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11.02.15
Activision buys 'Candy Crush' developer King for $5.9 billion
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Activision buys 'Candy Crush' developer King for $5.9 billion

Now Activision Blizzard owns 'Candy Crush,' 'Call of Duty,' 'World of Warcraft,' Skylanders' and a whole lot more.

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10.05.15
Apple buys an AI startup with eye on better photo management
10.05.15

Apple buys an AI startup with eye on better photo management

Maybe this could make using Photos less frustrating. Maybe.

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06.17.15
Intel buys Recon, makers of the 'Google Glass for fitness'
06.17.15

Intel buys Recon, makers of the 'Google Glass for fitness'

Recon Instruments is famous for two things: building the technology behind Oakley's Airwave and th...

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06.15.15
Investment bank 'confirms' Razer quietly bought OUYA
06.15.15

Investment bank 'confirms' Razer quietly bought OUYA

One of the problems with keeping the news of a recent engagement a secret is that, sometimes, an i...

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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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