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TechCrunch bought by AOL

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TechCrunch has quickly grown to be one of the driving forces behind the huge and dynamic world of online technology news media. In its five years of life, founder Michael Arrington has grown his news...

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Google acquires Picnik.com

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Google announced that it has acquired another small company today, Picnik.com. According to Yahoo.com, the financial terms for the deal were not disclosed; Picnik employs 20 people and is 5 years old. The 20...

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Apple games console in the pipeline?

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News is circulating that there is some growing evidence to support the release of an Apple games console in the coming future. The credibility of this is still slightly hazy considering there have been a...

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Oracle to buy Sun for $7.4 billion

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Sun Microsystems and Oracle Corporation announced today they have entered into an agreement under which Oracle will acquire Sun. The transaction is valued at approximately $7.4 billion, with Oracle purchasing Sun stock with cash for...

Physics Acceleration Heats Up: Intel to Purchase Havok

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Intel has signed a definitive agreement to purchase software developer Havok Incorporated, a company that provides various software development tools to digital animation and game developers as well as one of the largest providers for...

HP adds a touch of flair with purchase of VoodooPC

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U.S. computer giant Hewlett-Packard is adding a touch of flair to its all-business reputation by buying Calgary-based VoodooPC, the company announced this evening. VoodooPC produces idiosyncratic, one-of-a-kind high-performance computers, mostly for gamers. Co-owner Ravi Sood...

Adobe Announce Purchase of Macromedia

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Adobe has today announced plans to purchase Macromedia for an all-stock transaction worth $3.4 Billion. Macromedia shareholders will receive 69% a share of Adobe for each one they hold, which represents approx....

GAME extends online reach with Gameplay purchase

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Leading UK videogame retail chain GAME has made an aggressive move into the online retail space with the acquisition of online retailer Gameplay, which is expected to continue to operate as a separate brand. The...

Symantec Completes Brightmail Purchase

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Symantec Corp. on Tuesday said it has completed the acquisition of Brightmail, a maker of spam-filtering products. Symantec, which makes anti-virus and security software, said it now planned on integrating Brightmail's technology into...

Infinium Labs announces revised stock purchase

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Infinium Labs announces a stock purchase agreement worth $44 million, replacing the $15 million commitments announced in January. Infinium Labs has today announced a revised stock purchase agreement with commitments of $44...

Nokia faces challenge to Symbian purchase

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Symbian shareholders are considering blocking a move by mobile handset manufacturer Nokia to take a majority stake in the UK-based mobile phone software company. Psion has agreed to sell its 31.1pc stake in Symbian to...

Free Game with Purchase of GCN

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Thanks Jean-Martin A. Nintendo confirmed to IGNcube today that beginning February 9 and running through May of this year, consumers who buy a GameCube for $149.99 at participating retailers will get a free game with...

Warthog to purchase Zed Two

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Think of it as Wolverine: Wetrix's Revenge. Warthog PLC, the English team currently in development with Activision's X-Men: Wolverine's Revenge and Mace Griffon: Bounty Hunter, announced today it has acquired British development...

Quake II Downloadable Purchase

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id Software announced today that Quake II for the PC is now available for purchase from its site as a download. Simply purchase the game and download it immediately to begin playing on the spot!...

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