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Akamai acquires digital content delivery specialist VeriVue in cash transaction

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Internet content delivery network company Akamai today announced that it has acquired VeriVue in an all-cash transaction. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Akamai expects the deal to boost its ‘Aura Network Solutions’ and accelerate the time-to-market in providing a licensed digital content delivery network solution for...
Akamai acquires digital content delivery specialist VeriVue in cash transaction

Lithium Technologies Picks Up Scout Labs For $20+ Million

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Scout Labs, a startup that lets brand owners track what’s being said about them on new and social sites, has been acquired by Lithium Technologies in a stock and cash transaction, we’ve confirmed from multiple sources. We believe the purchase price is $20 million – $25 million. We first covered...
Lithium Technologies Picks Up Scout Labs For $20+ Million
AT&T to acquire Alltel for $780 million

GoPago’s line-skipping mobile payment system launches in San Francisco

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As we’ve mentioned before, the key to mobile payments isn’t in providing an alternative to a credit card swipe or a cash transaction. It’s in providing additional value that you can’t get right now from existing payments. That’s what makes GoPago an interesting player to watch in what is fast...
GoPago’s line-skipping mobile payment system launches in San Francisco

Akamai Acquires Website Performance Company Blaze Software

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After scooping up rival Cotendo for $268 million recently, content delivery and web services giant Akamai is making another acquisition today—Blaze Software. Blaze’s technology helps accelerate speed of Websites, and optimizes load times while cutting bandwidth costs. Financial details of the dealn were not disclosed except that it was an...
Akamai Acquires Website Performance Company Blaze Software

Continuing Its Cloud Buying Spree, CA Is Acquiring Nimsoft

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CA today announced that it is acquiring privately held Nimsoft, which makes performance and availability monitoring software, in an all cash transaction valued at $350 million. According to CA, Nimsoft will help it better serve “emerging enterprises” (read smaller businesses) adopting cloud computing solutions. According to a statement from CA:...
Continuing Its Cloud Buying Spree, CA Is Acquiring Nimsoft

A European exit quantified: Citrix paid approximately $53 million for Podio

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Citrix recently acquired Podio, the Copenhagen-based startup behind a social, cloud-based collaboration software platform with the same name. The terms were kept under wraps at the time of the announcement, but it turns out the purchase price was diligently disclosed by Citrix in a recent public SEC filing. It doesn’t...
A European exit quantified: Citrix paid approximately $53 million for Podio

LearnVest For iPhone Lets You Access Your Personal Finances On The Go

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As promised last month, LearnVest, a startup which recently expanded its focus from teaching women to become more financially savvy to teaching entire households to so, is now available on mobile. Today, the company is officially debuting its iOS application in the App Store, which will allow users to sign up, budget,...
LearnVest For iPhone Lets You Access Your Personal Finances On The Go

Priceline.com acquiring travel company KAYAK for $1.8B in a deal that includes $500M in cash

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The price saving website Priceline.com is acquiring travel company KAYAK for $500M in cash and $1.3 billion in equity and assumed stock options. The sale puts the value of KAYAK at $1.8B, which prices its stock at $40 per share. Priceline.com Incorporated (NASDAQ: PCLN) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement...
Priceline.com acquiring travel company KAYAK for $1.8B in a deal that includes $500M in cash
Microsoft to take $6.2 billion charge following failed aQuantive acquisition

Nokia: One more time, Microsoft isn’t buying us

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Nokia has again flatly denied that Microsoft intends to either purchase an equity stake in the company or take it over outright. Speculation has been continuous on the matter since the two companies extensive, and expensive partnership was first announced. Microsoft currently pays Nokia some $250 million a quarter to...
Nokia: One more time, Microsoft isn’t buying us

Flash storage mania — EMC buys XtremIO, eyes turn toward Violin

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This just in: EMC has confirmed it has acquired XtremIO, as previously reported. Press release below. EMC acquires Flash storage pioneer XtremIO XtremIO’s all-Flash, scale-out, enterprise storage architecture was designed to leverage Flash memory. XtremIO technology to complement the range of EMC Flash-based systems and software stemming from EMC’s early...
Flash storage mania — EMC buys XtremIO, eyes turn toward Violin

Tata to acquire French IT services company Alti

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Tata Consultancy Services is to acquire French IT services company Alti in a bid to increase its presence in the European market.India's largest outsourcer said in a filing Tuesday to the Bombay Stock Exchange that it has signed definitive agreements to acquire 100 percent of the equity in privately-held...
Tata to acquire French IT services company Alti

With Key New Hire & Acquisition, YC-Backed Loyalty Card Startup FiveStars Readies Nationwide Expansion

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FiveStars, the loyalty card solution originally launched out of Y Combinator’s Winter 2011 class, and now backed by $14 million in outside funding, is announcing a key new hire in its quest to expand the business nationwide: Pat Eastburn, formerly VP of sales for AT&T Interactive (now YP Holdings), will...
With Key New Hire & Acquisition, YC-Backed Loyalty Card Startup FiveStars Readies Nationwide Expansion

Intuit Acquires Healthcare Software Company Medfusion For $91 Million

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Business software company Intuit has announced the acquisition of healthcare communications software company Medfusion. The cash transaction is valued at approximately $91 million. The transaction is expected to close during the fourth quarter of Intuit’s fiscal year 2010. Intuit plans to integrate Medfusion into its Quicken Health solutions. Intuit says...
Intuit Acquires Healthcare Software Company Medfusion For $91 Million
TABLE: The Solution That Will Lead The Mobile Payments Revolution
It's official: Dell gives money back to shareholders, goes private
Disney buys Lucasfilm, plans to release 'Star Wars: Episode 7' in 2015

Disney Buys Lucasfilm for $4 Billion (DIS)

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Disney announced today it will buy Lucasfilm for $4 billion in cash and stock. George Lucas, the creator of the Star Wars franchise and CEO of Lucasfilm, owns 100% of the company.  Even better: A new Star Wars movie, Episode VII, will debut in 2015. Two more movies will launch...
Disney Buys Lucasfilm for $4 Billion (DIS)

HomeAway Buys Spanish Vacation Rentals Site Top Rural

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HomeAway has acquired Top Rural S.L., which offers vacation rentals in France, Spain, Italy and Portugal. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, except that it was an all-cash transaction. HomeAway will provide more details during its first-quarter earnings report on April 24....
HomeAway Buys Spanish Vacation Rentals Site Top Rural

Mint.com Now Tracks Cash and Pending Transactions

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The personal finance web app at Mint.com has added the option to manually enter cash or check transactions — one of the features most frequently requested by its users:When you enter in a cash transaction, you can opt to have the site count that amount as part of the...
Mint.com Now Tracks Cash and Pending Transactions
TABLE: Why Card Readers Will Lead The Mobile Payments Revolution

With Dell Buyout Poised to Be Announced Today, the Bromance Between Microsoft and Silver Lake Gets Serious

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Of all the complex aspects of the $23 billion leveraged buyout that is set to take PC maker Dell private — which sources said is likely to be announced sometime early today — one of the more interesting parts of the mega-deal is the evolving relationship between software giant...
With Dell Buyout Poised to Be Announced Today, the Bromance Between Microsoft and Silver Lake Gets Serious

Warner Music's $765m Parlophone acquisition clears a major hurdle with European Commission clearance

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Warner Music Group’s (WMG) acquisition of iconic UK label Parlophone has just edged one step closer, with the news that the deal has been cleared by the European Commission (EC). News of the proposed acquisition was first announced by WMG back in February, with the $765 million all-cash transaction expected...
Warner Music's $765m Parlophone acquisition clears a major hurdle with European Commission clearance
Avvo sells off health business to HealthTap, will focus on growing legal side
PlayPhone buys mobile marketing firm SocialHour for $51.5M (exclusive)
Kayak, That Travel Site You Love, Purchased for $1.8B by Captain Kirk's Priceline

New York Times sells About.com to IAC for $300M

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While we previously heard that Answers.com was a likely buyer for About.com, today the New York Times announced that it has sold the site to Barry Diller’s IAC conglomerate. Release below, refresh for updates. NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 26, 2012– The New York Times Company (NYSE: NYT) has entered into an...
New York Times sells About.com to IAC for $300M

Where Hollywood And Tech Collide: Disney To Buy 'Star Wars' Maker Lucasfilm For $4.05 Billion

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The worlds of Hollywood, tech, and gaming are getting cozier than ever. The latest evidence of this came this afternoon, with the announcement that entertainment juggernaut Walt Disney Company will buy Lucasfilm, the film production company best known for making the Star Wars series, in a cash-and-stock deal worth $4.05...
Where Hollywood And Tech Collide: Disney To Buy 'Star Wars' Maker Lucasfilm For $4.05 Billion

Q&A with Pivotal Labs’ Edward Hieatt on the EMC Acquisition: ‘We’re Committed to Working with Startups’

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Mr. Hieatt Pivotal Labs finally made the news official yesterday: the pioneering agile development consultancy known for its influence on startups like Twitter and Square would be acquired by EMC Corporation, a publicly-traded corporation with a market cap of $59 billion that manufactures and sells cloud and storage hardware and...
Q&A with Pivotal Labs’ Edward Hieatt on the EMC Acquisition: ‘We’re Committed to Working with Startups’
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