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09.17.12
Google acquires iOS photo app Snapseed
09.17.12

Google acquires iOS photo app Snapseed

Snapseed is a popular iOS photography app around here at TUAW -- not only have we spotlighted i...

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09.11.12
Beat the Traffic acquired by Weather Network owners
09.11.12

Beat the Traffic acquired by Weather Network owners

Beat the Traffic is a popular third-party navigation app. I've used it quite a few times to nav...

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10.29.11
Apple reportedly acquires C3 Technologies, iOS Maps overhaul on the horizon?
10.29.11

Apple reportedly acquires C3 Technologies, iOS Maps overhaul on the horizon?

Last we saw of C3 Technologies' 3D mapping software it was making an appearance on Sony Ericsson's X...

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09.25.11
Texas Instruments wraps up purchase of National Semiconductor
09.25.11

Texas Instruments wraps up purchase of National Semiconductor

In April, Texas Instruments announced its intention to snatch up National Semiconductor for a cool $...

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09.08.11
Google acquires Zagat: good news for foodies, bad news for Yelp?
09.08.11

Google acquires Zagat: good news for foodies, bad news for Yelp?

Long before Yelp, there was Zagat -- a point-based restaurant rating guide, compiled from the bes...

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04.05.11
Texas Instruments to acquire National Semiconductor for $6.5 billion in cash money
04.05.11

Texas Instruments to acquire National Semiconductor for $6.5 billion in cash money

As the saying goes, everything's bigger in Texas, and that includes Texas Instruments' (TI) share of...

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03.18.11
Vimpelcom moves forward with $6 billion Wind Mobile merger, intends to hurdle regulatory snags
03.18.11

Vimpelcom moves forward with $6 billion Wind Mobile merger, intends to hurdle regulatory snags

If you thought Verizon Wireless and Alltel's marriage underwent a good bit of scrutiny, you'll soon...

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03.07.11
Western Digital drops $4.3 billion to acquire Hitachi GST, enter staring contest with Seagate
03.07.11

Western Digital drops $4.3 billion to acquire Hitachi GST, enter staring contest with Seagate

Yow. Western Digital -- the company responsible for shipping the planet's first 1TB 2.5-inch hard d...

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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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