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05.12.15
Verizon is buying AOL for $4.4 billion
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Verizon is buying AOL for $4.4 billion

AOL, Engadget's parent company, has just been acquired by Verizon for $4.4 billion, or around $50...

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03.11.15
Jay Z's bid to buy a Spotify competitor is back on (update: done!)
03.11.15

Jay Z's bid to buy a Spotify competitor is back on (update: done!)

You might be expecting a riff on one of Jay Z's lyrics to preface the news that stockholders have...

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01.22.15
Pre-orders for Marvel Heroes' Winter Soldier are now open
01.22.15

Pre-orders for Marvel Heroes' Winter Soldier are now open

After years of being mostly notable for being supposedly dead, Bucky Barnes turns out to have actua...

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01.13.15
Why did Tinder just buy a photo-messaging app?
01.13.15

Why did Tinder just buy a photo-messaging app?

Strangely, for an app that's all about appearances, Tinder has never allowed its users to directly...

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12.11.14
Oculus is buying a company that brings hands into virtual reality
12.11.14

Oculus is buying a company that brings hands into virtual reality

Right now, the term "virtual reality" still means "headset" for most people. What we should really t...

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12.05.14
Nordic acquires adventure games from Awesomenauts publisher
12.05.14

Nordic acquires adventure games from Awesomenauts publisher

Nordic Games continued its spending spree today, picking up a few properties from Awesomenauts publ...

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11.06.14
Microsoft completes acquisition of Minecraft studio
11.06.14

Microsoft completes acquisition of Minecraft studio

Microsoft has successfully acquired Minecraft developer Mojang, completing a $2.5 billion purchase...

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11.01.14
Nordic officially purchases de Blob series from THQ
11.01.14

Nordic officially purchases de Blob series from THQ

Over a year and a half after it won dozens of intellectual properties in THQ's back catalog auction...

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10.30.14
It's official: Lenovo owns Motorola
10.30.14

It's official: Lenovo owns Motorola

The cash has been handed over, the contracts are signed and the lawyers are sipping champagne, whi...

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