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Popular fitness app Runkeeper acquired by sportswear company Asics
The last remaining prominent independent health and fitness tracking app has also been acquired by a big-name sportswear company.
| February 13
Confirmed: Microsoft acquired app with same name as its Groove music service
The music app in question is Zikera's Groove and Microsoft’s music service is, of course, Groove, formerly known as Xbox Music.
| February 10
Popular mobile accessory makers Zagg and Mophie announce merger
Two of the biggest names in the mobile accessory business is joining forces.
| February 3
Microsoft acquires popular AI-powered predictive keyboard app SwiftKey
Microsoft is set to acquire SwiftKey, the maker of the popular predictive keyboard app of the same name, for $250 million.
| February 3
Spotify acquires messaging app startups Soundwave and Cord Project
Spotify has just made a couple of startup acquisitions, both of which have to do with messaging.
In light of Pandora deal, what happens next to your Rdio account?
What happens next to the accounts of Rdio users, particularly paying subscribers?
| November 21
Video-editing app maker Fly Labs joins Google Photos team
Expect Google Photos to be a lot better over the coming months at least when it comes to video editing.
| November 7
Expect more upgrades to the iPhone's camera as Apple has acquired LinX Imaging
Apple has acquired LinX Imaging, an Israel-based camera technology company, for a reported $20 million.
| April 15
Apple reportedly acquired smart keyboard app maker Dryft last year
The acquisition is hinted at by the LinkedIn profile of the former CTO and a cofounder of Dryft.
| April 9
Google acquires Toontastic and TeleStory maker Launchpad Toys
Google is apparently looking to play with technology that’s designed especially for kids.
| February 5
Under Armour acquires popular health and fitness apps MyFitnessPal and Endomondo
The popular sports clothing and accessories company Under Armour has just picked up a couple of popular health and fitness apps.
| February 5
TripAdvisor acquires startup behind popular automated travel journal app Rove
Rove is an iPhone app that functions as an automated private journal.
| February 2
Thanks to its new acquisition, Slack is set to get voice, video and screen sharing features
Slack has just made an acquisition that’s set to make team communication on its popular service easier than it already is.
| January 29
Travel buddies: Expedia acquires Travelocity for $280 million
The deal effectively cements an agreement reached by the two travel sites in 2013.
| January 24
Ahead of rumored Beats Music relaunch, Apple acquires music analytics startup Semetric
With Musicmetric, Apple could provide its partner labels and artists on Beats Music with its own tool for tracking user engagement data.
Dropbox acquires startup behind popular document-editing app CloudOn
As a result of its merging with Dropbox, CloudOn is scheduled to shut down its service on March 15.
Facebook unveils voice transcription feature in Messenger, acquires design firm
Facebook has just begun testing voice transcription in Messenger. In addition, it has just acquired a boutique design firm.
| January 17
Google rumored to buy Softcard mobile payment company to better take on Apple Pay
Google is reportedly in talks to acquire Softcard (formerly Isis) in a bid to better take on Apple Pay.
| January 17
Tinder matches with Tappy as Kabam teams up with TapZen and Magic Pixel
Another pair of acquisition news in the mobile app industry have come our way.
| January 14
Capital One buys Level Money as Zomato picks up Urbanspoon
A couple of significant acquisitions in the app industry have just been announced.
| January 13
Facebook acquires video compression startup as Twitter nears launch of new video feature
Facebook has acquired a video compression startup, while Twitter has reportedly been preparing to launch a new native video feature.
| January 9
Watch out, Siri and Google Now: Facebook acquires voice recognition startup Wit.ai
Facebook has acquired the voice recognition and artificial intelligence startup Wit.ai.
| January 6
Intel acquires 1Password competitor PasswordBox for its Security Group
The acquisition effectively hires all of PasswordBox’s 48 employees into the Intel Security Group.
| December 1