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THQ Acquires Big Huge Games

Without disclosing how much it set them back, THQ is currently in the process of finalizing its latest purchase of Big Huge Games -the development studio which brought us such popular gems as Rise of... More...

Novell Acquires Senforce

Novell has acquired endpoint security management vendor Senforce Technologies in a play to extend Novell's policy-management offerings. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. In July, Novell and Senforce, based in Waltham, Mass., announced... More...

Blockbuster Acquires Movielink

The rivarly between two popular online movie rental businesses, Netflix and Blockbuster's Total Access, is about to heat up; Total Access, although reportedly adding subscribers faster than Netflix, lagged behind in one area: on demand... More...

Google acquires GrandCentral

Google has acquired GrandCentral Communications for an undisclosed sum. GrandCentral lets users combine all their phone numbers and voicemail boxes under one phone number. From there, users can set up their accounts so that the... More...

Google acquires server software company Peakstream

Google has acquired Peakstream, a Redwood City, California-based developer of software for multicore and parallel processors. The search giant declined to disclose terms of the deal. Peakstream's flagship product, PeakStream Workstation for Microsoft Windows, was... More...

News Corp. acquires Photobucket, Flektor

Online photo sharing, storage and creativity Web site Photobucket is being acquired by Fox Interactive Media, a division of News Corporation. In a separate deal, News Corporation said it is also acquiring real-time video and... More...

eBay Acquires StumbleUpon

eBay Incorporated has announced it has acquired StumbleUpon, an early-stage company that helps people discover and share content online, for an aggregate transaction value of approximately $75 million. StumbleUpon, currently servicing 2.3 million users, gives... More...

OCZ Acquires PC Power & Cooling

OCZ has announced it has acquired American supplier of power supply units PC Power & Cooling. Originally founded in 1985, PC Power & Cooling has been a frontrunner in ultra high-performance power supplies and cooling... More...

Best Buy Acquires Speakeasy

Speakeasy, one of the largest DSL providers in the United States, has been acquired by Best Buy for $97 million, which the companies put at 20% greater than Speakeasy's 2006 revenues. Best Buy’s plan is... More...

BitTorrent acquires µTorrent

BitTorrent has acquired µTorrent, another file-sharing application that uses BitTorrent's software protocol, it announced Thursday. The acquisition is another move by BitTorrent to make itself into a legitimate competitor in the online content business. Late... More...

Adobe Acquires Serious Magic

Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) today announced it has acquired Serious Magic Inc.™, maker of video software and communications tools for creative professional, business, consumer, and education markets. With Serious Magic solutions such as DV Rack... More...

Apple Acquires Silicon Color Technologies

Apple has acquired the technolgies of Silion Color, which manufactures the FinalTouch range of colour correction software. A note on the company website says: "We are pleased to announce that all Silicon Color technology... More...

Microsoft acquires Winternals Software

On Tuesday, Microsoft announced it has acquired Winternals Software, a small maker of Windows utility programs, in a deal that the software maker hopes will add key technical talent to its operating system development team.... More...

Activision Acquires James Bond License

Number-two publisher takes over spy-film-inspired game license after archrival Electronic Arts ends agreement; now holds PC, handheld, and console rights until 2014. Since 2002, Electronic Arts has held the license to publish games based... More...

Corel Acquires WinZip, Completes IPO

Corel Corporation has completed the acquisition of WinZip Computing. WinZip has faced increased competition in recent years, notably the inclusion of basic Zip compressed folder handling within Windows XP itself, but WinZip is still the... More...

Dell Acquires Alienware

Thanks to bangbang023 and C-Squarez from the forums for the heads up on this one: Dell just announced that it is indeed acquiring Alienware:... More...

Google Acquires Writely

Thanks to Aaron Meck (Armeck) & DigeratiPrime for the heads up on this Discussion of a web based productivity suite from Google hasbeen making the... More...

Microsoft acquires £6m FCO deal

Microsoft has recently secured a contract at The Foreign & Commonwealth Office for another three years, signing a £6m contract which promises to have Microsoft update and support the department's Windows-based applications. ... More...

Google acquires Dodgeball.com!

Google has acquired New York-based Dodgeball, the cellular SMS hook-up service. "You're two guys doing some pretty cool stuff, why not let us help you out and let's see what you can do with it"... More...

Elevation Partners acquires Eidos

UK publisher accepts $135 million bid from US venture capital firm partly run by Irish rocker Bono. Just one day after the well-regarded British newspaper The Daily Telegraph reported that Eidos was... More...

SEGA acquires Creative Assembly

SEGA Europe today announced that in addition to publishing UK-based Creative Assembly's first console game, as reported earlier this week, it has bought the entire company. Reports suggest SEGA paid as little as $30m for... More...

Midway Acquires Paradox Development

Midway Games has announced their acquistion of Paradox Development (not to be confused with Paradox Entertainment in Europe), who is currently working on Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks. Midway purchased the privately held Moorpark, California developer... More...

Tiger Telematics acquires Warthog

Today Tiger Telematics announced that they have aquired Warthog. Warthog is a UK-based game developer. This $1.1 millionn deal is expected to bring Warthog's game library to its handheld system. The Gizmondo mobile gaming device,... More...

Yahoo Acquires Musicmatch Inc.

Internet heavyweight Yahoo has just announced that it will be acquiring Musicmatch Inc. for $160 million in cash. Set to close in Q4 of this year, the deal will see Musicmatch Inc. become a direct... More...

Apple acquires Zayante

Apple Computer on Thursday announced it bought Zayante, a privately held FireWire technology design company, for an undisclosed sum. Zayante, based in Scotts Valley, California, specializes in building components for consumer electronics products to... More...

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