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Apple close to acquiring 'Pandora for talk radio app' Swell for $30 million

It looks like Apple could be about to make another significant acquisition.

Apple's 'Complicated' Beats Acquisition Could Be Delayed For Several Reasons

One new report is considering why Apple hasn't yet announced its acquisition of Beats Electronics.

Confirmed: AT&T To Purchase DirecTV For Almost $50 Billion

U.S. carrier AT&T is indeed looking to purchase DirecTV for a huge sum.

Apple Acquires Micro-LED Company LuxVue Technology

The company focuses on making power-efficient displays.

Intel, Not Apple, Is Rumored To Have Purchased Basis Science

Intel has reportedly made an interesting wearables acquisition.

Popular Skype Rival Viber Acquired By Rakuten For $900 Million

Viber has been acquired by the Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten for $900 million.

Social TV Startup Viggle Acquires NextGuide TV Guide App Developer Dijit Media

Viggle, the startup whose namesake app rewards users for checking into TV shows and tagging music, has acquired NextGuide developer Dijit Media.

Facebook Acquires Jibbigo Offline Translation Developer Mobile Technologies

Facebook has acquired Mobile Technologies, developer of the popular Jibbigo Translator application.

Apple's Biggest Investment Last Quarter Was Itself

Guess who Apple bought into last quarter for $16 billion.

Spindle Discovery Service Joins Twitter's Flock

Spindle has been acquired by the micro-blogging service Twitter, according to a recent blog post added to Spindle's website.

Yahoo Looks To Social Video Service Qwiki For Its Next Acquisition

Yahoo is reportedly planning on purchasing another popular online service.

Updated: Sparrow Mail Has Been Acquired By Google

Say farewell to the idea of push notifications for Sparrow!

Only Good Things Will Follow: Facebook Acquires Gift-Giving App Karma

Hot on the heels of its debut on Wall Street, Facebook has announced that it has acquired the popular gift-giving app Karma.

Following Instagram Buy, Facebook Acquires Ambient Location-Based App Glancee

Touted as "serendipity supercharged," Glancee has been acquired by Facebook.

Jetpack Joyride Developer Acquires Cross-Platform Porting Technology

Halfbrick Studios announced that it had acquired Onan Games and its Mandreel porting technology.

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Has Apple Just Purchased A Flash Memory Firm Based In Israel?

Apple is expected to have finalized its acquisition of Anobit, an Israeli flash memory firm, for a rumored sum of $400-500 million.

Could Electronic Arts Buy PopCap For Over One Billion Dollars?

According to TechCrunch, Electronic Arts is in late state acquisition discussions with PopCap Games - the company behind mobile classics such as Plants vs. Zombies and Bejewelled.

Is Electronic Arts Going To Suck Firemint Dry?

For better or worse, EA's purchase of Firemint will have critical ramifications in the mobile gaming industry.

Apple Did Try To Buy Palm

Dan Frommer from Businessinsider has discovered quite an interesting little story today. Apparently, Apple tried to buy Palm not that long ago.

Disney Taps Into Tapulous

Interesting news is developing in the App Store world right now as Disney has apparently just acquired iOS game developer Tapulous.