Two major visual effects studios join forces for VR push
The animators behind 'Transformers' acquire their Chinese counterpart.
Apple buys AI firm that detects emotions in facial cues
Apple's acquisition of Emotient hints at devices that understand how you're feeling.
Intel swallows one of its rivals for $16.7 billion
Its acquisition of Altera is now complete.
Chinese-owned Vertu vows to keep making luxury phones in the UK
Despite its new Chinese ownership, Vertu's freshly appointed CEO reassures us that he has no plans to move his manufacturing base out of the UK.
Expedia to pay $3.9 billion for Airbnb competitor HomeAway
Things are heating up in the short-term rental space, with Expedia becoming a direct Airbnb rival.
Redbox owner buys phone trade-in company to get away from DVDs
Redbox's parent company, Outerwall, just bought the phone trade-in firm Gazelle for $18 million.
Vertu's mysterious Chinese buyer has its own secure smartphone OS
Vertu is now in the hands of a Chinese company, and the deal may have something to do with the latter's very own secure smartphone OS. Or is it?
Yota aims for mass-market success after buyout
It's fair to say that the global launch of Yota Device's last E-Ink smartphone didn't quite go to...
Google buys a panorama startup to bolster Street View
Google clearly isn't satisfied with Street View -- it just bought Digisfera, a startup that specializes in epic-scale panoramas and 360-degree shots.