Category: Business

Bloc, an online code learning school with different approach, raises $2 Million

Update: Bloc has removed the post from their website so the official blog is not accessible. We have seen quite a few startups who...

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Topsy was considered by Twitter as well, so why didn’t they buy it

Apple has continued its buying spree in 2013 with 10 acquisitions so far and the latest being the social analytics company Topsy...

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Facebook may acquire its first Indian startup, Little Eye Labs

Update (8th Jan, 2014): Little Eye Labs has confirmed that it has been acquired by Facebook, the deal is said to be worth between...

Apple buys Israeli company, PrimeSense who made motion sensors for Microsoft Kinect

Apple confirms buying PrimeSense, but How does it plan to use it?

After much speculation, Apple finally confirmed its deal with the Israeli company PrimeSense. PrimeSense mainly focuses on the 3-D...

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Pfizer Inc. dumps Blackberry for iOS and Android. Blackberry remains confident

Pfizer Inc., one of the world’s biggest drug manufacturing company has decided to dump Blackberry devices for Apple iOS and...

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Microsoft hoping to appoint its new CEO before the end of this year

Nokia event on 22nd October event (which will showcase Lumia Windows RT tablet) clashing with now confirmed Apple’s iPad/Mac...

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HTC and Beats’ partnership comes to an end, Beats finds another investor

HTC’s famous partnership with Beats Electronics finally comes to an end. Beats bought back the remaining stake that HTC had in...

Mopub acquired by Twitter

MoPub, a Mobile Advertising startup, acquired by Twitter for $350 million

Twitter has announced they have acquired a Mobile advertising firm named MoPub. As the name suggests, MoPub is a mobile-focused...

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Lookout, mobile security firm partners with Samsung KNOX, to launch Lookout for Business

Mobile security firm Lookout has partnered with Samsung, specifically the Samsung KNOX devices. Samsung KNOX devices are especially...

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Microsoft acquires Nokia’s Devices & Services Unit for $7.2 billion

In what qualifies as one of the most promising and interesting deals of the year, Microsoft has bought Nokia Devices & Services...

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RSA acquires PassBan, to provide Multifactor Authentication

RSA acquired a San-Francisco based security firm named PassBan yesterday. RSA, being one of the most reputed computer and Network...

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Google Local, another Google app bites the dust, to retire on Aug 7th

Google has announced that it will be shutting down the Google Local app for iOS on August 7th. Google Local had only released for...

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Yahoo adds more services to the list of apps shutting down

Yahoo is shutting down some of its services which are not used by a lot of people in general. These services will be added to that...

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WhatsApp $1 Billion Google buyout Not happening, Confirmed

WhatsApp has finally put all the rumors (regarding talks about selling the company to Google) to rest. WhatsApp has confirmed that...

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Google Compute Engine now accessible to devs buying Gold Package

There is no need to worry about the support if you are planning to sign up for the Google Compute Engine, a Google Cloud platform....

Amazon acquired Goodreads

Goodreads is set to be acquired by Amazon

In a yet another acquisition news, Amazon is all set to acquire Goodreads, a Social Network site for Book lovers. Amazon announced...

Cloudflare at Partner Palooza

CloudFlare signing up 3500 new users each day despite recent outage

In the event of outage, many questions are raised by the customers, an unsatisfying answer results in loss of the current and maybe...

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Google Reader to retire; Check the best alternatives here

Google has announced they are shutting down Google Reader on 1st July, 2013. Google says the reason of retiring the service is the...

Pulse app on mobile

Pulse, the News reading app is reportedly being bought by LinkedIn

Pulse has indeed come a long way, and the amount of growth it has seen in past few years is commendable to say the least. Hence it...

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Bitcasa grows by 13 percent since open beta launch

Bitcasa, the latest entrant in the Cloud Storage technology is undoubtedly a success. Bitcasa offers a service where you can store...