jack Donaghy's voice for everything

Don't ever knock Google for not reinvesting a little of that cheddar it's stacking in Mountain View....

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07.28.09
Sprint acquires Virgin Mobile USA for a cool $483m
07.28.09

Sprint acquires Virgin Mobile USA for a cool $483m

Remember Virgin Mobile? Sure you do -- not long ago the last-man-standing MVNO snapped up Helio, an...

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