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Meizu Flyme Store surpasses 100 million downloads, now boasts 10,000 apps

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It looks like Apple isn't the only company that has some boasting to do for its app store. Meizu, the company behind the eponymous Meizu MX smartphone and the Flyme OS (based on Android), has just shouted from the figurative rooftops that its Flyme Store has now surpassed 100...
Meizu Flyme Store surpasses 100 million downloads, now boasts 10,000 apps

Sprint CEO eyes more spectrum deals after buying Clearwire

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Sprint CEO Dan Hesse isn't so narrowly focused as to think that the proposed Clearwire acqusition represents the end of the road for spectrum. Far from it: he tells Bloomberg Businessweek that the company is investigating future airwave deals involving companies and government auctions. The Clearwire deal mostly bought...
Sprint CEO eyes more spectrum deals after buying Clearwire

Mobile Ad Network InMobi Continues Buying Spree, Picks Up Metaflow Solutions For App Distribution

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The shopping spree for InMobi continues apace: today the mobile advertising network has announced the acquisition of Metaflow Solutions, a mobile app management and distribution company. Financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed; we’re looking and will update as we learn more. The news comes in the same month that...
Mobile Ad Network InMobi Continues Buying Spree, Picks Up Metaflow Solutions For App Distribution

Google springs for .lol, .youtube domains, we wonder if it's going TLD .crazy

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Google just can't wait until ICANN reveals custom domain name bids in mid-June to say what it's trying to buy -- and it's clear that Mountain View went on a shopping spree. Some of the top-level domains in the land grab are ones you'd expect safeguarding Google's prized possessions,...
Google springs for .lol, .youtube domains, we wonder if it's going TLD .crazy

Japanese Gaming Giant GREE Just Dropped $210 Million On An iPhone Game Maker

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t looks like Japanese mobile gaming giant GREE Is on a shopping spree for mobile game makers. When we talked to founder Yoshikazu Tanaka last month, his company had just made an investment in IUGO, a Canadian mobile game maker. Now, GREE has spent $200 million to acquire Funzio, the developer...
Japanese Gaming Giant GREE Just Dropped $210 Million On An iPhone Game Maker

Apple goes on shopping spree, picks up Particle, Color

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Apple appears to be on another acquisition spree. The company has reportedly purchased a Web app company named Particle—or at least rounded up most of its employees—in addition to buying media-sharing social network Color. What Apple plans to do with the talent from the two companies remains a matter of...
Apple goes on shopping spree, picks up Particle, Color

Dell acquires Clerity as shopping spree continues

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Dell will lump Clerity in with the company’s services unit so it can help move legacy applications to cloud and other modern architectures....
Dell acquires Clerity as shopping spree continues

Apple squared, (four)squared

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I was down in Soho last week, visiting (of course) the new Manhattan REI store. After the shopping spree, I pulled out my iPhone and found a dinner recommendation on Explore: five of my friends had eaten at La Esquina, several of them more than once. Bingo. I go and...
Apple squared, (four)squared

Jena McGregor: Marissa Mayer is finally getting the right kind of attention

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Marissa Mayer has been going on a shopping spree. In recent months, the Yahoo CEO has been scrutinized heavily for the Web properties she's been buying. First there was all the attention paid to Summly, the news summary site founded by a 17-year-old kid, for which Mayer reportedly paid...
Jena McGregor: Marissa Mayer is finally getting the right kind of attention

RT @unclebobmartin: No Consequences for Government Employees Who Charged Massive Shopping Spree to Taxpayers: http://fxn.ws/afhc0C

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RT @unclebobmartin: No Consequences for Government Employees Who Charged Massive Shopping Spree to Taxpayers: http://fxn.ws/afhc0C
Amazon halts $7.99 monthly Prime plan after under 2 weeks of testing

Come iOS 6, Apple Will Reportedly Kiss Google Maps Goodbye

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Google’s map data has been baked into the iOS Maps app since the days of the first, thick, aluminum-backed iPhone, but that may no longer be the case once iOS 6 hits the streets. Unnamed sources told 9to5Mac that the Cupertino company would instead take that opportunity to reveal their...
Come iOS 6, Apple Will Reportedly Kiss Google Maps Goodbye

Crave giveaway: $300 gift certificate from accessory maker iSkin

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Need a new smartphone case, laptop bag, camera pouch, or set of earphones? You'll love this week's prize, a shopping spree at gadget-accessory maker iSkin. [Read more]...
Crave giveaway: $300 gift certificate from accessory maker iSkin

Apple's $18 billion shopping spree?

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Mint CEO Aaron Patzer isn't itching to sell his online budgeting service, but a company like Microsoft would do well to buy it anyway. No one's said much about it, but there it was, plain as day, in Apple's (AAPL) earnings call this week: Chief Financial Officer Peter Oppenheimer said...
Apple's $18 billion shopping spree?

Chrome beta for Android delivers a proxy-based speed boost, now syncs autofill and saved passwords

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As Google continues to work on improving Chrome for Android, today's update for the company's beta build of its browser appears to be a step in the right direction. Aside from the usual stability improvements and bug fixes, version 26.0.1410.26 adds two major additions. Lurking within this new software...
Chrome beta for Android delivers a proxy-based speed boost, now syncs autofill and saved passwords
Oracle looks to take a bigger bite of Facebook's juicy apple with Involver buy

What would you do with an invisibility cloak? | Open thread

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A device with the power to make pets vanish has been hailed as a first step towards invisibility. Tell us where you'd go undetectedScientists have unveiled the latest step towards creating an invisibility cloak. In the quest to be able to make people and objects completely unseen, a new device...
What would you do with an invisibility cloak? | Open thread

Apple Shopping Spree: What Tim Cook Could Buy

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(This post was originally published on sister blog Deal Journal.) Apple says it is buying back $10 billion in stock and launching a dividend payment to spend just under half of its cash pile on shareholders in the next three years. While Apple has avoided big acquisitions instead favoring buying...
Apple Shopping Spree: What Tim Cook Could Buy

Gannett Buys Mobile Consumer Rewards And Loyalty Platform, Key Ring

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Gannett is on a shopping spree. After the media company snapped up advertising company BLiNQ for $92 million a few weeks ago, Gannett is announcing the acquisition of Mobestream Media, maker of the Key Ring consumer rewards mobile platform, Key Ring. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Key Ring...
Gannett Buys Mobile Consumer Rewards And Loyalty Platform, Key Ring
Facebook is breaking these three records with its IPO

Playdom Continues Shopping Spree; Acquires Social Game Developer Merscom

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Playdom is continuing its shopping spree today with the acquisition of social game developer Merscom. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. It appears that the acquisition is based around talent and Merscom’s branded games business. Playdom says that it plans to leverage Merscom’s expertise in working with IP owners...
Playdom Continues Shopping Spree; Acquires Social Game Developer Merscom

Yahoo Isn't Just Grabbing Talent: Here's What Else Its Acquisitions Have In Common

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How Marissa Mayer's Shopping spree could fuel Yahoo's interest graph. Marissa Mayer is on a shopping spree. This week's announcement that Yahoo will acquire news aggregator Summly marks her sixth startup purchase since taking over as Yahoo's CEO in July. Related Articles Flickr's Secret Weapon In The Photo-Sharing Wars?...
Yahoo Isn't Just Grabbing Talent: Here's What Else Its Acquisitions Have In Common
Facebook’s shopping spree continues with Lightbox acqui-hire

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WWDC iOS 6 Rumors: What To Expect, Reject, and Wish For

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It’s WWDC time. Like, tomorrow. And we expect to see plenty of fun announcements, not least of which being a brand new mobile operating system, iOS 6. It’s the type of Apple product every iPhone owner can enjoy, and I’m more than pumped to bring you a full list of...
WWDC iOS 6 Rumors: What To Expect, Reject, and Wish For

Here's What Apple Could Buy With Its Huge Cash Pile (AAPL)

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One of the most astounding facts in Apple's latest earnings report is how quickly the company is adding to its cash pile. In just the first three months of this year, Apple added $12.5 billion to its cash balance, bringing the total amount of cash and investments up to a...
Here's What Apple Could Buy With Its Huge Cash Pile (AAPL)

PlasticJungle.com - Sell your unwanted gift card for up to 92% of its balance for your chance to win a $500 shopping spree

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PlasticJungle.com - Sell your unwanted gift card for up to 92% of its balance for your chance to win a $500 shopping spree

In-app purchase: the iPhone 3.0 shopping spree [video]

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[cnnmoney-video vid=/video/technology/2009/03/17/fortune.tt.iphone.fortune] Jon Fortt recaps Apple's preview of the next-generation iPhone OS, due this summer. (AAPL) (RIMM) (T) (PALM) (MOT) (NOK) (MSFT)...
In-app purchase: the iPhone 3.0 shopping spree [video]

Twitter Just Dropped ~ $200 Million Raiding One Building In Boston

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Twitter recently went on a startup shopping spree in Boston.  Actually, in one building: 1 Kendall Square. Last week, it acquired Crashlytics and Xconomy pegs the price at more than $100 million in cash and stock, much higher than initial reports suggested. (We find that a little hard to believe since...
Twitter Just Dropped ~ $200 Million Raiding One Building In Boston
Facebook’s mobile shopping spree: First Instagram, now Tagtile
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