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Making SAP appealing again

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The German giant is trying to shake off its dusty enterprise image — and it is throwing hundreds of millions into that effort. FORTUNE — When you think SAP (SAP), you probably think uber-boring enterprise resource planning software. But the Walldorf, Germany-based company is trying hard to change that image....
Making SAP appealing again

InMobi Acquires MMTG Labs, The Startup Behind AppBistro And AppGalleries

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We’re hearing that mobile ad network InMobi has acquired MMTG Labs, a San Francisco startup that operates AppBistro, an application marketplace for Facebook pages, and AppGalleries, which is a white-label app store platform that is in use by the likes of Brit Media. The financial terms of the deal aren’t...
InMobi Acquires MMTG Labs, The Startup Behind AppBistro And AppGalleries
Digia to pay Nokia €4 million for Qt as framework heads towards cross-platform future

EMC Acquires A Startup That Can Catch Cybercriminals In The Act (EMC)

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EMC has bought one of the Valley's hottest up-and-coming security startups, Silver Tail Systems, for an undisclosed sum. The purchase is interesting for a bunch of reasons. Silver Tail was the brainchild of two former eBay execs: Laura Mather, a Ph.D. who's one of the world's experts on Internet fraud,...
EMC Acquires A Startup That Can Catch Cybercriminals In The Act (EMC)

Meet Chuck Dietrich: Marc Benioff's Intern Is Now A Wealthy Entrepreneur

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Chuck Dietrich is the CEO of SlideRocket, one of a pair of unusual companies bought by VMware in the spring of 2011.  In short, he's living the Silicon Valley dream with a charmed career.  The short version is this: Do a startup after college, sell it for a lot (a...
Meet Chuck Dietrich: Marc Benioff's Intern Is Now A Wealthy Entrepreneur

Openwave, ‘Inventors Of The Mobile Internet’, Sells Software Biz To Focus On Patents

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Mobile messaging, in its traditional sense, is on the decline, and the patent world is hot, hot, hot, and today one company that plays in both areas showed where it sees its stronger ties at the moment. Openwave, which calls itself the “inventor of the mobile internet” for the early...
Openwave, ‘Inventors Of The Mobile Internet’, Sells Software Biz To Focus On Patents

Care.com acquires back-up child and adult care specialist Parents in a Pinch

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Care.com, one of the largest services used by families to find high-quality caregivers, has acquired Parents in a Pinch, a back-up child and adult care specialist, for an undisclosed sum. The deal, which was announced today but formally closed on December 31 last year, will allow Care.com to expand upon...
Care.com acquires back-up child and adult care specialist Parents in a Pinch

As Geoloqi gets acquired by ESRI, founder Amber Case talks about future of geo-location

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Geo-location just got a bit more more interesting. Geoloqi, a platform that helps developers leverage location in their applications, has been acquired by GIS service, ESRI for an undisclosed sum. While the Portland-based company will be a part of ESRI, its founder, Amber Case, tells us that everything, including products,...
As Geoloqi gets acquired by ESRI, founder Amber Case talks about future of geo-location
Hungry for forecasting tech, HotelTonight buys PrimaTable

Cisco invests in virtualisation specialist Parallels to boost its cloud and datacenter solutions

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Hosting and cloud service enablement firm Parallels has announced today that networking equipment manufacturer Cisco has made an equity investment in the company, which will support a number of joint go-to-market products designed to deliver “industry-leading cloud service delivery capabilities”. It’s hoped that the investment, which is an undisclosed sum,...
Cisco invests in virtualisation specialist Parallels to boost its cloud and datacenter solutions
Brand protection startup Mark Monitor acquired by Thompson Reuters

Yahoo agrees to return Indonesian check-in service Koprol to its founders

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Yahoo-owned Koprol, the one time Foursquare-rival based out of Indonesia, has completed a 360-degree journey back to its founders, after the US-based Web giant agreed to return ownership of the name, domain and all associated intellectual property and trademarks, according to local tech blog Daily Social. The move represents a change of...
Yahoo agrees to return Indonesian check-in service Koprol to its founders
Ed-tech startup promises its Amazon-like recommendation tool will get you through college faster

Now 18M Users Strong, Edmodo Makes Its First Acquisition In Root-1 To Become The App Market For Education

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After spending years working as technicians at public schools, Jeff O’Hara and Nicolas Borg launched Edmodo in 2008 to address what they had come to see as a huge gap in the teacher-student relationship: The need for a better, safer way for teachers to connect and communicate with their students....
Now 18M Users Strong, Edmodo Makes Its First Acquisition In Root-1 To Become The App Market For Education

Facebook Acquires Eye Tracking Startup GazeHawk For Talent

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Facebook has acquired eye tracking service GazeHawk for an undisclosed sum, according to Brian Krausz, co-founder of GazeHawk. Normally eye tracking technology requires special hardware, but GazeHawk only uses your web cam. Advertisers and others wanting to optimize their websites, can use the technology to see if anything caught your eye. The...
Facebook Acquires Eye Tracking Startup GazeHawk For Talent

Adobe Acquires Ideacodes

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Adobe’s design firm acquisition spree has claimed another company. Adobe on Tuesday purchased San Francisco-based design consultancy Ideacodes for an undisclosed sum. The company, a boutique user-experience design outfit, and its co-founders Emily Chang and Max Kiesler will be rolled into Adobe’s Creative Cloud team. Ideacodes is Adobe’s third design-related...
Adobe Acquires Ideacodes

Google Buys BufferBox To Match Amazon's Locker For Convenient Shipping

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Google has acquired Canadian parcel delivery start-up BufferBox Friday for an undisclosed sum. BufferBox is like a PIN-protected P.O. box for packages that solves the problem of missed deliveries. It's a service that mirrors the Locker service Amazon began offering earlier this month. Google's acquisition of BufferBox signals that it's serious...
Google Buys BufferBox To Match Amazon's Locker For Convenient Shipping

Smarsh acquires AdvisorSquare from Symantec

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Smarsh has acquired financial website template service AdvisorSquare from Symantec for an undisclosed sum....
Smarsh acquires AdvisorSquare from Symantec

Airbnb acquires its British competitor Crashpadder just in time for the Olympics

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In its continuing conquest to dominate Europe, Airbnb has just acquired its British competitor Crashpadder for an undisclosed sum. Both companies offer the same peer-to-peer accommodation marketplace, i.e. a chance for homeowners, renters and landlords to monetize their spare room, and for visitors to enjoy alternative housing options instead of hotels or...
Airbnb acquires its British competitor Crashpadder just in time for the Olympics

Dropbox 'acqui-hires' Seattle music service Audiogalaxy

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Audiogalaxy, a music file sharing service that was started more than a decade ago by Michael Merhej, Tom Kleinpeter and Viraj Mody, has been acquired by fast-growing Dropbox for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition has led to all sorts of speculation that a cloud music service might be on the way for...
Dropbox 'acqui-hires' Seattle music service Audiogalaxy

Amazon Buys 3D-Mapping Startup UpNext (AMZN)

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Amazon purchased 3D mapping startup UpNext for an undisclosed sum, GigaOm reports. Amazon doesn't have its own proprietary mapping app, and it looks like it is taking a page out of Apple's playbook by buying up a 3D mapping startup. The maps aren't quite as sophisticated as you'll see on...
Amazon Buys 3D-Mapping Startup UpNext (AMZN)

Pepper Rises: Active Networks Relaunches Plancast With A New Design

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Plancast, a TC alumni startup that limped along in the deadpool for a few years, has just relaunched under new ownership. ActiveNetwork paid an undisclosed sum last spring and spent the summer updating the site. Co-founders Jay Marcyes and Mark Hendrickson are no longer maintaining the service. “We made a...
Pepper Rises: Active Networks Relaunches Plancast With A New Design

Online group-messaging startup Sazneo acquired by business software company Access Group

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Business management software provider Access Group has acquired East London startup Sazneo for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition of Sazneo’s online collaboration tech, which has been likened to Yammer, comes just a few months after Colchester, England-based Access officially launched its SaaS-based self-service platform, Access aCloud. The acquisition is designed to...
Online group-messaging startup Sazneo acquired by business software company Access Group

Facebook acquires Face.com for undisclosed sum

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The social network plans to continue to support Face.com's developer community, though what it has planned for the service is unknown at this point. [Read more]...
Facebook acquires Face.com for undisclosed sum

Microsoft Acquires PhoneFactor To Keep Hackers From Destroying Your Life

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Microsoft wants to make sure that its customers don't suffer the fate of Wired's Mat Honan. Today they acquired a tiny 50-person company, PhoneFactor, that turns your cell phone into a password-verification device for an undisclosed sum. Hackers nearly destroyed Honan's digital life two months ago. On the hunt for...
Microsoft Acquires PhoneFactor To Keep Hackers From Destroying Your Life

Thomson Reuters Acquires Brand Protection Company MarkMonitor

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Thomson Reuters announced today that it has made a deal to acquire a brand protection company called MarkMonitor for an undisclosed sum. The MarkMonitor website says the company offers a suite of products and services that include brand protection (i.e., protecting trademarks and commerce), anti-piracy, anti-fraud, and domain management. The...
Thomson Reuters Acquires Brand Protection Company MarkMonitor

OtterBox buys rival case maker LifeProof, drops ongoing patent suit

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At the CTIA conference on Wednesday, mobile device case maker OtterBox announced that it has purchased TreeFrog Developments Inc., DBA LifeProof, known commercially as "LifeProof," for an undisclosed sum and has officially dropped allegations of patent infringement against the company.    ...
OtterBox buys rival case maker LifeProof, drops ongoing patent suit

Yahoo buying iOS app Summly, removes it from App Store for 'power nap'

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Internet giant Yahoo continued its acquisition push on Monday, bringing iOS news summarization app Summly into the fold for an undisclosed sum....
Yahoo buying iOS app Summly, removes it from App Store for 'power nap'

Forget Zynga: the key for Vostu layoffs could be Orkut

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One day after the rumor first emerged, the social gaming company Vostu has confirmed in a press release that layoffs are in the plans. While the startup didn’t announce how many workers it would let go, Brazilian sources suspect that the number could be as high as 200 – mostly...
Forget Zynga: the key for Vostu layoffs could be Orkut

Belkin to take Linksys from Cisco for an undisclosed sum

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It’s been a big week for deal-making over at Cisco Systems. One day after announcing the blockbuster purchase of tiny Israeli mobile networking startup Intucell for $475 million, Cisco is turning around and selling one of its biggest former acquisitions, Linksys, to home-networking competitor Belkin. No financial details were revealed....
Belkin to take Linksys from Cisco for an undisclosed sum
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